Chromophilia

Co-Curated with Devienna Anggraini

Curatorial Statement:
The work presented in this exhibition is a result of in-depth investigations of color and materials. These explorations are articulated within the format of jewelry, which uses the human body as a pedestal. These artists have challenged the traditional concept of what adornment is, and are working beyond the borders of conventional jewelry.

Non-traditional materials replace gold and gem stones, allowing the artists to adorn the wearer with jewelry that speaks more to design, and concept rather than monetary value. The saturation of color used by all of these artists to catch the eye, as well as to emphasize the effect that jewelry has on the wearer and its audience.

Venue:
Craftland Gallery

Participating Artists:
Emiko Oye
Anthony Tammaro
Mike and Maaike
Jimin Park
Jenny Bradley
Amy Weiks
Mariana Acosta

Press
Providence Phoenix, Reviewed: ’10 Most Endangered Houses’ and ‘Chromophilia’, by Greg Cook, October 1st, 2010.

Exhibition Blog:
Chromophilia Blog

Installation Images: