Tag Archives for ceramics

Janice Jakielski | Sweet Melancholia…

Translator …and the Case for Infinite Sadness, 2012 porcelain, mixed media; 48″ h. x 96″ w. x 12″ d. Janice Jakielski is this year’s Visiting Artist in Residence in the ACAD Ceramics Program. Jakielski’s work incorporates porcelain, embroidery and mixed … Continue reading

17. September 2012 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Folly: Château Mathieu

Translator Folly: Château Mathieu opens later this month at the Esplanade Art Gallery in Medicine Hat. In the summer of 2009, Alberta artists M.N. Hutchinson, Walter May, Gloria Mok, Greg Payce, Laura Vickerson and visual arts writer/curator Diana Sherlock received … Continue reading

16. September 2012 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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ArtClothText | Best of 2011

Translator2011 was a busy year on ArtClothText and I was hard-pressed to pull only a few highlights to share with you this New Year’s Eve. I suppose a good place to start would be Studio Practice, a series of posts … Continue reading

31. December 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Household Notions at Telephone Booth Gallery

Translator Household Notions at the Telephone Booth Gallery Nov 30, 2011 –  Jan 28, 2012 Featuring work by: LIZZ ASTON – paper burn-out, porcelain NOELLE HAMLYN – free-motion embroidery PAM LOBB – mixed media printmaking DORIE MILLERSON – needle lace … Continue reading

03. December 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Grayson Perry | The Tomb of the Unknown Craftsman

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26. September 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Precise: Craft and Process at the Winnipeg Art Gallery

TranslatorPrecise: Craft and Process “…brings together five contemporary artists who integrate beads, fibres, clay, silver and industrial metals into works of art that expand the definition of craft. The laborious production techniques result in skillfully constructed and conceptually complex pieces. … Continue reading

10. September 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Julie Moon | Pretty, Strange

Translator Narwhal Art Projects is pleased to present Pretty, Strange, an exhibition of works by Julie Moon from August 11th to September 4th, 2011. Inspired by the tactility and anthropomorphic qualities of clay, Moon’s undulating, organic sculptures pay reference to … Continue reading

08. August 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Jason Russel at Gallery in MoCC

Translator Jason Russel is currently the featured artist in the Gallery at the Museum of Contemporary Craft in Portland, Oregon. I make objects because it feels very human to me. It gives me a sense of participation in this time … Continue reading

07. July 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Linen Diaspora | Biennale internationale du lin 2011

TranslatorLinen Diaspora is curated by Karen Fleming and features the work of: Carole Frève, Derek John Wilson et Jill Phillips, Janine Parent, Liz Nilsson, Lyndsey McDougall, Marie-Claude Morin, Martha Cashman, Pierre et Marie, Rachel O’Neill, Stuart Cairns, Susan Warner Keene, … Continue reading

24. June 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Veronika Horlik | Burn

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08. April 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Meredith Knapp Brickell | Renderings

Translator These three-dimensional line drawings were quickly sketched in porcelain. The challenge was to use this delicate material in the same gestural way we use pencil on paper to depict simple outlines of forms. Like a sketch, these pieces act … Continue reading

10. March 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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In Miniature | Greg Payce

TranslatorMiniature by Greg Payce on exhibition at the Alberta College of Art & Design March 8 to 17 as part of the Fibre Program’s “Fibre Fortnight” Miniature Show and Silent Auction. More to come…

09. March 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Studio Practice | Zach Quin

Translator Zach works in high-fired translucent porcelain.  He is interested in the dichotomy of rural and city; nature and industry.  He uses iconic imagery to explore these themes. He is influences are as diverse as ceramic traditions (such as Japanese … Continue reading

03. January 2011 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Featured | Adero Willard

Translator One unifying thread in my work is the manipulation of surfaces. My inspiration lately has come from designs on textiles—quilts from a number of American cultures – to wedding dresses sewn in India. I play with the qualities of … Continue reading

24. November 2010 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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Mariko Paterson-McCrae | An Affair to Remember

TranslatorMariko Paterson-McCrae’s An Affair to Remember is currently at the Alberta Crafts Council’s Discovery Gallery in Edmonton, Alberta from February 27,- April 10,2010. The premise of the show is based on a fictitious character, Duncan Gare, who has based his life … Continue reading

05. March 2010 by Mackenzie Kelly-Frère
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