december, 2017

10dec(dec 10)1:00 am04feb(feb 4)1:00 am45th Mid-States Craft Exhibition(december 10) 1:00 am - (february 4) 1:00 am Evansville Museum

Time

December 10 (Sunday) 1:00 am - February 4 (Sunday) 1:00 am

Location

Evansville Museum

411 S.E. Riverside Drive Evansville, Indiana 47713-1098

Event Details

The 45TH MID-STATES CRAFT EXHIBITION will be exhibited in the Main Gallery from December 10, 2017 – February 4, 2018. Open to artists residing the six states of Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio and Missouri. The competition will feature ceramics, glass, textiles, metalwork, wood and mixed media. Over $9,000 in purchase and merit awards, underwritten by individuals, corporations, foundations and philanthropic organizations, will be presented at the December 9 awards reception.

Juror for this year’s competition is Perry A. Price, executive director of the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft in Houston, Texas. Price received a BA in the History of Art from the Johns Hopkins University and an MA in Museum Studies from the Cooperstown Graduate Program in Museum Studies, State University of New York Oneonta and the New York State Historical Association.

Prior to joining the HCCC, he served as director of education for the American Craft Council in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where he was responsible for developing and presenting programming and outreach providing thought leadership and cultivating critical thinking on the field of contemporary craft.

He previously served as curator of exhibitions and collections for Fuller Craft Museum in Brockton, Massachusetts, where he developed and oversaw all aspects of the New England craft museum’s exhibitions and collections initiatives. He is a scholar of contemporary craft, material culture, decorative arts, and design.