PRS NEWSLETTER

for December 1, 2021


Happy Holidays!


Come celebrate the Holidays with a viewing of the PRS exhibition of Sculpture of the Pacific Rim at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco. The show continues through March 2022. Read more below, and find more information at CommonwealthClub.org/exhibits.

Trying to find the perfect holiday gift for a discerning art lover? ISC is having a special holiday sale of subscriptions for Sculpture magazine. Find details at the online International Sculpture Center Store.

Read, enjoy, think, celebrate your Holidays, and volunteer!

And don't forget to change the world with your art.

-- PRS Newsletter Volunteers


CELEBRATE PRS EXHIBITION: SCULPTURE OF THE PACIFIC RIM  


Eileen Fitz-Faulkner., "Man Tools", 2011, 79"H x 34"W x 25"D, wood, pipe, acrylic paint


Ring in the holiday season at the Commonwealth Club's Bay Lights Social kick-off on Friday, December 10th from 4:30-7:30 PM. Experience four floors of art happenings, live music, and more.

The event celebrates the official opening of All That Glitters, an exhibition of works by Philip Hua, and the current PRS exhibit, Sculpture of the Pacific Rim, curated by Robert Melton.

Other event highlights include an improv dance performance by New Ballet San Jose, special video art projections by Steve P, and live music.

Entrance fee includes one complimentary drink and lite bites. Special complimentary treats by Hot Cookies.

    • 4:30 to 7:30 PM December 10, 2021
    • Commonwealth Club Members: $15.00, Non-members: $20.00Students: $5
    • Commonwealth Club is located at 110 The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA


KARL HAUSER


Karl Hauser, "The Balloon Man", 2021, 20”H x 16”W x 4”D, styrofoam, cardboard, resin

Karl Hauser has works in the exhibition Souls of Forgotten Objects, exploring the interface between trash and treasure. In addition to artworks juried by Geoffrey Gorman, the event also includes workshops and demonstrations that bring found or forgotten objects together to create something beautiful.  Whether that is an old tree branch, bike tire, cardboard, colorful material, metal or paper, the exhibit welcomes artists to submit 2D or 3D work that takes these found or lost materials and turns them into art, curious, evocative, dynamic or meditative. SAC has invited artists to think outside the box, canvas or convention in submitting pieces for this spectacular exhibit. The exhibition is at Sedona Arts Center, Sedona, AZ and continues through 12/23/2021. See sedonaartscenter.org/event/souls-of-forgotten-objects


Karl Hauser, “Our Carefully Considered Discourse”, 2021, 12”H x 12”W x 4”D, styrofoam, resin


Karl Hauser, “Throwing Rocks at Cars”, 2021, 13”H x 17”W x 5”D, wood, styrofoam, resin


KATHLEEN KING


Kathleen King has works in Mercury 20 @ 15 at Mercury 20 Gallery in Oakland, CA. The exhibition celebrates the 15th year of the artist-run gallery. The show will include the work of past and current members including PRS members Jann Nunn, Mary Curtis Ratcliff, Ruth Tabancay and Kathleen KingThe exhibition was curated by Christine Meuris and Jessica CadkinThe exhibition opens December 3, 2021 and continues through February 5, 2022. See mercurytwenty.com


Kathleen King, “Head Case 2”, 2018, 84”H x 16”W x 16”D, painted wood sculpture


JACQUELYN GIUFFRE


Jacquelyn Giuffre has works in the exhibition Small Works, at Main Street Art CenterClifton Springs, NY. The group exhibition continues through 12/23/2021. See www.jgiuffreSculpture.com


Jacquelyn Giuffre, “Omeo”, 2021, 7”H, cast bronze, photographer: Dana Davis


Jacquelyn Giuffre, “Murphy the red river hog”, 2019, 5.5”H x 4.5”W x 7”D, cast bronze, photographer: Dana Davis


Jacquelyn also has works in the exhibition The Kingdom - A group show of the Society of Animal Artists at Midland Center for the Arts, Midlands, MI; the exhibition continues through 01/16/2022. 


Jacquelyn Giuffre, “Lucy”, 2020, 8”H x 15”W x 6”D, cast bronze, photographer: Dana Davis


JANE GRIMM


Jane Grimm has sculptural works in the two person show Reflections, along with paintings by Rachel Major at Gear Box Gallery, Oakland, CA. The exhibition continues through 12/31/2021. See https://gearboxgallery.com


Jane Grimm, “Ode XIII”, 2021, 19”H x 17”W x 5”D, ceramic


Jane Grimm, “Duet I”, 2021, 17”H x 17”W x 17”D, ceramic


Jane Grimm, “Razz Ma Tazz XV”, 2019, 20”H x 11”W x 11”D, ceramic


JOSEPH SLUSKY


Joe Slusky's sculpture appear with paintings by Katie Hawkinson in the two person show Meanderings curated by Zach Stewart at Canessa Gallery, San Francisco, CA. The exhibition continues through 12/28/2021. See http://www.canessa.org


Joseph Slusky, “Elongata”, 2020, 27”H x 18”W x 13”D, steel and acrylic lacquer paint, photographer: George Post

  

B STEVENS STRAUSS


B Stevens Strauss has works in the 2021 Berkeley-Sakai Art Exchange Exhibition in the Irohani Gallery, Sakai, Japan. The exhibition features artwork from several Bay area artists and is sponsored by the Sakai Berkeley Sister City association. The exhibition was curated by Junichi Hotta and continues through 12/08/2021. 


B Stevens Strauss, “Solstice Flight”, 2021, 12”H x 12”W x 1”D, paper collage


B Stevens Strauss, “Flume Canyon”, 2021, 24”H x 18”W x 1”D, paper collage


BARRY BEACH


Barry Beach has works in the Small Works Exhibition at ArtWorks Downtown, Gallery 1337San Rafael, CA, juried by Jack Fischer, owner and director, Jack Fischer Gallery. The exhibition continues through 1/23/2022. See artworksdowntown.org/exhibits/current/small-works-exhibition-2021


Barry Beach, “from the Accumulations series”, 2020, 17”H x 12”W x 7”D, tape and glue over reclaimed wood



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