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Staring : in HINDSIGHT at Die Neue Sammlung / The International Design Museum

March 15, 2014 to March 20, 2014
  Staring in HINDSIGHT : the State University of New York at New Paltz Designed in response to the physical space that houses the exhibition,Staring in HINDSIGHT, is an exercise in searching, finding, seeing and knowing. Hindsight is a locator, a liminal state in which we consider the past as we look toward the future. It is a site of contemplation, of longing, and of learning. This notion of occupying the margin of past and future is akin to the creative strategies taught at New…See More
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SUNY New Paltz goes to Munich

The MFA Metal students at SUNY New Paltz are traveling abroad to Munich Germany to attend SCHMUCK 2013!!! SCHMUCK brings together the best jewelry artists from around the world. See More
Mar 8, 2013

Statement of Interest

I am interested in material and source, and meaning rooted in the connections between them. I investigate how materials collect their identity, beginning with geographic origins, through cultural connections and histories, ending with the objects they become. By traveling to physically gather material and information myself I create a personal connection to the source and attempt to render that bond. I account for the journey from source to viewer, acting as a liaison, intent on bringing the two worlds closer to one another. As a result of thorough research I become expert and the work becomes a vessel for discovery, communication and understanding. Through this act I hope to discover how my role as a connector of material and histories affects the form of the object and the formulation of the role of the viewer. The work’s ultimate goal is to inspire the viewer to consider a complex network of historical, economic, and geopolitical forces that bring an object into existence. Thus I intentionally collapse the notion that art or any designed object can emerge from an insular creative bubble, untouched by history, culture and economy. The specific use of material is dictated by my own inability to express what the material can express with authority. As a maker, I cannot create what the material holds within it, thus I borrow the power of material to communicate. In turn, as a maker I release a form of the materials own agency that it cannot release itself. This is a cooperative act.

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Where do you live ? City, State and Country
Kingston, NY
Place of Work ? Example: Studio, College, Gallery, Museum, ...)
SUNY New Paltz
I am a .... Example: Student, Maker, Educator, etc.
research - rite - rythmatic...
Your website, DIRECT flickr or DIRECT facebook links where your work can be seen.
http://sourcematters.wordpress.com/
What media do you work with?
language, history, origin

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At 10:00am on November 30, 2012, Brigitte Martin said…

Thank you very much for your membership payment and support of crafthaus. Your membership is valid through December 15, 2015.

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At 11:43am on November 24, 2011, Callie Shevlin said…

OMG, no YOU didn't feed me bitterballen every time, but when we went out, I snagged some every time, remember at Arnhem, I practically took the platter from the server, she was being stingy any how!

At 3:12pm on November 18, 2011, Callie Shevlin said…

Just edited 8.8 today, sadly probably won't make it up on the blog.

At 1:12pm on September 21, 2011, Fliss Quick said…

Hi Kerianne,

Thanks for your friend request- can't help but wonder if we must be related somewhere along the line?? 

Loving your work also- have you looked at the work of Joseph Beuys? (He's a hero of mine, and I think you might like him too!)

xx

At 2:31pm on March 16, 2011, Nicola Louise Reed said…
Aww wow! What did you make of DOJ then? Thank you for your comments - I'll definitely let you know if I have any exhibitions on! :) x
At 5:32pm on February 5, 2011, Brice Garrett said…
Thanks! I think this is so because I want men to wear more jewelry, so in the wood series I wanted a male model.
At 9:12pm on December 4, 2010, Billie Jean Theide said…
Congrats on being a featured artist on Crafthaus!
At 3:28pm on December 4, 2010, Jessica Tolbert said…
GIT IT!
At 10:38am on September 12, 2010, Jillian Palone said…
kerianne-
thanks for the add and lovely comments. I would love to chat sometime! I have really enjoyed your work and your diversity of materials and techiniques.
At 1:26pm on September 6, 2010, nisa blackmon said…
Thanks, Kerianne! How is your work going?

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DUTCH CROSSING - Dutch Design Week - EINDHOVEN - Part EEN - DAE

Posted on October 31, 2011 at 12:30pm 4 Comments

Eindhoven is the fifth largest city in the Netherlands. Located in the south, it is the original home to the dutch electronics giant Phillips which opened its manufacturing in Eindhoven in 1891 causing an industrial boom. More recently it has become the capital of Dutchie (industrial) design. This has mostly to do with the success of the Design Academy which has attracted professionals from the field including…

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DUTCH CROSSING

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BRAND NEW! My Fresh Talent Series on AJF's blog!

 

Check out my first post featuring Boris De Beijer! 

 

 

Freshly graduated from the Gerrit Reitveld Academy, Boris’s romantic vision is not one of baroque finery or Victorian lace, but the new romance of the post…

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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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My love affair with fine metals started several years ago when I was able to take a Young Artists Workshop at Moore College of Art and Design.  After my first jewelry class and I was pretty much hooked.  I continued chasing the dream and received my BFA in Studio Art, concentrating in Metals from Rowan University, while studying under Jill Baker Gower. I am grateful that I was able to find my focus, enameling, and really develop a body of work within the few years following my gradation.…See More
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Behind the Brooch part 2

I am happy to share with all of you more images of wonderful brooches from artists around the word. I had so many submissions on my first call that I had to create a second part exhibition. 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…See More
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