Posted on 28 September 2019. by David M. Roth Jacqueline Surdell, Naturally Nasty Goes Dark, 2018, rope, metal, acrylic, 72 x 120 inches   Crafted Illusions, a three-woman show encompassing painting, ceramics and fiber, points to the ongoing tug-o-war between craft and art.  It begs, for the umpteenth time, the question of where one ends […]

PSG is pleased to announce our participation in Art Toronto 2019 Linda Sormin – ceramic sculpture Cornelia Schulz – painting Jacqueline Surdell – tapestry Ramekon O’Arwisters – textile sculpture DATES & LOCATION October 25 – 27, 2019 Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Building 255 Front Street West, Toronto Public Hours Friday, October 25, 2019: 12:00 – 8:00PM […]

  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 […]

Tradition Interrupted @ Bedford Posted on 02 June 2019. by David M. Roth Anila Quayyum Agha, Shimmering Mirage, 2016, steel and halogen bulb, 36 x 36 x 36 inches Wounds — whether inflicted by war, religious persecution, poverty, racial prejudice, homelessness, family discord, environmental disasters, homophobia or gender bias — have long propelled the production […]

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