THE COMMONWEALTH: Departures from Craft by Candy Depew

The Philadelphia Art Alliance is pleased to welcome Philadelphia artist and Owner of the Candy Coated Center, Candy Depew for a lecture and presentation as part of our new series, The Commonwealth. Ms. Depew, a self-proclaimed "Cultural Entrepreneur", will speak about the changing tradjectory of craft artists, who are exploring new ways to create and connect with a wider general audience.

Continuing with PAA’s mission of the advancement and appreciation of contemporary craft and design, The Commonwealth is a series of lectures that will explore the current issues pertaining to the modern Craft movement, through panel discussions and lectures by artists, academics and curators from the notable craft specific institutions in the city and the larger Northeast Corridor.

Admission $5
PAA Members FREE
Students FREE w/ID

The Philadelphia Art Alliance
251 South 18th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 545-4302

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WUNDERWERK: Selected Works from Austria/Germany: 1970-2010

The Philadelphia Art Alliance is pleased to host a special exhibition, concurrent with the Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show (whose theme this year is Germany), on our Third Floor during the entire month of November.

WUNDERWERK, Selected Works from Austria/Germany: 1970-2010, includes over 50 pieces of jewelry by renowned artists such as Claus Bury, Wolfgang Rahs, Peter Skubic, Svenja John and many more. This extensive collec
tion of German and Austrian jewelry was assembled from private and public collections the world over, and was organized by internationally-recognized independent curator Helen Drutt. The exhibition will remain on the Third Floor through November 28, 2010.

Featured Artists: David Bielander, Helen Britton, Claus Bury, Bettina Dittlman, Georg Dobler, Christiane Forster, Karl Fritsch, Toni Goessler-Snyder, Mirjam Hiller, Therese Hilbert, Mari Ishikawa, Svenja John, Hermann Junger, Helfried Kodre, Daniel Kruger, Otto Kunzli, Fritz Maierhofer, Falko Marx, Erico Nagai, Wolfgang Rahs, Gerd Rothmann, Peter Skubic, Caroline von Steinau-Steinruck, Josef Symon, Norman Weber and Petra Zimmerman.

Core 77 asks "Why a jewelry designer?"

On October 12 the University of the Arts Industrial Design program and Bresslergroup partnered to host the second Philadelphia-based Designer's Accord Town Hall Meeting. This also took place during DesignPhiladelphia, the largest design event of its kind in the nation. Tying in to the DesignPhiladelphia schedule broadened the attendee base, exposing the Designers Accord to a larger audience and widening the discussion through new voices........

Link to the Core 77 Post...