Craft in Contemporary Art Call for Entries

Craft in Contemporary Art Call for Entries

This Deadline Expired: Sunday, February 9, 2020

The marriage of craft and art-making is one of humanity’s earliest moments. From the Neolithic period onwards, textiles, metals, glass, stone, and other materials were laboriously and carefully woven into images and figures, marking the intersecting and complex paths of commerce, religious and domestic life, and the arts. The Industrial Revolution begin the mass manufacture of textiles, making them available to ever larger swaths of society. These materials and methods have been increasingly integrated into the fine arts, creating a flourishing and exciting conjunction. What is the place, and future of craft in contemporary art? Site:Brooklyn is looking to answer this question, with works that range across all styles and mediums.

About the Juror:
Samantha De Tillio is a curator and writer specializing in modern and contemporary craft. She is Assistant Curator at The Museum of Arts and Design, where her upcoming exhibition Beth Lipman: Collective Elegy (May 14, 2020 to March 28, 2021) is the artist’s first midcareer survey. She is also a Contributing Editor for GLASS: The UrbanGlass Art Quarterly and her ongoing personal research includes the first in-depth study of the life and fiber sculpture of Dorian Zachai (1932-2015). She has worked at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Smithsonian National Museum of American History, the Thomas Cole National Historic Site, and the Albany Institute of History and Art in various curatorial and research capacities.

**Final Submission Deadline: February 9, 2020 11:59 PM MT**
Gallery Exhibition: March 20, 2019– April 18, 2020

 

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Bobbie Adams
Jocelyn Gabrynowicz Hill

My art speaks to my preoccupations – the railroad and women.   I love the history and romanticism; the industry and vast…

My art speaks to my preoccupations – the railroad and women.   I love the history and romanticism; the industry and vast scope; the genius; the engineering, the maps, the way the tracks scar the earth. …

My art speaks to my preoccupations – the railroad and women.   I love the history and romanticism; the industry and vast scope; the genius; the engineering, the maps, the way the tracks scar the earth. …

Christina Massey
Carol Taylor-Kearney

Carol Taylor-Kearney creates mixed media paintings and sculptures that are vibrant in color, adventurous in the mediums used,…

Carol Taylor-Kearney creates mixed media paintings and sculptures that are vibrant in color, adventurous in the mediums used, and playful in the open-ended stories or puzzles she presents. Based on recognizable…

Carol Taylor-Kearney creates mixed media paintings and sculptures that are vibrant in color, adventurous in the mediums used, and playful in the open-ended stories or puzzles she presents. Based on recognizable people, places,…

Donna Sensor Thomas

Dynamic original abstract artwork that explores the grid and lines by award winning South Jersey artist Donna Sensor Thomas…

Dynamic original abstract artwork that explores the grid and lines by award winning South Jersey artist Donna Sensor Thomas…

Dynamic original abstract artwork that explores the grid and lines by award winning South Jersey artist Donna Sensor Thomas…

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