Fray, by Julia Bryan-Wilson (Chicago). Combining history and criticism, this study of textile crafting highlights its social and political aspects. Bryan-Wilson explores items as varied as the Cockettes’ drag-queen costumes, Chilean arpilleras that documented Pinochet’s dictatorship, and the ideological rifts occasioned by the AIDSquilt. Discussing current crafting trends within the context of globalized mass […]

    Exhibition Dates: September 7 – October 19, 2019 Crafted Illusions: Victoria Jang ∙ Jacqueline Surdell ∙ Lien Truong Reception: Saturday, September 7th,  4 to 6:30 pm   EVENT:  Saturday, September 7th at 3pm. Please join us for a conversation with Lien Truong, Jacqueline Surdell & Victoria Jang, moderated by Gail Wight. Gail Wight is Associate Professor in the Department of Art […]

July/August 2019 vol. 38, no.4 by Susan Krane   Gail Wight’s cavernous studio on the Stanford University campus had never looked as curious as it did when I last visited. Dozens of abalone shells huddled on the worktable. Foaming waves curled down banners that hung from ceiling to floor. An entire wall was taken over by […]

May 11, 2019 Legacy of the hand: Paolo Arao’s textile paintings 6:10 pm by Editor Paolo Arao, Of Color, 2019 Contributed by Julia Couzens / Paolo Arao’s exuberant textile paintings radiate a bracing freshness, like nautical flags snapping brightly in a cracking breeze. From a distance clear color and crisp geometry flip space backward and […]

    Linda Sormin joins New York University in her new position as a Steinhardt Studio Faculty, commencing Septemer 2019. She will be departing her current position as Professor of Ceramic Art at the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University where she’s been a valued faculty member since 2016. Linda Sormin is […]

  Helen O’Leary, Visual Arts Fellow at the American Academy in Rome, talks of her life and art. A film Directed by Gael Towey Cinematography by Joe Tomcho & Jeff Tomcho Edited by Maria Juranic Titles by Doyle Partners

Image: Sketch for Wet Dream Architecture Linda Sormin, Museum of Ceramic Art Denmark, Ceramic Momentum – Staging the Object, May 11 – November 3, 2019. A group exhibition including Anton Alvarez, Karen Bennicke, Takuro Kuwata, Anders Ruhwald… May 11 – November 3, 2019

Exhibition Dates: April 6 – May 18, 2019 Reception: Saturday, April 6, 2019 from 4 – 6 pm PATRICIA SWEETOW GALLERY is pleased to announce our upcoming exhibition with artists Zina Al-Shukri, Paolo Arao and Anthony Sonnenberg. This exhibition explores the multiplicity of identities through a personal lens in a time where who we are […]

Posted By Leslie Newell Peacock on Thu, Mar 28, 2019 at 5:02 PM Patricia Sweetow Gallery in San Francisco is featuring pastel, charcoal and ink portraits by UA Little Rock and Henderson State University adjunct art professor Zina Al-Shukri starting Saturday, April 6. Al-Shukri is a native of Baghdad who moved to the United States as a child. She earned her bachelor of arts […]

O`LEARY ON TRACK WITH RIGOROUS NEW WORKS Alan G. Artner, Art critic CHICAGO TRIBUNE One of the keenest pleasures in contemporary art comes from watching young artists on the way toward fulfilling early promise. Helen O`Leary`s exhibition at the Zolla-Lieberman Gallery, 325 W. Huron St., gives precisely that pleasure, as her new abstract paintings show […]