Greetings All and Happy New Year!
The Mesa Arts Center in Mesa, Arizona has selected textile artist Jean M. Judd of Cushing, Wisconsin for inclusion in the 33rd Annual Contemporary Crafts Exhibition. Artwork selected for inclusion in the exhibit includes: Sound Waves #1 (below). This is Judd’s third consecutive year being included in this exhibition.
This exhibition highlights the finest in contemporary crafts from around the country and is a benchmark of innovation and quality produced within traditional craft forms such as ceramics, fibers, basketry, metals, wood, glass, jewelry, paper making and book arts. Fifty artworks by thirty-eight artists were selected from a pool of 242 submissions by exhibition juror Katie A. Lee, Assistant Director of the Center of Craft, Creativity & Design at UNC Asheville, North Carolina.
The exhibition opens on January 27, 2012 and is open through March 18, 2012. The artist reception and awards presentation is on January 27, 2012 from 6 to 8pm. The address of the art center is:
Mesa Contemporary Arts
One East Main Street
Mesa, AZ 85211
Visit the art center’s web site at(http://www.mesaartscenter.com/index.php/museum/upcoming-art-exhibits/33crafts) for more information about the exhibition and art center or call 480-644-6501 to speak to Patty Haberman, Curator of Mesa Contemporary Arts.