Year: 2009

SOFA:Chicago 2009

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Posted in Exhibitons and Shows

Jeffrey Lloyd Dever, Morning Refuge, 2009 Polymer clay, wire, thread, card stock 7.75”H x 12.5”W x 5.25” D Both Jeff and I are exhibiting work at SOFA:Chicago this week.  Pictured above is one of two teapots being shown by Del Mano Gallery.  I asked Jeff to tell me a little about these pieces.

Here’s An Incentive

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Posted in Polymer Collection Project, Publications

Pier Voulkos, Neckpiece (detail), c. 1995 (see credits below) As a reader of this website, you’re familiar with the “Collection Project,” our effort to put polymer art on the map and into the permanent collections of major museums throughout the nation. In order to ensure publication of the first hardcover museum catalog on the medium, and to help underwrite a major exhibition of polymer art at the Racine Art Museum in Wisconsin, we've set a goal to raise $100,000. You may have already decided to support that effort. But if you haven’t taken the time yet to write out a

Winters, Bishoff: A Final Look at Sculpting Color

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Posted in Artist's Commentary, Exhibitons and Shows

Elise Winters, Red RUFFLE Ruche, 2009 polymer, acrylic 8 x 9 x 1″, promised gift, Newark Museum My artist’s statement read: “Concern for color and light has followed me through every phase of my artistic career.

Dustin: A Closer Look at Sculpting Color

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Posted in Artist's Commentary, Exhibitons and Shows

Kathleen Dustin, Allium Pod, 2008 3’h x 3’w x 9”d Polymer clay Kathleen commented: “To fulfill it’s educational mission, The Fuller Craft Museum likes to have pieces that people can touch included in their exhibitions, and I allowed them to use my table sculpture, “Allium Pod” for this purpose in the exhibition “Sculpting Color: Works in Polymer Clay”. The sculpture is 28” long, 8” in diameter and the museum made a small stand to secure it to the pedestal so people wouldn’t cause it to roll off when touching. They also provided white gloves for patrons to put on before

Diffendaffer, Gozonar, McCambly: a Closer Look at Sculpting Color

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Posted in Artist's Commentary, Exhibitons and Shows

Grant Diffendaffer, Cosmic Ray, 2009 Polymer clay, poplar, thread, rod, glue 3 x 12 x 6″ Grant wrote about his pieces saying: These pieces are relics of my engagement with the era of Raygun Gothic design. Come with me as we go back to the future as it was imagined in the first part of the 20th century – remember when anything was possible as humankind set its sights on the stars – and chuckle at our naivete! I hope this work brings you pleasure as you remember the promised future that never arrived, and inspire you to imagine with