Robert K. Liu
This eagerly anticipated exhibition, celebrating its 22nd year, is dedicated to enhancing the public's awareness of fine contemporary craft while providing a venue for established and emerging artists to share their creative endeavors.
Juror: Stefano Catalani, Executive Director of the Gage Academy of Art
"Extra Starch," 2016, artist-made abaca paper, pigment, pastels.
Robert J. Lang has been an avid student of origami for over forty years and is recognized as one the world's leading masters of origami.
Tom Balbo is the artistic director at the Morgan Conservancy in Cleveland, OH, the largest arts center in the United States dedicated to every facet of papermaking, book arts and letterpress printing.
"Huddle," detail, 2015, artist-made abaca paper, aqueous dispersed pigments.
Co-curated by Jeff Rathermel and Mary Hark.
"Amethyst Spiral," detail, 2015, artist-made abaca paper, aqueous dispersed pigments.
Islam Aly (Iowa City, IA)
Jocelyn Châteauvert (Charleston, SC)
Mandy Coppes-Martin (Johannesburg, South Africa)
Melissa Jay Craig (Chicago, IL)
Ann Marie Kennedy (Raleigh, NC)
Nnenna Okore (Chicago, IL)
Trisha Oralie Martin (Chicago, IL)