Wendy Maruyama, The Tag Project/Executive Order 9066

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Wendy Maruyama, The Tag Project/Executive Order 9066

Time: September 8, 2012 at 10am to November 3, 2012 at 6pm
Location: The Society of Arts and Crafts
Street: 175 Newbury Street
City/Town: Boston, MA
Website or Map: http://www.societyofcrafts.org
Phone: 617-266-1810
Event Type: art, exhibition
Organized By: The Society of Arts and Crafts
Latest Activity: Jul 13, 2012

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Wendy Maruyama
The Tag Project/Executive Order 9066 

September 8 – November 3, 2012
Reception:  Friday September 21, 6-8pm at SAC, Dinner 7:30-10:00pm (location tbd)
Lecture on Saturday, September 22 at 11:00 am (location tbd)

President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066 on February 19, 1942. It authorized the internment of tens of thousands of American citizens and resident aliens of Japanese ancestry. Wendy Maruyama, a third generation Japanese-American and a highly regarded artist/furniture maker/educator based in San Diego, has created a body of work that reflects on this dark period in American history. The exhibition will include three integrated parts: the Tag Project, Executive Order 9066 and a selection of historical artifacts.
 

SAC Exhibition Gallery 
The SAC Exhibition Gallery is located on the second floor, above the SAC Retail Gallery: 
175 Newbury Street, Boston, MA 02116

Hours:
Tuesday-Saturday: 10am-6pm
Sunday: Closed
Monday: By appointment only

For more information and/or digital images, please contact Fabio J. Fernández, Exhibitions Director, atexhibitiongallery@societyofcrafts.org or (617) 266-1810 x13.

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A modern metalsmith/metal artist can be found working in traditional metals as well as in nontraditional materials. The designs can range from the classic to the extravagant, and the techniques can either be centuries old or decidedly current.

The wide range of expression preferences, design options, materials, and processes has lead within our field to unfavorable misconceptions, misunderstandings and in some cases even outright disdain between artists. Can the metal and jewelry field overcome its division and send out a much-needed signal?

We appreciate and respect our historical past and acknowledge that current materials have a rightful place in jewelry/object making!

Arriving at this message is the goal of this traveling exhibition opening at the SNAG conference in Boston 2015, Velvet da Vinci, San Francisco, CA - Aug 19 - Sept 20, 2015, Equinox Gallery, San Antonio, TX - Oct 16 - Nov 15, 2015, Baltimore Jewelry Center, Baltimore, MD - Dec 11, 2015 - Jan 08, 2016, Brooklyn Metal Works, Brooklyn, NY - Feb 5 - Mar 4, 2016.

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