BAM Biennial 2016: Metalmorphosis

Force/Collide is pleased to announce that I have been accepted into Bellevue Arts Museum's 2016 Biennial! The juried exhibition Metalmorphosis, on view from September 2nd through late January, will feature works from 49 metalsmiths based in the Pacific Northwest.

I'm honored to be presenting a new lighting series made from silicon bronze to go alongside the work of many of the PNW's great metal minds:

Rik Allen, WA
Ruth Beer, BC
Lanny Bergner, WA
Jana Brevick, WA
Julie Brooks, WA
John Buck, MT
Ben Buswell, OR
Deborah Butterfield, MT
Melissa Cameron, WA
Christine Clark, OR
Andy Cooperman, WA
Maria Cristalli, WA
Casey Curran, WA
Garri Dadyan, WA
Marita Dingus, WA
Andrew Fallat, WA
Chelsea Gaddy, WA
Aran Galligan, WA
Catherine Grisez, WA
Laurie J. Hall, OR
Bruno Hervieux, WA
Ron Ho, WA
Mary Lee Hu, WA
Lynne Hull, WA
David Keyes, WA
Bob Kramer, WA
Kirk Lang, WA
Cheryll Leo-Gwinn, WA
Philip Levine, WA
Keith Lewis, WA
Micki Lippe, WA
Susan Madacsi, ID
Chris McMullen, WA
Taiji Miyasaka and David Drake, WA
Ries Niemi, WA
Allan Packer, WA
Ross Palmer Beecher, WA
Beverly Petow, BC
Maria Phillips, WA
Peter Reiquam, WA
Lyndsay Rice, OR
Midori Saito, WA
Anika Smulovitz, ID
Julie Speidel, WA
Spencer Staley, OR
Nicky Statius, OR
Lori Talcott, WA
Kristin Tollefson, WA
Nancy Worden, WA

The panel of jurors consisted of Lloyd E. Herman, Founding Director and Director Emeritus, Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; Jennifer Navva Milliken, Curator of Craft, Bellevue Arts Museum in Bellevue, WA; Suzanne Ramljak, Editor of Metalsmith magazine and curator at the American Federation of Arts, New York, NY; Cindi StraussAssistant Director, Programming and Curator for Modern and Contemporary Decorative Arts and Design, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX.

Stay tunes for more details about the piece and the opening party!