Nature in Craft
December 6, 2013 – January 30, 2014
Ethel Sergeant Clark Smith Gallery
In conjunction with Craft Forms 2013, the Wayne Art Center will feature a new exhibition titled, Nature in Craft. Nature in Craft will feature works in a diverse range of craft mediums that represent a variety of compelling interpretations of the natural world. Over 47 craft artists who work in glass, wood, clay, fiber, metal, jewelry and mixed medium are from Philadelphia, United States, Canada, UK, Japan and other countries. Locally known and world renowned artists include: fiber artists, Lewis Knauss (PA) and Dorothy Gill Barnes, (OH), glass artists Christopher Ries (PA) and Paul Stankard (NJ), metal artist, Greg Leavitt (PA) and jewelry/metals artist, Sharon Church (PA),. The Nature in Craft artists will present a gallery talk on Saturday, December 7, 3:00-4:00 p.m. A portion of the proceeds from sales will be donated to the Natural Lands Trust.
The region’s largest land conservation organization, the Natural Lands Trust has saved more than 100,000 acres of land in its 60-year history. Since 1953, they have worked to restore and protect healthy habitats for native plants and animals, clean watersheds for people and wildlife, unspoiled areas for public enjoyment, and the beauty of our regions’ natural lands for generations to come.
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