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  • PhiladelphiaArtAlliance | contemporary craft + design
    Research Center at Arizona State University Infinite Place The Ceramic Art of Wayne Higby is a landmark exhibition featuring the work of contemporary ceramicist Wayne Higby who is widely considered one of the most innovative second generation artists to emerge from the post WWII American studio ceramics movement The exhibition includes work from the 1960s to the present offering a full view of the artist s stylistic development Higby s trajectory in ceramics has intriguing parallels with multidisciplinary movements such as environmental and land art of the 1960s and 70s The exhibition will highlight Higby s earlier raku fired ceramics and later groundbreaking large scale architectural wall installations as well as his study drawings Reflecting on the five decades of his work the artist says My work is a meditation on the relationship between spirit and matter It is not about landscape Read more here Gregg Moore Heirloom Heirloom is a unique installation by artist and designer Gregg Moore which will transform the PAA s ground floor galleries into both a traditional exhibition of objects and a public space to dine Heirloom will bring audiences into a conversation about making buying and eating that links the fields of art craft

    Original URL path: http://www.philartalliance.org/event/opening-reception-infinite-place-the-ceramic-art-of-wayne-higby-and-gregg-moore-heirloom/ (2016-02-12)
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  • PhiladelphiaArtAlliance | contemporary craft + design
    and designer Greg Moore whose exhibition Heirloom will be on view at the PAA from May 22 through August 17 2014 is inspired to create his elegant ceramic tableware by local agriculture and garden crops In particular Moore is interested in the earth from which we harvest not only the plants we eat but also clay a material historically used to make the plates bowls cups and other objects used in preparing serving and eating food At AiO s Family Day the PAA invites participants to join in Moore s exploration of the relationship between art nature and food Taking inspiration from the natural landscape of the Schuylkill River as well as garden crops create your own tile for use in the kitchen or the garden We will use fruits vegetables acorns leaves shells and other natural objects to print designs onto tiles Participants are also welcomed to bring t shirts canvas tote bags or other items on which to print designs Art in the Open AiO is a citywide event that celebrates artists their inspirations for creating art and their relationships with the urban environment Each Spring a jury selected group of artists is chosen for this three day

    Original URL path: http://www.philartalliance.org/event/art-in-the-open-family-day-3/ (2016-02-12)
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  • PhiladelphiaArtAlliance | contemporary craft + design
    Mansion 9 10pm Dessert Lounge New Addition Young Friends Party 8 10pm General Admission 350 per person Benefactor 750 per person Young Friends 75 per person Event Chairpersons Nicole A Cashman Nigel T Richards For questions or sponsorship opportunities please contact scott cashmanandassociates com PAA s annual fundraising event benefiting the preservation and restoration of the historic and aesthetically significant Wetherill Mansion the oldest cultural institution on the Square and

    Original URL path: http://www.philartalliance.org/event/2nd-annual-spring-at-the-mansion/ (2016-02-12)
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  • PhiladelphiaArtAlliance | contemporary craft + design
    ADMISSION MEMBERS FREE ADULTS 5 SENIORS 3 STUDENTS 3 Suggested Donations Become a Member Donate Now Back to Events Friday April 25 2014 5 30pm Liebesfreud FREE The next performance in the Free Last Friday concert series Feature work one of the great Mozart Viola Quintets with guest Pierre Tourville first Philadelphia chamber music appearance Featuring violinists Geoffrey Michaels and Philip Kates David Giles on viola and Charles Forbes on

    Original URL path: http://www.philartalliance.org/event/liebesfreud-9/ (2016-02-12)
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  • PhiladelphiaArtAlliance | contemporary craft + design
    Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson and discover how artist Carolyn Lathan Stiefel s imaginative exhibition Greenhouse Mix evokes nature through found objects and repurposed materials Then see where your own imagination will take you by creating art with sidewalk chalk Please note the workshop will begin at 10am at the PAA If weather permits we will go outside to Rittenhouse Square for the craft portion of the

    Original URL path: http://www.philartalliance.org/event/wednesday-workshop-8/ (2016-02-12)
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  • PhiladelphiaArtAlliance | contemporary craft + design
    are all around us from the bright green grass and buds on the trees to the deep purple of flowers and the dark blues of a stormy sky This week we will look for warm and cool colors in Caroline Lathan Stiefel s exhibition Greenhouse Mix and then use pipe cleaners and much more to make our own colorful craft Wednesday Workshops are a series of educational workshops for children

    Original URL path: http://www.philartalliance.org/event/wednesday-workshop-9/ (2016-02-12)
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  • PhiladelphiaArtAlliance | contemporary craft + design
    PM Circuit Bending and Modification Workshop Free This workshop is full and registration has been closed For information on similar programs or related questions please email info philartalliance org In conjunction with the exhibition NOISE Electricity for Progress Sam Cusumano and The Philadelphia Art Alliance will host an interactive workshop designed to encourage experimentation and hands on learning Participants will learn how to manipulate simple electronic elements found in everyday

    Original URL path: http://www.philartalliance.org/event/modification-workshop/ (2016-02-12)
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  • PhiladelphiaArtAlliance | contemporary craft + design
    for Progress 5 MEMBERS 10 GENERAL ADMISSION OPEN BAR WITH ADMISSION Click Here to Purchase Tickets Enjoy a cocktail or two and mingle with friends while being led on a guided tour of the PAA Galleries by sound artist and engineer Sam Cusumano The tour will take an in depth look at Cusumano s show NOISE Electricity For Progress an interactive exhibition that delves into the world of the craft

    Original URL path: http://www.philartalliance.org/event/curated-cocktails-4/ (2016-02-12)
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