Working hard in Charlotte, Pittsburgh and Philadelphia, preparing elements and structures for the Forest! Less than one month to go!
If you just are unable to join in the opening weekend celebrations of Into the Forest in Pittsburgh PA on November 10 – 11, 2017, you can still experience the installation through December 3, 2017.
Where: Spinning Plate Gallery, 5821 Baum Boulevard, Pittsburgh, PA 15206
Dates: November 10 – December 3, 2017
Hours: Thursday through Saturday: 2 pm – 7 pm, Sunday 1 pm – 5 pm
or by appointment (contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange visit)
Closed Thursday and Friday of Thanksgiving weekend
We have put together a selection of hotels, restaurants and things to do while on your visit to Pittsburgh for the opening weekend of Into the Forest! Check this out for all the information you will need: Pittsburgh Package.
And for more information about the weekend including the Friday night party at the gallery (open to everyone) and how to register for the Saturday Forum, click below.
Opening weekend celebrations of Into The Forest will feature Brigitte Martin as our Saturday morning forum keynote speaker. Her talk, titled “From The Forest Into The World”, will draw upon her experience as a creative innovator and passionate leader in the international craft community.
Brigitte Martin is a traditionally trained goldsmith from Germany. Her jewelry has been
exhibited at the Museum of Art in Cleveland, and in galleries across the US. Martin curates and juries exhibitions nationally and, in 2012, CBS media named her one of the best art curators in Pittsburgh, PA. Martin was a featured panelist on NPR’s RADIO TIMES. Continue reading
As Julie eloquently described during our Into the Forest presentation at Synergy4, the International Polymer Clay Association conference held in King of Prussia, PA on August 13-16, 2017:
When the three of us [Laura, Emily and Julie] got together and decided to throw out this call for contributions, we had no idea where it would lead. You saw earlier some of the fantastic pieces that we have accumulated. But there was an effect
that went beyond the objects. The emotional impact this collaboration has
on us as individuals, as a community or even as a member of the world.
This project brought out fears among novices about being “good enough”,
pride for those who took it as a challenge and overcame. Then there was the
joy of being a part of something bigger.
From our contributors’ own words – Continue reading
Mark your calendars for November 10 – 11, 2017 for the opening weekend of INTO THE FOREST! Please visit here for information about the weekend including how to register for the Saturday Forum and where to stay in Pittsburgh!
Julie, Laura and Emily, the organizers of Into the Forest, will be the featured speakers at the International Polymer Clay Association’s Synergy4 conference being held August 13 – 16, 2017 in Valley Forge, PA. During the first General Session on Monday morning, Continue reading