Norman Sherfield
  • Eureka, CA
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Behind the Brooch

This exhibition focuses on a side of the brooch we usually do not pay much attention to: the back side. Our first look is naturally always trained at the front, but when we do take the time to look at the back of a brooch, it will oftentimes reveal a surprising aspect for us, a delightful little secret. With this exhibition, I would like to let you in on that secret, something that typically only the maker and the wearer know about. I hope you will enjoy with me this selection of brooches by…See More
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What is it about cooperative projects that fascinates us so much? Is it the process or is it the outcome? Or is it the knowledge that working cooperatively can be both fun and challenging at the same time? Let's find out about your cooperative projects!See More
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"Knot This Way: Learn to create knotted waxed Linen sculptural objects Instructor: Norman Sherfield   Friday - Monday September 9, 10, 11 and 12, 2011 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.   Link for more information is at…"
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Brigitte, thanks for the invite to join this amazing group of artist. I have posted some images from a show I had about a year ago. It was the first time I had been able to show so many of my works in one exhibit. There were about 70 works installed, most of them on a large table that was built for the exhibit and covered with small stones. Then the curators of the gallery took my work and created an environment with my work. It was exciting for me to see my works in a totally different environment. I was used to seeing them in a timeline according to the when the works were completed but this jumbled everything up time wise. It became a small community of works with different sculptures interacting with each other. It was fun to talk to the installers of the show and find out why they put different works together.

I have also worked on a number of collaborative works over the last few years with other person in the Los Angeles area that created knotted sculptures and some of those can be seen on my Flickr site. Norman

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SAATCHI WEEKLY TOP 10 for Week of 4 - 10 Jan 2010

Posted on January 5, 2010 at 3:14am 1 Comment

WOW I have been picked!! SAATCHI ONLINE TOP 10 CHOSEN BY CONSTANCE GOUNOD Saatchi Online deputy editor Constance Gounod selects 10 artists registered on Saatchi Online. Check out the link.

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At 9:44pm on January 27, 2014, Brigitte Martin said…

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At 8:30am on February 27, 2011, Leisa Rich said…
Thanks for replying and your comment about my Installations...
At 10:35am on September 13, 2009, Melissa Vogley Woods said…
Hello Norman! Thanks so much! I fell in LOVE with the little character It is from Sunbonnet Sue quilts and use the image in most of my work. all the best! M
At 3:01am on July 10, 2009, Kay Taylor said…
Norman,
We were just overnight in your fair city. Discovered "Old Town" for the first time of the many trips/overnights through Eureka. Can you believe it?!! Nonetheless, your work is terrific. Was your show (your photos) in Arcata? Not sure where the HSU gallery is, but will look for it next time we visit Eureka. Congratulations on being showcased on Crafthaus!
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Hi there,
I was on crafthaus the site when I noticed an ad for YES on prop 8 (in california). I wrote an email to the founder and realize she may not know who advertises on the site. Prop 8 is offensive and discriminatory-should she allow ads for the nazi party or child porno? I encourage all of you to email Brigite Martin-educating her on this problem. The ad says that prop 8 "supports marriage rights, protect traditional marriage" we all know what it means, any %$@#*! straight couple can get hitched but a couple who have shared their lives for 25 + years through family, illness, happiness and death can't be called a family by our government. Any straight couple can get married after knowing one another for a minute but a true family, those who have spent their lives together can't get the same -federal-rights.

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At 11:51pm on September 15, 2008, christine bossler said…
Hi Norman,

Thanks a bunch, the contents are mostly garnets and sugar. The one on the left also includes string and the one on the right steel. The rings were a reflection of the idea of growth of artificial stones. It seem strange to me that we can now artificially create stones through simulating the right conditions. The "pedestals and vatrines" grew out of frustration of some galleries displays of work and I thought if only I created my own display for the work maybe the work would be better off. Then I started to think about how collectors of work really curate their own shows through wearing the work and walla candy rings. I hope to expand the series in the near future but have had to change course for a bit. I will get back to this work soon, I find it most amusing. Thanks for your comment.
At 3:11pm on September 15, 2008, Brigitte Martin said…
Dear Norman:

Welcome to crafthaus ! I am glad you joined us and made your way over here from Luke & Eloy Gallery.

There is always a lot of activity on the site, so it would be great if you could upload some images of your phantastic work for all of us to see. When you do so, please upload the pictures via the PHOTO link on the main webpage. That way your images appear in the main slide show and on your personal page. Thank you.

Also, please feel free to add your comments to the blog/discussion topics that are already posted. Of course, if there is something else you'd much rather talk about, please add that to the site so that the rest of us can chime in.

I really hope you will enjoy being with this network and find the exchanges interesting and fun. The more you put into it, the more you will get out of it, for sure.

If there are ever any questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to email me anytime. I will do my best to be of help.

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Rule the World!

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RULE THE WORLD

Friends of Carlotta Gallery, Zuerich, Switzerland

What are the adornments of dictators, despots, and the plain delusional? What do they need in order to let their real personalities shine through? What tools do tyrants have to show that they are in charge? See for yourself!

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Grandpa Wooley

"LOOK", Brooch
Internet photocopy of Gerard Depardieu and Vladimir Putin,
Plexiglas, fabric, imitation leather, yarn, wood, silver brooch

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