Karren K. Brito
Opera Shawl, ca. 2005
Dyed silk
41 x 18 inches
Racine Art Museum, Gift of Laurie Waters
Photography: Jon Bolton

RAM Collects: Contemporary Art to Wear

September 23 – December 30, 2016

RAM Collects: Contemporary Art to Wear debuts recent gifts of art to wear—wearable clothing that is produced in unique or limited editions, is primarily handmade, and reflects a particular aesthetic style. In the last decade, RAM has strengthened its holdings in this category—adding examples of jackets, vests, and shawls by well-known makers, such as Jean Cacicedo, Deborah Cross, Randy Darwall, Tim Harding, Ana Lisa Hedstrom, and Julia Hill.

More About the Exhibition

Gallery Guide (PDF)

Press Room

Artists in the Exhibition

Judith Bird, Barbara Brandel, Hulda Bridgeman, Karren K. Brito, Jean Cacicedo, Candiss Cole, Deborah Cross, Randall Darwall, Juanita Girardin, Tim and Kathleen Harding, Ana Lisa Hedstrom, Julia Hill, Iota (Machteld Schrameyer), Sally Jones, Kane Sells Studio (Michael Kane and Steve Sells), Janet Kaneko, Jeanette Kastenberg, Kiss of the Wolf (Lori Bacigalupi and Marshall Bacigalupi), Chunghie Lee, Linda Mendelson, Carol Motty, Brian Murphy, Carol Waller, and Arlene Wohl

RAM Collects: Contemporary Art to Wear

September 23 – December 30, 2016
Karren K. Brito
Opera Shawl, ca. 2005
Dyed silk
41 x 18 inches
Racine Art Museum, Gift of Laurie Waters
Photography: Jon Bolton

RAM Collects: Contemporary Art to Wear debuts recent gifts of art to wear—wearable clothing that is produced in unique or limited editions, is primarily handmade, and reflects a particular aesthetic style. In the last decade, RAM has strengthened its holdings in this category—adding examples of jackets, vests, and shawls by well-known makers, such as Jean Cacicedo, Deborah Cross, Randy Darwall, Tim Harding, Ana Lisa Hedstrom, and Julia Hill.

More About the Exhibition

Gallery Guide (PDF)

Press Room

Artists in the Exhibition

Judith Bird, Barbara Brandel, Hulda Bridgeman, Karren K. Brito, Jean Cacicedo, Candiss Cole, Deborah Cross, Randall Darwall, Juanita Girardin, Tim and Kathleen Harding, Ana Lisa Hedstrom, Julia Hill, Iota (Machteld Schrameyer), Sally Jones, Kane Sells Studio (Michael Kane and Steve Sells), Janet Kaneko, Jeanette Kastenberg, Kiss of the Wolf (Lori Bacigalupi and Marshall Bacigalupi), Chunghie Lee, Linda Mendelson, Carol Motty, Brian Murphy, Carol Waller, and Arlene Wohl

Gallery of Work

Exhibitions at RAM are made possible by:

Platinum Sponsors

Judith and David Flegel Fund
Institute of Museum and Library Services
Ron and Judith Isaacs
Nicholas and Nancy Kurten
Windgate Foundation

Diamond Sponsors

Osborne and Scekic Family Foundation
Ruffo Family Foundation

Gold Sponsors
Anonymous
David Charak
Silver Sponsors
Art Bridges
A.C. Buhler Family
Andis Foundation
Baird
Lucy G. Feller
Ben and Dawn Flegel
Annette Hirsh Family
J. Jeffers & Co.
Dorothy MacVicar
RDK Foundation

Jan Serr and John Shannon
Bronze Sponsors

Anonymous
Susan Boland
Virginia Buhler
Butcher & Barrel/Amos Los Tacos
Educators Credit Union
Express Employment Professionals
Get Behind the Arts Studio Tour
William A. Guenther
Tom and Sharon Harty
Tony and Andrea Hauser
David and Judy Hecker
Bradley Lynch
Carlotta Miller
Larry and Barbara Newman
The Norbell Foundation
The Prairie School
Georgiana Treivush
Twin Disc, Inc.
Deb and Will Walker

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