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All Things Considered 9

March 29 - June 9, 2018

Presented by the National Basketry Organization,  All Things Considered 9: Basketry in the 21st Century is the ninth in a series of juried biennial exhibitions intended to show the full spectrum of work currently being executed by well-known and emerging artists in the United States. 

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"Handmade objects are soulful in a way machine made things are not. Frequently I 'read' them by holding them in my hand,and enjoying what is tactile." -Terrill Waldman









"Everyone has the ability to appreciate the work of a master craftsperson." -Richard Oedel











All my pieces at the Society are based on New England becoming my home and the history behind metal and craft" -Tanya Crane


Artist Talk: Sharon Stafford / Saturday, May 25 / @ 100 Pier 4

Artist Talk: Sharon Stafford / Saturday, May 25 / @ 100 Pier 4

Come join us for a gallery talk from artist Sharon Stafford. Sharon creates beautiful metal vessels, jewelry and other fine art objects with a piece currently on display as part of the All Things Considered show at the Society of Arts and Crafts. You can see more of Sharon's work on her website. We hope to see you for the talk!

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Artist Talk: Lois Russell / Thursday, June 7 / @ 100 Pier 4

Artist Talk: Lois Russell / Thursday, June 7 / @ 100 Pier 4

Join acclaimed basketmaker Lois Russell for a gallery talk in conjunction with National Basketry Organization presents All Things Considered 9. You'll get a chance to see the exhibition through Lois' eyes as she shares about her career, experience, and work in this juried exhibition.
As a long-time maker and teacher, Lois will walk us through the exhibition and talk about the other pieces on exhibit, including introducing us to many makers and their various materials and techniques. This show is great fun, and Lois will help us tease out nuances in contemporary basketry.

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Closing Talk: Pat Hickman / Saturday, June 9 / @ 100 Pier 4

Closing Talk: Pat Hickman / Saturday, June 9 / @ 100 Pier 4

Art Baskets: Breaking Boundaries Join Pat Hickman for the Closing Lecture of All Things Considered 9 on view at the Society of Arts and Crafts through Saturday, June 9. All exhibitions are free + open to the public.
It’s impossible to understand contemporary basketry without knowing of its beginnings in Berkeley, California in the 1970s. Pat Hickman is delighted to have the opportunity to remind us of the long term impact on the field by artists Ed Rossbach, Lillian Elliott, Joanne Segal Brandford and others.

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