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"CALL FOR ENTRIES FOR 2ND ANNUAL WORKS IN WOOD SHOW"
1999-07-28 until 1999-07-28
David Rago Auction Center
USA United States of America
A call for entries for the juried 2nd Annual Works in Wood Exhibition has
been announced. Artists interested in receiving an application are asked
to send a self addressed stamped envelope to Wood, 4 Runnemede, New Hope,
PA 18938. Deadline for application is September 1, 1999 for the show
opening October 16, 1999 at the David Rago Auction Center, 333 North Main
Street in Lambertville, New Jersey ( across the bridge from New Hope, PA).
The exhibition is open to all artists who use wood as their primary medium
in any category including sculpture, contemporary craft, fine furniture,
and conceptual works. There will be cash awards in various categories.
Applications are also available at the Golden Door Gallery & New Hope
Information Center in New Hope and Riverbank Arts in Stockton, NJ. Anyone
interested in sponsoring an award or being placed on the reception mailing
list may call 215-862-3396.
Jurors for this year's exhibition include:
Mira Nakashima-Yarnall, vice-president and Design Director of the
internationally renowned Nakashima Studios, who has exhibited her work in
fine galleries and museums around the world. She has designed and
supervised construction of a Vermont home of Steve Rockefeller; designed
and supervised the Nakashima Memorial Room at James Michener Art Museum,
coordinated the Soul of a Tree Retrospective show and catalog in Japan,
1993: Full Circle traveling show at the American Craft Museum,1989- 1990;
as well as operating the Nakashima Studios in New Hope.
Robin Larsen, arts consultant/artist who has juried and curated numerous
art and contemporary crafts exhibitions for galleries, art centers and
museums including the Contemporary Arts Center in New Orleans, River Arts
Center, Contemporary Arts Corridor, Kennedy Foundation, Muhlenberg
College, as well as for her own contemporary arts gallery which she
operated for twelve years in New Hope, PA. She serves on panels for the
Pennsylvania and The New Jersey State Council on the Arts, and formerly
served as the Executive Director of the New Hope Arts Commission.
Albert LeCoff, Co-founder and Executive Director of the Wood Turning
Center, Philadelphia's international educational association dedicated to
promoting the art and culture of lathe turning. LeCoff has organized
symposia and exhibitions to promote lathe turning for more than twenty
years and has lectured at such notable events as Rencountres Europeenes de
la Tournerie in France and the American Craft Council in New York. He has
curated exhibitions for the Michener Art Museum, Winterthur Museum, Berman
Museum of Art, Hagley Museum, and Yale University.