SOFA Chicago

SOFA Flâneur

Posted December 4, 2012 in Blog

William Morris, “Raven Jar,” 1999. Blown glass with steel stand. 34 x 15 x 10 in. Photo courtesy of SOFA Chicago.

This week, our Curatorial Fellow, Kathryn Hall, shares her experience at the 19th Annual Sculpture Objects & Functional Art + Design Fair (SOFA). Christening her first week at HCCC, Kathryn embarked upon her first trip to SOFA Chicago at Navy Pier with HCCC colleagues, Suzanne Sippel and Kara Niles. As the longest standing art fair in Chicago, the 2012 fair featured nearly 70 top international galleries and dealers. Maintaining a voice at this year’s Fair, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft held a resource table among other respectable nonprofits at the Partners Pavilion. Continue Reading »

How to Diagnose SOFA Fatigue

Posted November 27, 2011 in Blog

This week, HCCC Curator, Anna Walker, and Curatorial Fellow, Susie J. Silbert, share their thoughts on their recent trip to SOFA Chicago and the inevitable “SOFA Fatigue” that follows. Continue Reading »