Patrick F. McCormick
Vase, ca. 1975
Glazed earthenware with lustres
21 3/8 x 5 inches diameter
Racine Art Museum, Gift of Karen Johnson Boyd
Photography: Jon Bolton

OBJECTS REDUX: Clay, Glass, and Metal, 1960–1985

August 11, 2019 – January 26, 2020

Studio craft has historically been associated with clay, glass, metal, wood, and fiber. While the spectrum of materials used is much greater and the conversation much broader today, dividing works into categories based on medium does allow for focused investigations. This exhibition showcases clay, glass, and metal works made between 1960 and 1985. In some instances, multiple works by the same artist are shown in order to reflect how their work changed during a span of time when there was a lot of fluctuation in the field.

Artists whose works are featured include Ruth Duckworth, Michael Jerry, Cliff Lee, Marvin Lipofsky, James Lovera, Joel Philip Myers, June Schwarcz, Mary Tingley, and Toots Zynsky.

Artists in the Exhibition

Robert Arneson, Ralph Bacerra, Robert Barber, Fred Bauer, André Billeci, Tom Bonhert, Charles M. Brown, Suzanne Bucher, Rose Cabat, William Carlson, Dale Chihuly, Ken Cory, Val Cushing, Ruth Duckworth, Boris Dudchenko, Erwin Eisch, William Fiorini, Robert Fritz, Verne Funk, David Gilhooly, Michael Glancy, Erik Gronborg, Dorothy Hafner, Harold Hasselschwert, Chris Heilman, Otto Heino, Vivika Heino, David R. Huchthausen, Kent Ipsen, Michael Jerry, Jun Kaneko, Pal Kepenyes, Dominic Labino, David Leach, John Conrad Lewis, James Lovera, Richard Loving, Linda MacNeil, Karen Thuesen Massaro, Patrick F. McCormick, Robert Lee Morris, William Morris, John Sartre Murphy, Joel Philip Myers, Gary Noffke, Frank Parkel, Lee Barnes Peck, Mark Peiser, Wendy Ramshaw, Joyce Roessler, Harvey Sadow, Herbert Sanders, Toshiko Takaezu, John Takehara, Linda Threadgill, Mary Tingley, William Underhill, Bertil Vallien, Meredith Wenzel, J. Fred Woell, and Toots Zynsky

OBJECTS REDUX: Clay, Glass, and Metal, 1960–1985

August 11, 2019 – January 26, 2020
Patrick F. McCormick
Vase, ca. 1975
Glazed earthenware with lustres
21 3/8 x 5 inches diameter
Racine Art Museum, Gift of Karen Johnson Boyd
Photography: Jon Bolton

Studio craft has historically been associated with clay, glass, metal, wood, and fiber. While the spectrum of materials used is much greater and the conversation much broader today, dividing works into categories based on medium does allow for focused investigations. This exhibition showcases clay, glass, and metal works made between 1960 and 1985. In some instances, multiple works by the same artist are shown in order to reflect how their work changed during a span of time when there was a lot of fluctuation in the field.

Artists whose works are featured include Ruth Duckworth, Michael Jerry, Cliff Lee, Marvin Lipofsky, James Lovera, Joel Philip Myers, June Schwarcz, Mary Tingley, and Toots Zynsky.

Artists in the Exhibition

Robert Arneson, Ralph Bacerra, Robert Barber, Fred Bauer, André Billeci, Tom Bonhert, Charles M. Brown, Suzanne Bucher, Rose Cabat, William Carlson, Dale Chihuly, Ken Cory, Val Cushing, Ruth Duckworth, Boris Dudchenko, Erwin Eisch, William Fiorini, Robert Fritz, Verne Funk, David Gilhooly, Michael Glancy, Erik Gronborg, Dorothy Hafner, Harold Hasselschwert, Chris Heilman, Otto Heino, Vivika Heino, David R. Huchthausen, Kent Ipsen, Michael Jerry, Jun Kaneko, Pal Kepenyes, Dominic Labino, David Leach, John Conrad Lewis, James Lovera, Richard Loving, Linda MacNeil, Karen Thuesen Massaro, Patrick F. McCormick, Robert Lee Morris, William Morris, John Sartre Murphy, Joel Philip Myers, Gary Noffke, Frank Parkel, Lee Barnes Peck, Mark Peiser, Wendy Ramshaw, Joyce Roessler, Harvey Sadow, Herbert Sanders, Toshiko Takaezu, John Takehara, Linda Threadgill, Mary Tingley, William Underhill, Bertil Vallien, Meredith Wenzel, J. Fred Woell, and Toots Zynsky

Gallery of Work

Exhibitions at RAM are made possible by:

Platinum Sponsors

Judith and David Flegel Fund
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
A.C. Buhler Family
Andis Foundation
Lucy G. Feller
Ben and Dawn Flegel
Annette Hirsch Family
Dorothy MacVicar
RDK Foundation, Inc.

Jan Serr and John Shannon
Twin Disc, Inc.
Bronze Sponsors

Anonymous
Baird
Susan Boland
Virginia Buhler
Educators Credit Union
Fredrick and Deborah Ganaway
Get Behind the Arts Studio Tour
William A. Guenther
Tom and Sharon Harty
Andrea and Tony Hauser
David and Judy Hecker
Bradley Lynch
Carlotta Miller
Larry and Barbara Newman
The Norbell Foundation
Deb and Willard Walker

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