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BAM Biennial 2014: Knock on Wood, Bellevue Arts Museum, Washington, USA. 31 October 2014 – March 29 2015 by ben mcleavy

BAM Biennial, Knock on Wood, 2014

BAM Biennial, Knock on Wood, 2014

Christian Burchard has been a participant artist in the 2014 BAM Biennial at the Bellevue Arts Museum, Washington. The BAM Biennial 2014: Knock on Wood exhibition, promotes the work of Northwest American artists and craftsmen, and this year celebrates the connection to wood to the Pacific Northwest. Burchard is a prominent figure in the exhibition, with his beautifully textured, organic vessels that demonstrate impressive skill and innovative technique.

BAM Biennial 2014: Knock on Wood
31 October 2014 – March 29 2015
Bellevue Arts Museum
510 Bellevue Way NE
Bellevue
Washington
98004
http://www.bellevuearts.org/exhibitions/bam_biennial_2014.html

Gallery director Sarah Myerscough on Jury for the Penland Fellowship 2015 by ben mcleavy

Beatrix Baker, Buoy Keel Piece, 2014. Steam bent oak, copper rivets, painted Jesmonite, plywood, elastic band.

Beatrix Baker, Buoy Keel Piece, 2014. Steam bent oak, copper rivets, painted Jesmonite, plywood, elastic band.

Sarah Myerscough and David Gates took part in the jury panel for the Penland Fellowship 2015, hosted at the Crafts Council in December 2014. The Penland Fellowship 2015 is open to UK based artists/makers working in wood; it offers a two-week course of study at Penland School of Craft in North Carolina, USA. The award, the first of its kind in a series of material-specific fellowships, was given to Beatrix Baker, a recent graduate from Falmouth University where she was awarded best achievement in Contemporary Crafts at BA level and has since held numerous exhibitions in the UK.

Penland School of Craft, North Carolina, USA
http://www.penland.org/
Crafts Council UK
http://www.craftscouncil.org.uk/
Penland Fellowship 2015 Winner: Beatrix Baker
http://www.beatrixbaker.co.uk/

 

Sarah Myerscough Gallery at Craft Trend Fair, Seoul, 18-21 December 2014 by ben mcleavy

Nic Webb. Scuttled Vessel, 2014. 30 cm diam

Nic Webb. Scuttled Vessel, 2014. 30 cm diam

Sarah Myerscough Gallery is delighted to participate for the first time in this year’s Craft Trend Fair in Seoul, South Korea. We will present on this occasion new works by our international craft artists: Thomas Bohle, Christian Burchard, Friedemann Buehler, Liam Flynn, Merete Larsen, Philip Moulthrop, Marc Ricourt, Michael Peterson and Nic Webb. Furthermore, Liam Flynn’s work was selected by the Korean Craft Council as part of a curated display. We are very pleased to say that our booth received great responses!

Craft Trend Fair
Seoul, South Korea
18-21 December 2014
craftfair@kcdf.kr

Michael Peterson at the Bellevue Arts Museum, Washington, USA, 31 October 2014 – 29 March, 2015 by ben mcleavy

Coastal Stack VIII, 2014. Carved, sandblasted, bleached, pigmented, cherry, eucalyptus and madrone burl, 106.5 x 167.5 x 81 cm. Photo: Jean Peterson

Coastal Stack VIII, 2014. Carved, sandblasted, bleached, pigmented, cherry, eucalyptus and madrone burl, 106.5 x 167.5 x 81 cm. Photo: Jean Peterson

Michael Peterson’s work will feature in the BAM Biennial 2014: Knock on Wood opening at the end of the month at the Bellevue Arts Museum. The biennial is a juried exhibition which showcases works by established and emerging Northwest American artists and craftspeople. This year’s edition will explore the challenging medium of wood and runs until 29 March 2015.

BAM Biennial 2014: Knock on Wood
31 October 31, 2014 – 29 March, 2015
Bellevue Arts Museum
510 Bellevue Way NE
Bellevue, WA 98004, USA
http://www.bellevuearts.org/