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The Teapot Redefined 2011

The Teapot Redefined 2011
October 25th - November 15th
Please join us for an opening reception to meet the artists and view their work on Thursday, November 3rd from 6-8pm at Mobilia Gallery, 358 Huron Ave, Cambridge MA 02138. RSVP to mobiliaart@verizon.net or by phone at 617-876-2109.
The teapot is an enduring symbol of hospitality throughout the world, and exploring the sculptural teapot form has been a source of inspiration for artisans throughout history. For The Teapot Redefined, we have invited a variety of artists working in diverse media such as paper, horsehair, metal, beads, ceramic and textiles to add their own unique interpretation of the teapot form.

PARTICIPATING ARTISTS:
Kate Anderson
Beth Blankenship
Rebecca Brown-Thompson
Ann Coddington
Emily Dvorin
Yael Friedman
Emily Garfield
Louise Hill
Jan Huling
Anna King
Al Krueger
Kathlyn Leighton
Jennifer Maestre
Wendy Wallin Malinow
Donna Rhae Marder
Brooke Marks-Swanson
Leah Meleski
Ellen Moon
Merrill Morrison
Sylvie Rosenthal
Lois Russell
Amanda Salm
Leslie Sills
Teresa Sullivan
Andrea Uravitch
Mallory Weston


-- Scroll down to view a selection of works in the exhibition --

Kate Anderson
Kate Anderson
Jim Dine Teapot
Knotted waxed linen
12.5"h x 7"w x 2.75"d

Beth Blankenship
Beth Blankenship
Strange how a teapot can represent at the same time
the comforts of solitude and the pleasures of company

Glass beads, Nymo beading thread, wool felt

Rebecca Brown-Thompson
Rebecca Brown-Thompson
Bondage to Tea
Felt, beading, metal, macaw feather

Emily Dvorin
Emily Dvorin
T-E-A
Metal form, suede, cable ties
5" x 7" x 4.5"

Emily Dvorin
Emily Dvorin
Who's calling the kettle black?
Plastic gutter screening, cable ties
7" x 15" x 11"

Yael Friedman
Yael Friedman
Teapot
Kinder Egg toys

Louise Hill
Louise Hill
Witch's Brew
5.75" x 8" x 4.5"
Wood, beads, Swarovski crystals, epoxy resin, sculpting clay, copper sheeting, wire, fabric

Louise Hill
Louise Hill
Witch's Brew (detail)
5.75" x 8" x 4.5"
Wood, beads, Swarovski crystals, epoxy resin, sculpting clay, copper sheeting, wire, fabric

Jan Huling
Jan Huling
Pretty Pot
Ceramic, metal, wood, wire, glass beads, ball chain, rhinestones

Anna King
Anna King
Peerie Pot
4" x 5" x 3.5"
Leather, bound with waxed silk, and garnished with a few sequins

Kathlyn Leighton
Kathlyn Leighton
Comic Capers
Wire armature soft form figures wired to a molded felt teapot – worked with bead embroidery and fabric.
10" length x 11" width x 11" height

Kathlyn Leighton
Kathlyn Leighton
Comic Capers (detail)
Wire armature soft form figures wired to a molded felt teapot – worked with bead embroidery and fabric.
10" length x 11" width x 11" height

Jennifer Maestre
Jennifer Maestre
Teapot
Pencils, epoxy
5 x 6.5 x 4 inches

Wendy Wallin Malinow
Wendy Wallin Malinow
Teapot
Polymer clay

Donna Rhae Marder
Donna Rhae Marder
Wired Teapot
8" h x 11"w x 6"d
Crocheted wire

Brooke Marks-Swanson
Brooke Marks-Swanson
Teapot

Leah Meleski
Leah Meleski
Radiant Energy

Leah Meleski
Leah Meleski
Radiant Energy (showing jewelry that the teapot comprises)

Ellen Moon
Ellen Moon
Wood Dragon
Wire, cotton, glass beads, stainless steel wire, crewel embroidery
7.25" high x 12.5" wide x 6" deep

Ellen Moon
Ellen Moon
Wood Dragon (detail)
Wire, cotton, glass beads, stainless steel wire, crewel embroidery
7.25" high x 12.5" wide x 6" deep

Merrill Morrison
Merrill Morrison
Antiqui-Tea
Dark gold C-lon Nylon Thread, Japanese Glass Beads
6"H x 12"W x 3"D

Kyoko Okubo
Kyoko Okubo
The Teapot in the Woods
Washi paper sculpture
Teapot: 5.5" x 7.5" x 4"
Cups: 1.5" x 4" x 2.25" diameter each

Kyoko Okubo
Kyoko Okubo
The Teapot in the Woods (detail)
Washi paper sculpture
5.5" x 7.5" x 4"

Sylvie Rosenthal
Sylvie Rosenthal
Stacked House Teapot
Poplar and paint
11" x 7" x 6"

Sylvie Rosenthal
Sylvie Rosenthal
Stool Stack Wave Teapot
8.5" x 8.5" x 4.5"
Poplar and paint

Lois Russell
Lois Russell
Chit Chat
Twined Waxed Linen Thread

Amanda Salm
Amanda Salm
eyeT
Twined horsehair
5.25"H x 10"W x 4"D

Leslie Sills
Leslie Sills
Spring Song Tea
Ceramic

Teresa Sullivan
Teresa Sullivan
Teapot
Glass beads and thread
9"Lx5"Wx4"H

Mallory Weston
Mallory Weston
Icosidodecahedron
Copper, Enamel, Cotton
L 12"x W 6"x H 7"

Andrea Uravitch
Andrea Uravitch
Lizard Teapot
Clay, Wonderflex, handmade paper, fiber, wire, and a branch
6.5" x 14" x 5.5"

For additional information about the exhibit, or to view more images, please contact Mobilia Gallery by phone at
617-876-2109 or by email at mobiliaart@verizon.net

MOBILIA GALLERY

Mobilia Gallery
358 Huron Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02138
617-876-2109
mobilia-gallery.com

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