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Staged Stories: Renwick Craft Invitational 2009

August 7, 2009 – January 3, 2010

Museum: Renwick Gallery

Location: Special Exhibition Gallery, 1st Floor

This exhibition features works by the following four artists:

  • Christyl Boger (b. 1959), who creates large-scale gilded ceramic figurines that incorporate contemporary props
  • Mark Newport (b. 1964), who examines issues of masculinity through knitted superhero costumes
  • Mary Van Cline (b. 1954), who uses plate glass and pate de verre to construct sculptural pieces that often incorporate black-and-white photographs
  • SunKoo Yuh (b. 1960), who creates densely layered ceramic sculptures that explore complex issues of family, faith, and community with Eastern and Western imagery