2011

September 11 - October 30, 2011 Creative Force 2010

The Exhibition features 50 works by 45 artists from the United States, Canada, France Hungary, the United Kingdom, Australia, Belgium, Italy and the Netherlands. "A range of figurative, abstract, graphic, and painterly works expressed many themes: social/political, travel journals, homage to nature, personal memories and complex relationships."

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September 11 - October 30, 2011 The Art of the Marble

The exhibition features one - of - a - kind glass marbles by 1 artists from across the country, working in styles ranging from traditional twists ans swirls to unusual imagery and patterning in a wide array of colors. Collectors will find contemporary art marbles created by Josh Simpson, Geoffrey Beetem, Marco Jerman, Nathan Snyder and Tim Keyzer, among others.

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July 10 – August 21, 2011 Boxes and Their Makers

Over 30 artists from the United States, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Japan, and the United Kingdom explore one form - the box - using one medium - wood.

Originating at the Messier Gallery of the Center for Furniture Craftsmenship, Rockport, Maine, www.messiergallery.org, and sponsored in part by IRWIN Tools and Accessories.

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July 10 - August 21, 2011 National Treasures

Organized by Historical Woods of America (HWA) in Virginia, features objets by over 20 artists who've created their work using wood reclaimed from historic sites, including Mt. Vernon, Monticello, and Civil War battlegrounds.

The show was curated by William E. Jewell and Jacques Vesery.

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May 1 - June 19, 2011 Best of 2011

Ohio Designer Craftsmen's annual juried members' exhibition, featuring works in clay, glass, metal, fiber, wood, and mixed media.

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February 6 - March 27, 2011 The Texas Chair Project by Damian Priour

Coordinated by Texas artist Damian Priour, this exhibition features miniature chairs by 80 Texas artists. The project's only requirement was that each chair fit in an 8x8x8-inch box.

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February 6 - March 27, 2011 Artful Chairs

Exhibition of both functional and nonfunctional chairs by Michael Bendele, Robert Gartzka and Kathie Johnson, Chris Lang, Stephen Litchfield, and Tom Loeser.

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