“BEST IF USED BY” Opening Reception &
Artist Talk with Celia Butler

Saturday, September 10, 2016 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
4848 Main Street, Houston, Texas 77002 (Map)

Please join HCCC for the Opening Reception of Artist Hall exhibition BEST IF USED BY, where artist Celia Butler will unveil her finished installation “Sugar Bucket.” At 3:30, there will be a Q&A between Celia and Curatorial Fellow Sarah Darro. A reception will follow with curated bites by Morningstar Donuts and Sweetcup Gelato.

About Celia Butler
Butler holds an MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art in 2011 and a BFA from the Kansas City Art Institute in 2007. She received a Creative Promise Award from the Surface Design Association 2007 as well as the Susan Lordi and Dennis Marker Award for Excellence in Fiber in 2005-2007. She was a finalist for the Mercedes-Benz Emerging Artist Award in 2011. With a background in textiles, Butler has been a consultant in that industry and was Fashion Director for a major yarn company. She lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.

Image above: Celia Butler, “Sugar Gazing,” (installation), 2011. Sugar encrusted rope, bucket, and armature. Photo by P.D. Rearick.