Sharon Church work acquired by Pinakothek der Moderne’s Danner Foundation

Sienna Patti Contemporary is incredibly proud to announce the acquisition of artist Sharon Church’s 2016 Catch Brooch by the Danner Foundation. This wonderful brooch will now reside in the Danner Rotunda at Munich’s Pinakothek der Moderne as part of the International Design Museum’s (Die Neue Sammlung) collection. Made of hand-carved pear wood, diamonds, and oxidized…

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MAD acquires MALLORY WESTON work for permanent collection

Sienna Patti Contemporary is pleased to announce a recent museum acquisition by the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD Museum) New York. The 2016 piece, Black & Gold Snakeskin Bow  by artist MALLORY WESTON was acquired for the permanent collection. Barbara Gifford, Assistant Curator writes, “Mallory Weston applies the highest standards of making to her…

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LAUREN KALMAN finalist for 2019 BURKE PRIZE

Congratulations to LAUREN KALMAN, a finalist for the Museum of Arts And Design’s Burke Prize. Awarded to a contemporary artist under the age of forty-five working in glass, fiber, clay, metal, and/or wood the finalists represent emerging voices expanding the disciplines at the core of American studio craft movement whose highly accomplished work demonstrates a…

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MFA Boston acquires our 20th Anniversary project

Sienna Patti Contemporary is pleased to announce a recent museum acquisition by the Museum of Fine Arts Boston. The 2019 piece, Charmed, was acquired for the permanent collection. ‘The tour-de-force bracelet, Charmed, featuring the work of more than 70 artists, some who are now represented in the collection for the first time, will be contextualized alongside…

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MONTEREY MUSEUM OF ART | exhibition & lecture

Saturday, February 09, 2019 10am – 4pm Join us at the Monterey Museum of Art for a day of jewelry history, conversation and presentation. Starting at 10 am, join us for a members-only champagne preview followed by an 11am public lecture and discussion led by Sienna Patti about the history of artist made jewelry with a focus…

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NYC Jewelry Week | November 12-18, 2018 | selected events & exhibitions

NYC Jewelry Week is NYC’s first and only week dedicated to promoting the world of jewelry through educational and innovative NYC focused programming. In its inaugural year, NYCJW features groundbreaking exhibitions, educational lectures, explorative workshops, exclusive tours, and unique collaborations with the best and brightest businesses, brands, individual jewelers, artists, and designers throughout NYC. Below…

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MFA Houston acquires Kivarkis work for permanent collection

Sienna Patti Contemporary is pleased to announce a recent museum acquisition by the Museum of Fine Arts Houston. The 2017 piece, Movement Image II  by artist Anya Kivarkis was acquired for the permanent collection. Anna Walker, recently named the Assistant Curator, Decorative Arts, Craft, and Design, states: “The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston is thrilled to add Anya Kivarkis’s…

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Susie Ganch & Venetia Dale featured in Washington Post

“No need to don skinny jeans and tease your hair to see “Heavy Metal” at the National Museum of Women in the Arts”, writes Sadie Dingfelder in THE WASHINGTON POST. The article features multiple works by gallery artists Susie Ganch and  Venetia Dale. Heavy Metal, is the the fifth installment in NMWA’s Women to Watch exhibition series, showcases contemporary artists…

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Lola Brooks featured in Atlanta Journal-Constitution

“I’m really interested in the polarities of existence as a human being on this earth — love and loss and longing,” says Brooks. “To me that’s kind of where all of the magic resides.” Lola Brooks states in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Felicia Feaster goes on to write: “t is Brooks’ museum–quality, more conceptual pieces that plumb the…

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Heavy Metal at the National Museum of Women in the Arts

We are thrilled that two of the artists we represent with, Lola Brooks and Susie Ganch, as well as our recent Emerging Artist Recipient, Venetia Dale have been chosen for the National Museum of Women in the Arts exhibition, Heavy Metal. Heavy Metal, is the the fifth installment in NMWA’s Women to Watch exhibition series, showcases contemporary artists…

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MAD acquires Kalman work for permanent collection

Sienna Patti Contemporary is pleased to announce a recent museum acquisition by New York’s Museum of Art and Design. The 2017 necklace, Museum of Broken Desires: Nipples, by multidisciplinary artist Lauren Kalman, was aquired for the permanent collection. Assistant Curator Barbara Paris Gifford states: “Kalman is a fearless advocate for women and craft. Like the “pussy hat,” by making…

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MFA BOSTON acquires Bettina Speckner brooch

We are pleased to announce that the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston has added a significant work by Bettina Speckner into it’s world renowned jewelry collection.  A pioneer in using found photographs as the raw material for body adornment, German artist Bettina Speckner’s work transforms nineteenth century ferrotype portraits of people whose identities are now lost. Ferrotypes…

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