Gail M. Brown, Curator

Kimberly Winkle
polychrome cherry, poplar, hand-formed steel
10 x 18 x 6"


Duncan Gowdy
walnut, brass
67 x 63 x 5"


Reagan Furqueron
poplar, milk/acrylic paint
40 x 2.5 x 2.5"

Your Personal Hang-Ups


Excerpts from the curator's invitation to the artists:

"I am interested in your personal hang-ups:
not your lifetime neuroses
but your (ideal) hat, coat and/or clothes tree or hanger,
wall hooks, free standing clothes pole, rack, stand or small wall system.
And/or perhaps a companion cane or umbrella stand.

We all need visual and organizational cues in our domestic environments to enhance and support our personal material culture. What could be more enticing to attract those cues than a unique clothes tree/hanger/pole....a linear form of grace, personality and function in your visual vocabulary to lure attention and a hands-on relationship...a well-conceived and beautifully crafted object of utility and grace, combined with aesthetic interest as the best of craft traditions share...a seductive object with intended tactile interaction..."

The Center for Art in Wood
Philadelphia, PA
November 2012 - February 2013

Curator's Essay

Opening Reception: November 2, 2012
Curator's Gallery Talk: January 5, 2013


Bonnie J. Bishoff & J.M. Styron
Christina Boy
Michael J. Brolly
Michael de Forest
Mark DelGuidice
Christina Enos
Ashley Jameson Eriksmoen
Brian Ferrell
Amy Forsyth
Rachel Fuld
Reagan Furqueron
Duncan Gowdy
Peter Handler
Thomas M. Huang
Katie Hudnall
Matt Hutton
Jack Larimore
Tom Loesser

  Bob Marsh
Sarah Martin
Alphonse Mattia
Alison McLennan
Don Miller
Craig Nutt
Dean Pulver
Cory Robinson
Gabriel L. Romeu
Sylvie Rosenthal
Mitch Ryerson
Paul Sasso
Mark Sfirri
Tommy Simpson
Brent Skidmore
Travis Townsend
Steve Whittlesey
Kim Winkle
Leah Woods

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