February 3 - March 28, 2014
Black Mountain College: Shaping Craft + Design
Rutledge Gallery in Rutledge Building
Curated by Katie Lee, Director,
Mary Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallery,
Weber State University

Black Mountain College: Shaping Craft + Design is an exhibition designed to inspire new ways of thinking about the role and impact of Black Mountain College on developing craft and design movements in America and internationally.  It includes ceramics, textiles, furniture, sculpture, paintings, printed material and ephemera created by students and faculty during and after Black Mountain College.  Black Mountain College: Shaping Craft + Design is curated by Katie Lee Koven and organized by the Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center.  The exhibition is made possible by funding from the Windgate Charitable Foundation.

 

 

                                M.C. Richards, Alchemical Form, 1961, stoneware, 22 x 6 x 6 inches.

Robert Bliss, Lady Murasaki's Fan Chair, 1993 A. Lawrence Kocher, Conversation Chair, 1942, plywood, 25 x 18 x 24 inches.


M.C. Richards,
Alchemical Form, 1961,
stoneware, 22 x 6 x 6 inches.

Black Mountain College
Museum + Arts Center Collection.
Gift of the Estate of Jonathan Williams.

 
Robert Bliss,
Lady Murasaki's Fan Chair, 1993,

teak, suede,
30 x 37 x 24 inches.
Black Mountain College
Museum + Arts Center Collection.
Gift of the artist.
 


A. Lawrence Kocher,
Conversation Chair, 1942,
plywood, 25 x 18 x 24 inches.
Black Mountain College
Museum + Arts Center Collection.
Gift of Sandra Kocher.