Chandelier An Exhibition of Illuminated Objects

Date: 
Friday, April 5, 2013 - 5:30pm to Thursday, April 25, 2013 - 9:00pm

Chandelier An Exhibition of Illuminated Objects

Over 30 Chandeliers from various talented artistics and craftsmen will be hanging from the ceiling at the Myers Gallery at Living Arts through the month of April. Opening on the first friday for the Friday Arts Crawl, chandeliers made from metal, wood, glass, clay, paper,plastics, etc. will be displayed and available for sale. A chandelier is a branched, decorative lighting fixture that holds a number of bulbs, candles or other methods of lighting and is suspended from the ceiling. These chandeliers will defy and redefine your vision of a chandelier.

Artists included in Chandelier are: Miriam Young, Charles Walker, Karl Engel, David Schlemme, Eric Fransen, Brad Kilmer, Jeri Fritz & Hugh McDougall, Robbie Edwards & Christina Speligene, Tracey & Rick Beweley, Sue Moss Sullivan, Chuck Tomlins, Tulsa Glassblowing School, Rachel Haynes, Janette Brown, E.G. Neal, R.C. Morrison, Lisa Jean Allswede, Steve Liggett, Mery McNett, Nicole McMahan, Caryl Morgan, Julie Clark, Sara Spurrier, Zachary Ernst, Lydia Cheshewalla, Price Jones, Colin Healey, Christie Owen, Rachel Neely, Natalie Legener, Klint Schor, Bobby Martin & Joel Armstrong.

Also on display in the West Gallery will be a photographic installation:

The Mother Road Revisted:Route 66 Then and Now

A multimedia exhibit

The Mother Road Revisited consists of about 100 photographs taken in the 1950s paired with photographs shot along the modern day Route 66,  taken by Photographer Natalie Slater as she traveled the route in her revamped 1964 Shasta.  The images are  combined, the two pictures become a single image that shows both the new parts and vintage aspects of the scene. Some of these images will be combined in interactive lightboxes.The project uses QR-coded plaques along Route 66. Other elements of the exhibit includes vintage furniture, the Shasta trailer and an iconic souvenir shop.