November 4–6, 2016
Ceramics, glass, jewelry, metal, leather, wood, wearable art … The Gallery Council’s 16th Annual Fine Craft Show & Sale features one-of-a-kind, limited-edition work by master craftsmen and artists. FCSS showcases the highest standard of craft art in America with forty juried master craft artists who regularly participate in the nation’s most prestigious shows. This year, there are seven artists that are new to FCSS.
View the list of artists
Read the press release
The Fine Craft Weekend includes:
Exclusive Opening Party
Friday, November 4th | 7-9 pm
Fine Craft Show & Sale
Saturday, November 5th | 10 am-5 pm | $10 at the door includes museum admission
Sunday, November 6th | 11 am-4 pm | $10 at the door includes museum admission
Shown above R to L: Kaete Brittin Shaw, Peter Handler, Janine DeCresenzo
The Fine Craft Show and Sale also will highlight work with School of American Craftsmen Honors Students from RIT. Come in and see work by America’s next up and coming master craftsmen.
Metals and Jewelry Design
Ka Eun Jang
In 2015, five artists were honored for their work. Ceramic artist Stephen Merritt of Rochester received Best in Show. Awards of Excellence went to Lisa & Scott Cylinder (jewelry) of Oley, PA; Kathleen Curtin (jewelry) of Tamworth, NH; and Sandra Miller (fiber) of West Chester, PA.
The Fine Craft Show also featured work by 11 outstanding student artists from the Rochester Institute of Technology.
Right: Fine Craft Show chair Marguerite Quinn, award winner Stephen Merritt, director Jonathan Binstock.
The Fine Craft Show & Sale is presented by the Gallery Council of the Memorial Art Gallery.
Top of page, from left: Kaete Brittin Shaw,Peter Handler, Janine DeCresenzo are a small sampling of the artists coming to the 16th Annual Fine Craft Show & Sale.