The Brookline Arts Center is pleased to present Chemical Exchanges, juried by Tanya Crane and Kendall Reiss, Faculty in Sculpture, SMFA at Tufts University. The exhibition features work that employs either traditional metalsmithing techniques such as jewelry and sculptural forms or more unconventional materials and approaches. Works include 2D, 3D, sculpture, installation, sound and material.

Phantom Limb
Catherine Armistead
Steel, paper, styrofoam, spraypaint, beeswax, pen & ink
15″ x 6″x 7″

Phantom Limb (Detail)
Catherine Armistead
Steel, paper, styrofoam, spraypaint, beeswax, pen & ink
15″ x 6″x 7″

Rave Necklace (& Box)
Catherine Armistead
Formed copper, enamel, sterling silver, plastic, gouache, moss
3.25″ x 3.25″ x 1″ (in box), 17″ x1.75″ x 0.75″ (Necklace alone)

Landscape
Catherine Armistead
Tree bark, etched copper, copper mesh, steel, plastic mesh
4″ x 2.5″ x 1″

Footrest
Harry Cassell
Powder-coated steel sheet metal, upholstery fabric, foam
16″ x 9″ x 15″

 

Vessel
Harry Cassell
Cone-10 stoneware, copper sheet metal
3″ x 3″ x 3.5″

Handtruck
Harry Cassell
White oak, mild steel
16.5″ x 16.5″ x 40″

Up the Street, Down the Street
Mia Fabrizio
Cedar shingles, found objects: metal, crab trap piece, ladder
57″ x 40″ x 16″ 

Chemical Romance
Mia Fabrizio

2 dried flowers, spring, T pin, found metal plate, thumb tack, wood shavings
10″ x  5.5″

Of what is past, passing, or yet to come (brooch)
Allison Geremia
Copper, sterling
2.5″ x 2.5″

Monumentality (brooch)
Allison Geremia
Red brass
4″ x 4″

Projection (installation)
Allison Geremia
Light projection, adjustable dimensions

Saudade
Michael Lake
Brass, Bronze, Copper, Wood, Cast Resin, Sapphire
16″ x 4″ x 6″

Saudade (Reverse)
Michael Lake
Brass, Bronze, Copper, Wood, Cast Resin, Sapphire
16″ x 4″ x 6″

Severed
Michael Lake
Brass, Bronze, Nickel-Silver, Wood
14″ x 10″ x 8″

 

Untitled II
Michael Lake
Copper, Brass, Bronze, Nickel-Silver, Cast Resin, Enamel
12″ x 6″ x 6″

Playground
Junie Levine
Safety pins clothes pins push pins paper coins paper clips
8″ x 10″

Buffer
Virginia Mahoney
Copper, thread, reclaimed fabric, ceramic, acrylic, interfacing
17″ x 17″ x 15″

Withstand
Virginia Mahoney
Copper, thread, reclaimed fabric, ceramic, acrylic, interfacing
17″ x 17″ x 15″

3 Songbird Band
Barbara Marder
Hammered steel with vitreous  glass enamel and metallic lusters mounted on formed copper with soldered prong setting
9″ x 13″

5 Jazz Horns
Barbara Marder

Copper, firescale, and vitreous glass enamel riveted to white lucite (wired for hanging)
11″ x 11″

 

6 Jazz Saxophones
Barbara Marder
Copper, firescale, and vitreous glass enamel riveted to white lucite (wired for hanging)
11″ x 11″

Faux Pumice Ring Red
Tracy Mastro
Enamel on copper, copper, sterling silver
1 5/8″ x 1 5/8″ x 1 1/4″

Faux Pumice Ring Blue
Tracy Mastro
Enamel on copper, copper, sterling silver
1 5/8″ x 1 5/8″ x 1 1/4″

Blue/Violet Fault Ring
Tracy Mastro
Enamel on copper, copper, sterling silver
1 5/8″ x 1 5/8″ x 1 1/4″

Faux Basalt Ring
Tracy Mastro
Enamel on copper, copper, sterling silver
1 5/8″ x 1 5/8″ x 1 1/4″

Pearl Stone Ring
Tracy Mastro
Enamel on copper, copper, sterling silver, pearl
1 5/8″ x 1 5/8″ x 1 1/4″

Cape Cod
Ponnapa Prakkamakul
Mixed media on paper with graphite, pastel and rust collected from ground water
25″ x 19″

 

Shovels
Ponnapa Prakkamakul
Mixed media on paper with graphite, pastel and rust collected from ground water
15″ x 22″

C-Scape
Ponnapa Prakkamakul
Mixed media on paper with graphite, pastel and rust collected from ground water
11 ½” x 30″

 

Sogalosôbôn (Mable Syrup)
Ponnapa Prakkamakul
Mixed media on paper with rust collected from old metal maple syrup spile and tree bark
7 ½” x 9 ½”

 

When the World was Young
Ponnapa Prakkamakul
Mixed media on paper with rust collected from maple syrup harvesting tools, old metal maple syrup spile, and tree bark
7 ½” x 8 ½”

 

Star Chart Paddle Earrings
Jenne Rayburn
Vitreous Enamel, Steel, Gold, Sterling Silver, Spinel
1 3/4″ x 1/2″ x 1/8″

Star Chart Galaxy Pendant
Jenne Rayburn
Vitreous Enamel, Steel, Gold, Sterling Silver, Spinel
2 1/4″ x 1 5/8″ x 1/4″

Magnetic Field Kite Earrings
Jenne Rayburn
Vitreous Enamel, Steel, Sterling Silver, Silk
2″ x 1 3/8″ x 1/4″

Monster Teeth
Kailey Robinson
Raw Iron
20″ x 8″

Penguin
Keith Tornheim
Mixed Media – wood, metal (old wood casting pattern, antique brass coat hook and other hardware)
21″ x 8″ x 7″

Apollo (Brooch)
William Vanaria
Sterling silver & Gibeon Meteorite
54mm x 48mm x 5mm

In these fields…
Lillian Webster
Fine silver, sterling silver, enamel, butterfly wing, lens, diamond, patina
9.25″ x 6.5″ x 0.25″

 

Winter Brooch
Lillian Webster
Fine silver, sterling silver, gold, labradorite, moonstone, patina
4″ x 2.5″ x 0.25″

Starlight and Lakes (brooch)
Lillian Webster
Fine silver, sterling silver, copper, enamel, patina
2.5″ x 1.75″ x 0.375″

 

Delphinium Brooch I
Lillian Webster
Fine silver, sterling silver,  diamonds, butterfly wing, resin
2.56″ x 3″ x 0.5″ 

 

Labradorite Sea Brooch
Lillian Webster
Fine silver, sterling silver, labradorite
5.8125″ x 1.5″ x 0.625″

 

Here be…
Lillian Webster
Sterling silver, fine silver, copper, enamel, cast altered leaf and twigs, diamond, patina
8” x 7” x 1”

Guardian of the Invisible Pleasure Plane (Sun, Venus, Uranus vibration)
Katherine Wildman
Drypoint etching onto silk, hand embroidered with fake eyelashes, and beading
11″ x 7.625″

Creature from Venus
Katherine Wildman
Fibers, ink, sequins, found dollar bin jewelry
16″ x  21″ x 1″

Creature of Cosmick Consciousness and Care (head detail)
Katherine Wildman
Fiber, sequins, found jewelry, fake eyelashes, pantyhose, and beading
60″ x 35″ x 3″

Creature of Cosmick Consciousness and Care (full body)
Katherine Wildman
Fiber, sequins, found jewelry, fake eyelashes, pantyhose, and beading
60″ x 35″ x 3″