Metal Museum Tributaries Artist To Speak at Memphis College of Art

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Feb. 19, 2013

"Field Study 20: Thicket" by Kim CridlerField Study 20: Thicket by Kim Cridler

Metal Museum Tributaries Artist To Speak at Memphis College of Art

MEMPHIS, Tenn.—Memphis College of Art is excited to host artist Kim Cridler, whose work is on view at the National Ornamental Metal Museum Feb. 22 – April 28. Cridler, who is the currently featured artist of the Metal Museum’s Tributaries series, will give a free talk about her work and process at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 21 in Memphis College of Art’s Callicott Auditorium (Rust Hall, Overton Park). The free event is open to the public.

Cridler’s current body of work explores the enduring significance of the vessel form and draws inspiration from the flora and fauna around her home in Wisconsin. She is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Art at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

For more information on Cridler’s exhibition or other events at the Metal Museum, please visit www.metalmuseum.org.


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