Considering the Kylix

 

Considering the Kylix - Multi–disciplinary, invitational exhibition held at Mahady Gallery, Shields Center for Visual Arts on the campus of Marywood University Sep 06, 2014 - Oct 05, 2014

CONSIDERING THE KYLIX: Contemporary Interpretations of a Classical Form

This multi–disciplinary, invitational exhibition was held at Mahady Gallery, Shields Center for Visual Arts on the campus of Marywood University from September 06, 2014 – October 05, 2014. The exhibition included over 50 contemporary interpretations by 45 artists working in metal, wood, glass, clay, beading, felt, fibers, jewelry and mixed media. Numerous members of National Basketry Organization were among the artist participants.

Participating Artists: Kate Anderson, Bennett Bean, John Beaver, Lanny Bergner*, Doug Beube, Ricky Boscarino, Charissa Brock*, Harlan W. Butt, Steve Cook, Karen Copensky, Cappy Counard, Bruce Dehnert, Sarah Doremus, Liz Alpert Fay, Harvey Fein, Jonathan Garcia, Lindsay Ketterer Gates*, Susan Taylor Glasgow, Jenne Giles, Susan D. Harris, Jan Hopkins*, Jan Huling, Lissa Hunter, Beth Ireland, Kay Khan, Jim Lawton, Jennifer Falck Linssen*, Ana M. Lopez, Susan Madacsi, Thomas Mann, Carol Milne, Kristin Muller/Karli Scott, Graeme Priddle, Joey Richardson, Czashka Ross, Lee Sauder, Elizabeth Whyte Schulze*, Tommy Simpson, Malcolm Mobutu Smith, Missy Stevens, Mara Superior, Shoko Teruyama, James Viste, Raychel Wengenroth and Sasha Zhitneva.
* = #NBObasketartist

The exhibition was originally organized by Peters Valley School of Craft and had been first shown in the Sally D. Francisco Gallery April 12 – May 18, 2014. It is an invitational exhibition curated by Maleyne Syracuse featuring 45 contemporary craft artists’ reinterpretation of this iconic object in their own style and materials. The kylix, the original ceremonial wine cup, first appeared as early as 900 BCE in ancient Greece.
Considering the Kylix: Contemporary Interpretations of a Classical Form
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Jan Hopkins Blog post about the exhibit

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