SHIFTING LANDSCAPES: 3rd International SDA Member Juried Exhibition

Artists from the Surface Design Association (SDA) will reinvent the map using felt, cotton, silk, string and countless other fibrous materials in the 3rd International SDA Member Juried Exhibition at form & concept. The gallery is pleased to host Shifting Landscapes, a show that explores traditional and contemporary interpretations of place by artists, designers and makers working with or inspired by fiber or textile materials and techniques. The exhibition opens on Friday, February 24 from 5-7 pm, and runs through May 20, 2017. SDA Executive Director Danielle Kelly and Shifting Landscapes jurors Erika Lynne Hanson and Frank Rose will speak at a gallery talk on Saturday, February 25 from 2-3 pm.

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A WISC Fellowship Presentation on Judy Chicago

NOTICE: All of our seating is full for this free event, but the gallery will broadcast the presentation on Facebook Live. The Women’s International Study Center (WISC) and form & concept present a WISC Fellowship Presentation on Judy Chicago by Chad Alligood, curator of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. Throughout the month of February, Alligood will be in residence at WISC to draft an essay for an upcoming monograph on Chicago from the National Museum of Women in the Arts. Alligood will recount a fascinating chapter of Chicago’s life, and conduct a Q&A with the legendary feminist artist. The event is at form & concept on Friday, February 10th at 5:00 pm, with a reception to follow.

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Jewelry Event with DB/CB by Debra Baxter

Experience the beauty and power of the DB/CB Jewelry line and learn about the jewelry-making process with Smithsonian-collected artist, Debra Baxter. Receive a 10% discount on any purchase that evening.

Baxter is a sculptor and jewelry designer who works with crystals, minerals, metals, found objects and myriad other materials. She received her MFA in Sculpture from Bard College in 2008 and her BFA from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design in 1996. She also studied at Academia di Belle Arti in Florence, Italy. Her work has been featured in publications and exhibitions around the world. Click here to read our interview with Debra on the form & concept blog, and take a behind-the-scenes peek at her studio.

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