ACE is the place!

ACE begins today!!! After our preview party tonight, the artists, ACE staffers and volunteers are thrilled to kick off the 25th Annual American Craft Exposition Friday at Northwestern University’s Henry Crown Pavilion in Evanston, Illinois. We’ve gotten great press leading up to the event, including this most recent plug from the Northwest Herald’s Kurt Begalka: This juried indoor exposition of …

Going beyond arts and crafts | Fine Arts | Chron.com – Houston Chronicle

Interesting attention being paid to fine craft in Houston. Not exactly what you’d find at ACE, but definitely different than your typical summer “craft” fair. “I want to hear people say, ‘Oh, that’s a digital print. Why the heck is that in a craft center?’ or ‘That’s a video. Why is that in a craft center?’” she says. “I want …

ACE Artists Frittelli and Lockwood in the news

We’ve been on vacation for the last couple weeks, so we missed this great profile of ACE textile artists Cecilia Frittelli and Richard Lockwood from the July 15th issue of the Saratogian. SARATOGA SPRINGS — Creating cloth isn’t just a job for Cecilia Frittelli and Richard Lockwood — it’s their way of life… (click to read more) To learn more …

Now Sparkling | ‘GlassWear’ Exhibition – The Moment Blog – NYTimes.com

ACE jewelry artist Karen Gilbert is featured in a new exhibit at the Museum of Arts and Design in NYC… AND gets a shout-out in the New York Times: Wall Brooches, by Karen Gilbert … dexterously combine traditional jewelry materials with tubular Pyrex elements straight out of a high school chemistry lab. via Now Sparkling | ‘GlassWear’ Exhibition – The …

Galleries: Philadelphia’s airport is a gallery with wings | Philadelphia Inquirer | 06/21/2009

Since 9/11, only ticketed passengers who have been through security have been able to see our airport’s eclectic, timely mix of exhibitions – a pity, since its program of rotating exhibitions is one of the best of its kind. via Galleries: Philadelphia’s airport is a gallery with wings | Philadelphia Inquirer | 06/21/2009.

Dates Announced for 2010 Buyers Market of American Craft – 6/19/2009 10:51:00 AM – JCK-Jewelers Circular Keystone

The 2010 Winter show of the Buyers Market of American Craft will be held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19107. The jewelry preview will be held Thursday, February 11, 2010, and the show will be held Friday – Monday, February 12 – 15, 2010. via Dates Announced for 2010 Buyers Market of American Craft – …

Small budget for entertainment? How does free sound? | clarionledger.com | The Clarion-Ledger

A local paper promotes Mississippi craft exhibits as a low-cost form of family entertainment: Art and fine craft lovers should also set their sights on these Jackson sites: the Arts Center of Mississippi; Municipal Gallery of Art, both in Jackson; the Mississippi Craft Center in Ridgeland. via Small budget for entertainment? How does free sound? | clarionledger.com | The Clarion-Ledger.