Duality of Presence

Head of Franz Joseph Fiord (brooch, from Cryosphere so Blue series), Pigmented plaster, resin, nickel silver, tinted plastic, brass, hemp, rutilated quartz, 2016

Thea Clark was raised in New York and studied metalsmithing in San Francisco after a professional acting career in regional theater.

Her work often references the human dimension within a narrative framework, and incorporates interactive components.

"Duality of Presence" follows the curatorial collaboration of two American Professors of Jewelry and Metals, Jessica Todd and Kerianne Quick, and the making of the exhibition Duality of Presence @ Munich Jewelry Week.



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Peters Valley School of Craft

Reduced fees for emerging artists/ Wholesale options/ Awards.

Peters Valley is a nationally recognized school of craft (60 miles from NYC). 47th Annual Craft Fair. 150 artists accepted. Professional jurors. Indoor booths. Draws thousands from NJ, PA and NY. Camping available. Multiple awards.

The Peters Valley Craft Fair will award a limited number of emerging artist spaces. Each will include a 10'x10' standard booth space, pipe & drape, electric & insurance fee for a discounted flat rate of $250 (that's a $405 discount!). Peters Valley considers anyone who has been exhibiting professionally for less than 3 years to be an emerging artist.

Apply by April 1st through Juried Art Services. Late Application April 15th. www.petersvalley.org

Host: http://www.petersvalley.org/html/Craft_Fair_Exhibitors.cfm

Juried Art Services Application: http://www.juriedartservices.com

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