Artists announced for the Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show
Philadelphia Museum of Art press release:
PHILADELPHIA, PA —The The 2022 list of contemporary craft artists has been announced for the upcoming Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show. Selected from more than 500 juried submissions, 195 of America’s top craft artists will come to the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia in November to exhibit and sell their work. The 2022 jurors were Allison Barnett (Patina Gallery, Santa Fe, NM), Chad Curtis (Associate Dean and Associate Professor of Ceramics, Temple University, Tyler Art & Architecture), Bruce Hoffman (Director, Graves Lane Gallery in Philadelphia) and Andrew Page (Editor – Glass Quarterly Magazine).
The show organizers are in the midst of planning and preparation and are delighted to share this year’s artist preview, now viewable on the Craft Show website, www.pmacraftshow.org. Representing 31 states and 34 artists from the Philadelphia and Delaware Valley area, there are 13 arts and crafts categories including ceramics, furniture, jewelry, fiber, wood, metal, artists emerging, etc.
“This year’s Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show brings an added level of excitement to everyone involved,” said Melissa Clark, Chair of the 2022 PMA Craft Show. “We look forward to being fully in-person in 2022. I’m thrilled that our audience and performers can participate together in the show’s long tradition of bringing fine contemporary craftsmanship to Philadelphia.”
Ticket sales are now open for the Craft Show which will take place from Friday November 11th to Sunday November 13th, and for the preview night on Thursday November 10th, a beloved evening before the gala and awards ceremony. prices. Purchasing tickets to the Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show directly helps support the work of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Returning to the show this year by popular demand will be artist meet & greets, a special feature of the PMA Craft Show which brings together artist and audience to explore the artistry and artist behind the craft in greater depth and in detail.
Philadelphia is highly regarded for museum-quality contemporary crafts and design, and the PMA Craft Show is one of the city’s premier events. Now in its 46th year, the PMA Craft Show, presented by the Women’s Committee of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, has raised more than $14 million in its long history. As the largest fundraiser for the Philadelphia Museum of Art, funds raised by the Craft Show help support museum initiatives, including arts and crafts acquisitions, special exhibits, educational programs and the acquisition of state-of-the-art equipment.
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From Friday November 11 to Sunday November 13, 2022.
Preview on Thursday, November 10, 2022.
ABOUT THE PMA CRAFTS SHOW
The 46th Annual Philadelphia Museum of Art Show showcases 195 contemporary fine craft artists from across the United States. Held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, the Craft Show is produced by the Women’s Committee of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. As the biggest single fundraiser of the year for the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the event has raised more than $14 million over its 45-year history. Proceeds from ticket sales help support museum initiatives, including education and community outreach projects, arts and crafts acquisitions, state-of-the-art equipment, and special exhibits.