December 3, 2005 – January 27, 2006
Ethel Sergeant Clark Smith Gallery
“Craft Forms 2005,” a national juried exhibition and sale of contemporary craft, will open at the Wayne Art Center on December 3, 2005, and continue through January 27, 2006. The show will feature works in ceramics, wood, fiber, metal, glass and mixed media from the nation’s leading craft artists.
The eleventh annual “Craft Forms” attracted over 769 entries by craft artists from the United States and Canada. David R. McFadden, juror for “Craft Forms 2005,” chose 97 objects, by 84 artists from 27 states, for this year’s show. He will present $3,000 in awards to artists at the opening reception. Mr. McFadden will deliver a “Juror’s Talk” on his selections on Saturday, December 3, at 1:00 p.m. in the Center’s Ethel Sergeant Clark Smith Gallery. The lecture is free and open to the public.
David Revere McFadden is currently Chief Curator and Vice President for Programs and Collections at the Museum of Arts & Design in New York City. McFadden has organized over 150 exhibitions on decorative arts, design and craft, covering developments from the ancient world to the present day. He has published over 100 books, articles, catalogues and reviews worldwide, and has delivered over 300 lectures and papers to national and international audiences. Mr. McFadden has also received the Presidential Award for Excellence in 1994, 1995 and 1997.
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