Tuesday, February 07, 2012

Craft Alliance in the Kranzberg Arts Center: Friday, 10 February 2012

Friday, February 10, 2012, 6-8pm

The exhibition, which runs through April 8, explores the art of contemporary furniture design. The works of Kimberly Winkle, Brian Ferrell, and Matt Keim feature abstract forms, colorful surfaces, and combined materials while maintaining their functionality as interior objects.

An element of play is evident in the subtly colored furniture designs of Kimberly Winkle. Hand drawn patterns in graphite and paint complement her gently rounded and smooth wooden forms. Kimberly transitions from complex swirls of lines and dots to the simplicity of bare wood in order to highlight the natural beauty of woods such as cherry or mahogany, while enhancing the surface quality of poplar with her mark making.

Brian Ferrell emphasizes clean lines and tapered angles to create compositions in wood and metal. His sculptures employ a repetition of shape and line to guide the viewer’s eye in and around an interplay of domestic and exotic woods such as paduak and walnut, steel cables, and pewter surfaces.

Craft Alliance in the Kranzberg Arts Center
501 N. Grand
St. Louis, MO 63103


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