Contemporary basketry, knoting, fiber arts, fiber vessels
Contemporary basketry, knoting, fiber arts, fiber vessels

Personal

Born: Syracuse, New York

Resides: Beverly Hills, California

 

Education

Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York

B.A. Graphic Art

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

 

2020           FUN, bG gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA
                   Domestic Disturbances, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA

 

2017           Redefining the Vessel, Mobila Gallery, Cambridge, MA

                   Interwoven: Art Meets Nature, Highfield Hall & Gardens, Falmouth, MA

 

2016           Interpretations: 15th Biennial Teapot Exhibition

                   Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design, St. Louis, MO

                   teapots! 10th Invitational, morgan contemporary glass gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

                   Teapot Exhibition, Galleries at Chautauqua, Chautauqua, NY

 

2015           The New Textiles: Transformed, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA

                   teapots! 9th Invitational, morgan contemporary glass gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

 

2013           show and tell: The Art of Giving, Zimmer Children’s Museum, Los Angeles, CA

                   Celebrating the Vessel, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA

 

2012           show and tell: The Art of Pop Art, Zimmer Children’s Museum, Los Angeles, CA

                   The Teapot Redefined, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA

 

2011           show and tell: The Art of Building, Zimmer Children’s Museum, Los Angeles, CA

                   Not So Still Life, Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI

                   The Vessel Redefined: Contemporary Basketwork, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA

 

2010           show and tell: The Art of Knowledge, Zimmer Children’s Museum, Los Angeles, CA

                   Uncommon Threads, American Jewish Museum, Los Angeles, CA

 

2009           show and tell: The Art of Communication, Zimmer Children’s Museum, Los Angeles, CA

                   Cut the Edge/Weave The Line, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA

                   The Teapot Redefined, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA

 

2008           Treasured Vessel Exhibition, Gump’s, San Francisco, CA     

                   show and tell: The Art of Vision, Zimmer Children’s Museum, Los Angeles, CA 

       

2007           show and tell: The Art of Harmony, Zimmer Children’s Museum, Los Angeles, CA

                   The Goblet Redefined, SOFA New York, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge,

                   Cheers!  A MAD Collection of Goblets, Museum of Arts and Design, New York

 

2006           Contemporary Baskets, Museo Gallery, Langley, WA

                   Basket (R)evolution, Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA

                   Contemporary Baskets 2006, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

                   show and tell: The Art of Time, Zimmer Children’s Museum, Los Angeles, CA

                   SOFA Chicago, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA

                   Craft Emergency Relief Fund, SOFA Chicago

 

2005          Spring 2005 Spice Box Invitational, The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco,CA

                  SOFA Chicago, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA

 

2004          Hot Tea, 2004, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

                  show and tell: The Art of Connection, Zimmer Children’s Museum, Los Angeles, CA

                  Contemporary Baskets 2004, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

                  Why Knot II, Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV

                  Celebrating Nature, Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA

                  SOFA Chicago, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA

                  Vessels, Gallery of Functional Art, Santa Monica, CA

 

2003          The Artful Teapot, 20th C. Expressions from The Kamm Collection

                  SOFA Chicago, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA

                  The Inspired Vessel, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Cultural Affairs Department

                  Baskets Now: USA, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR

                  Catching The Light: Contemporary American Seed Beadwork, Brookfield Craft Center,                           Brookfield, CT

 

2002          Contemporary Baskets 2002, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

                  SOFA Chicago, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA

                  Fiber Optics: Contemporary Basketry and Knotting, California State

                  University Northridge, Northridge, CA

                  SOFA New York, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA

 

2001          Contemporary Baskets, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

                  SOFA Chicago, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA

                  Knot That Small, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

                  SOFA New York, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA

                  New Forms in Fiber, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA

                  Beadwork in America 2000, Haydon Gallery, Lincoln, NE

                  Hot Tea! 2000, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

                  SOFA New York, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA

                  Contemporary Baskets 2000, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

                  The Teapot Redefined, III, SOFA, Chicago, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA

 

1999           From Fiber To Form, Cal State University, Channel Islands, CA

                   BOOK ART, SOFA New York, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA

                   Contemporary Baskets ‘99, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

                   THE TEAPOT REDEFINED, II, SOFA Chicago, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA

 

1998           Woven Forms: Contemporary American Basketry, Haydon Gallery, Lincoln, NE

                    9th Annual Basketry Invitational, Sybaris Gallery, Royal Oak, MI

                    ZIPPER, Group Show, Los Angeles, CA

                    Contemporary Baskets ‘98, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

                    Why Knot?, Angel’s Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA

                    Joyce Scott & Friends, Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA

 

1997            New Baskets: Expanding the Concept, Craft Alliance, St. Louis, MO

                    SOFA Chicago, Sybaris Gallery, Royal Oak, MI

                    8th Annual Basketry Invitational, Sybaris Gallery, Royal Oak, MI

 

1996            Vessels, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA

                    7th Annual Basketry Invitational, Sybaris Gallery, Royal Oak, MI

                    SOFA Chicago, Sybaris Gallery, Royal Oak, MI

 

1995            Contemporary Basketry ‘95, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

                    Bridges, Craft Alliance, St. Louis, MO

 

 

Selected Collections

Gloria & Sonny Kamm, Encino, CA

Dorothy & George Saxe, San Francisco, CA

Susan Steinhauser & Daniel Greenberg, Los Angeles, CA

Joan Borinstein, Los Angeles, CA

 

Publications

Baskets: Tradition and Beyond, Guild Press

Teapots: Makers and Collectors by Dona Z. Meilach, Schiffer Publishing

500 Baskets, Lark Books

Teapots 2007, Calendar-Rizzoli International Publications Inc.

500 Chairs, Lark Books

500 Judaica, Lark Books

 

Museum Collections

Museum of Arts and Design, New York, New York

Racine Art Museum, Racine, Wisconsin

Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, Arkansas

Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, California

 

 

Contemporary Artworks