Wisconsin Percent for Art Commission for the Lee Sherman Dreyfus State Office Building, Waukesha, WI, Kinetic Sculpture and Light Installation:
This large sculptural installation consists of twenty, thirteen-foot tall and seven-foot wide weather vanes that simulate flowing water. Below the piece are fourteen cast-glass puddles embedded in a “dry river bed” of stones. Each glass casting has embedded within them engraved quotes about water and the environment from a variety of authors and historical figures. The glass is lit from below with fiber optics.
Crafts National 2012 | Mulvane Art Museum
Exhibit runs May 5 – August 19, 2012
The glass War Reliquary series was produced collaboratively by Keven and Kristin.
Juror: Gail M. Brown is an Independent Curator whose focus is to enhance visibility and education about contemporary craft in the larger visual arts community. She trained as a print maker at the Philadelphia College of Art, and she has been watching the contemporary crafts movement since the early 1970’s. She curates focused exhibitions which share the exceptional work of mature and mid-career artists and introduce younger makers. She also lectures and writes on craft and professional practices for emerging artists.
Her impressive resume includes exhibitions curated for NCECA; the Brookfield Craft Center; the Folk Art Center of the SHCG; and U Mass Dartmouth. A selection of exhibits she has curated include: The Edges of Grace: Provocative, Uncommon Craft at the Fuller Craft Museum; Life In/Sight: The Human Experience at the Kentucky Museum of Arts & Crafts; of lineage and legacy: Jewelry & Metals at the Savannah College of Art & Design; Next Iconoclasts at the Oregon College of Art; RE/ACTIONS(s) at the Craft Alliance, St. Louis, MO; and DIS/Arming Domesticity at NCECA, Philadelphia, PA.