Toni Greenbaum to speak at Munich’s International Design Museum March 15

Art Historian Toni Greenbaum will speak at the International Design Museum in Munich on March 15th. This lecture will focus on cogent issues affecting the evolution of studio jewelry in America during the mid-twentieth century. She will address the formative organizations, educational opportunities, museum exhibitions, publications, and commercial activity. As part of a broader cultural movement…

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Susie Ganch and Yuni Kim Lang open MATERIAL FIX at Kohler

MATERIAL FIX is the the anchor for a series of six exhibitions. This series presents an exploration of the expressive possibilities of fiber through the work of 27 contemporary artists, while engaging the viewer in broader considerations of the medium’s emotional meanings, its connections with ordinary experiences, and its capacity for critique and social commentary.…

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PULSE New York 2015 press and images

We just finished presenting at PULSE CONTEMPORARY ART FAIR during New York’s Armory Week. With favorable mentions and highlighted articles in ARTnews, ArtNet, an in depth on Lauren Fensterstock in Interview Magazine and more – it was a great fair! Images of Jonathan Wahl’s solo exhibition and projects from sculptors Lauren Fensterstock and Aaron T Stephan are…

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SP artists at SCHMUCK2015 in Munich

We are thrilled that many of our artists have exciting projects and exhibitions being presented at the International Jewelry Week in Munich. For the first time there will be a strong American presence including Lauren Kalman’s work as part of the Art Jewelry Forum presentation at Gallery Platina and also at Platina, an exhibition curated by…

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Helen Britton, Simon Cottrell and Lucy Sarneel at SCHMUCK 2015

Since 1959, SCHMUCK, the international jewelry exhibition has taken place in Munich. It combines works of established artists and promising newcomers in the area of contemporary jewelry design and is the meeting place for collectors, artists and museum curators from around the world. We are proud that three of our artists are included in the 2015 edition, Helen…

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Lauren Fensterstock in Interview Magazine

“Frequently employing paper, plexi glass, and charcoal, Lauren Fensterstock creates site-specific installations that render the natural world in an entirely synthetic and monochromatic way. Inspired by gardens and their varying importance from the 18th century onward, the Maine-based artist distills nature to find the place where it intersects with culture. Fensterstock’s scultpures appear bleak and…

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DOUG BUCCI in exhibition | 5in3D | February 2 – March 6

“Artists are discovering a whole new medium — much like the invention of acrylic paint or paper clay. And because of their infinite curiosity and innovation in pursuit of solutions to their aesthetic inquiry, artists have the potential to develop ways to use the technology that may someday be used by industry. We already see…

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Märta Mattsson in Beauty of the Beast |Museum Arnhem, Holland

In the exhibition Beauty of the Beast  Museum Arnhem presents the work of more than 15 international designers and artists who make a connection between taxidermy, jewelry and visual arts. The often complex relationship between humans and animals lies at the heart of the works of the participating artists, including gallery artist Märta Mattsson. For…

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Myra Mimlitsch-Gray awarded NYFA Fellowship

Congratulations to Myra Mimlitsch-Gray for receiving a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship! Artists’ Fellowships are not project grants but are intended to fund an artist’s vision or voice, regardless of the level of his or her artistic development. Learn more about Myra’s work on her ARTIST PAGE See her recent SOLO EXHIBITION at the…

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Lauren Kalman and Lucy Sarneel reviewed at FOG Design+Art Fair

Artsy correspondent and independent writer and curator, Kara Smith writes of our booth at FOG Design + Art Fair : ‘Lauren Kalman’s series “But if the Crime is Beautiful… Composition with Ornament and Object” pulled me into Sienna Patti Contemporary immediately. At first blush the pieces parallel—in form and color—the golden lamps and ornamentation accompanying beautiful wood furniture…

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Q&A : Arthur Hash on digital technology

from an interview with Arthur Hash by American Craft Arthur Hash  can trace his engagement with digital technology all the way back to his teens: His high school offered both shop and AutoCAD classes, encouraging a cross-disciplinary approach. Today, the artist and innovator is the head of metalsmithing and jewelry design at Appalachian State University in Boone, North…

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