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ASU hosts The Third Annual Arizona Designer Craftsmen Juried Exhibition


September 18, 2009

Who
The Arizona Designer Craftsmen in coordination with the ASU Herberger Institute School of Art.

What
The ASU Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts hosts ,em>The Third Annual Arizona Designer Craftsmen Juried Exhibition. This exhibition features artwork produced by members of Arizona Designer Craftsmen (ADC) http://www.azdesignercraftsmen.org, including students from the ASU Herberger Institute School of Art. Becky McDonah, assistant professor of metals in the School of Art and exhibition organizer, sees the exhibition as an opportunity to foster and advance contemporary crafts in Arizona.

This year’s juror, Carol Eckert, internationally renowned fiber artist, has assembled a mix of local artists working in a range of media including clay, fiber, paper, metal, glass and wood. The annual event continues its mission to educate and develop public awareness, as well as encouraging high standards of design and workmanship in the craft fields.

Where
ASU Herberger Institute School of Art Gallery 100, Tempe Center Ste. 199, Tempe. The gallery is on the northeast corner of 10th Street and University Drive (located just north of the ASU Art Museum Ceramics Research Center).

When
Sept. 21 – Oct. 2; Artist’s reception, Monday, Sept. 21, 2009, 7–9 p.m.
Gallery 100 hours: Monday through Thursday, noon–5 p.m.; Fridays noon–3 p.m. Closed weekends and major holidays.

Cost
Free

Public Contact
Becky McDonah
Assistant metals professor,
ASU Herberger Institute
School of Art
480.965.7526
becky.mcdonah@asu.edu

The School of Art is a division of the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University. Its printmaking, photography and art education programs are nationally ranked in the top 10, and its Master of Fine Arts program is ranked eighth among public institutions by U.S.News & World Report. The school includes four student galleries for solo and group shows by graduate and undergraduate art and photography students: Gallery 100, Harry Wood, Northlight and Step. To learn more about the School of Art, visit art.asu.edu.

Media Contact:
Ryan Peter Miller
Gallery Coordinator
ASU Herberger Institute School of Art
480.965.2062
rpmille2@asu.edu