Process is King: Conceptual Craft @ DENK Gallery

Process is King: Conceptual Craft @ DENK Gallery By Jacqueline Bell Johnson Through October 14th   For the longest time “craft” was a dirty word in fine art.  Craft refers to functional objects, often commissioned or created for profit.  It refers to mindless, pretty, kitsch work made even more accessible by merchandising.  Even work of…

Sabrina Gschwandtner’s “Hands at Work” at Shoshana Wayne Gallery

Sabrina Gschwandtner’s “Hands at Work” at Shoshana Wayne Gallery By Sydney Walters Through August 26th   This month, Shoshana Wayne Gallery presents “Hands at Work,” a solo show by multi-medium artist Sabrina Gschwandtner who literally dissects films to comment on the evolution of maker and renegotiates historic women’s craft as liberating rather than divisive. In…

“Crossing Boundaries” at the Huntington Beach Art Center

“Crossing Boundaries” Huntington Beach Art Center By Sydney Walters   Crossing Boundaries is more than a feminist art initiative on behalf of the Huntington Beach Art Center. Their proclaimed “Year of Women in the Arts” is a production of paintings, sculptures and mixed media that experiments with common methods of art making to create something…