This week, we interviewed Jessica Kreutter, a clay artist who works with discarded objects. She received an MFA from The University of Tennessee in 2010. For 10 years previous to graduate school, she worked as an artist, art teacher and social worker in Portland, Oregon. Recently, she has exhibited at Pirate: Contemporary Art, Mütter Museum, Seattle Design Center, and the Fort Collins Museum of Art, as well as in group exhibitions in Philadelphia, Washington, Florida, Kentucky, North Carolina, and Colorado. She has been a resident artist at ART342, Vermont Studio Center, Anderson Ranch and Platte Forum and is in residence at HCCC through August 15, 2012. Continue Reading »
Artist Residency Program
This week, we interviewed John Zimmerman, a ceramist and Assistant Professor of Fine Art at the University of New Mexico-Gallup. Last summer, John took a 12-month leave of absence to complete his artist residency at HCCC and will return to teaching this fall. Make sure you stop by his studio before he leaves on August 8!
From Suzanne Sippel, Asher Gallery Manager:
Good evening Ladies and Gents, and all those in between! We’ve got a great evening here for you tonight, so please keep those glasses filled and enjoy the show. I’d like to start out with a small joke, some comedy sketches if you will… Continue Reading »
This week, we interviewed Melissa Walter, an artist who combines metalsmithing and papermaking to create works that adorn the body and reach beyond the traditional realm of jewelry making and wearability. Continue Reading »
On June 1, 2012, we celebrated the opening of two new exhibitions at HCCC, Interstitial Spaces: Julia Barello & Beverly Penn and Texas Masters Series: Piero Fenci—Battlement. Over 250 people joined us that evening, including artists Julia Barello, Beverly Penn and Piero Fenci, who spoke about their work with visitors and art enthusiasts. Continue Reading »
Donae Chramosta is the owner and CEO of The Vintage Contessa. She shares her thoughts on the inspiration behind HCCC’s upcoming silent auction, featuring pieces you won’t see anywhere else – wearable art and sculpture created from re-purposed, vintage couture handbags.
This week, we share the second in a series of interviews with our current artists-in-residence (AIRs). Leslie Shershow is a metalsmith and jeweler from the small town of Belfast, Maine. After graduating from the Massachusetts College of Art with a BFA in metals, she stayed in the Boston area to further develop her jewelry at her studio in Somerville, MA, exhibiting her work in various group shows around the country. Continue Reading »