Join us for a family-friendly afternoon of all things metal at Mingei Museum! Talk to local artist-metalsmiths and blacksmiths about the past and future of metal, view demonstrations of different techniques, grab a seat at an anvil and see what it’s like to “forge” clay, participate in a family tour of Struck by Modernism and catch an exclusive [...]
To celebrate the new exhibition, Forging On, Mingei has invited 3 metalsmiths to demonstrate their craft, at a family event on October 5 from 1-4. I will be demonstrating Anticlastic Raising. A METAL AND BLACKSMITH FESTIVAL Join us for a family-friendly afternoon of all things metal! Talk to local artist-metalsmiths and blacksmiths about the past [...]
Featured on the OMA Website, this bold and stylish cuff bracelet was made just for the OMA Art Exhibition and Auction: Featuring work by over 80 artists this silent and live art auction is a terrific opportunity to collect exceptional works of art while supporting OMA at the same time.The Art Auction exhibition opens October [...]
GREAT new article in the UT about the exhibition here. “It’s always about whether the work is contemporary and pushing the envelope of the craft medium of their choice,” said Levi Casias, the group’s president. “And it’s always about the craftsman or artist who is willing to push their content ideas in a new direction.” [...]
The Mingei Exhibition Allied Craftsmen Today features my 5 individual copper sculptures which complete a single piece, rendered here by fashion designer Elina Sheripova to illustrate how they are worn. Purposefully, the museum display exaggerates the context-disassociation between sculpture and function, and purifies the forms as "Art."
Allied Craftsmen Today opened on June 15 to a giant crowd, this exhibition pushes the boundaries of craft and, in my case, Jewelry. Come in and see the entirely wearable pieces stand like dueling sea-creatures displayed deliberately and beautifully "out of context" for the greatest impact!
Last night, the opening night of Allied Craftsmen Today was mobbed, and this contemporary show really stretches the limits of the definition of craft. I am honored and thrilled to be exhibited at the Mingei, amongst so many notable colleagues. This is "Corset II," one of five parts of one piece powerfully and starkly displayed:
The Mingi's 35th anniversary, and Community Celebration Weekend corresponds with the opening of Allied Craftsmen Today. Mingei is offering free admission to anyone and everyone who comes into the museum this weekend. If you come on Sunday from 12-4 pm, there will also be art activities and events for our monthly Family Sunday program. A Superb exhibition [...]
Please join us at the opening at Mingei International Museum and view for the first time a 3 part sculpture I am creating for the exhibition: Allied Craftsmen Today. See the most current work of San Diego's Allied Craftsmen in the exhibition which is a continuation of the high profile: SAN DIEGO’S CRAFT REVOLUTION – From Post War Modern to [...]