Highlighting the finest in contemporary crafts from across the country, Mesa Contemporary Arts’ Annual Contemporary Crafts exhibition has become a benchmark for innovation and quality. Representative of traditional craft mediums including ceramics, fibers, basketry, metals, wood, glass, jewelry, papermaking and book arts, this exhibition showcases 47 artworks by 44 artists, representing 17 states.

Featured Artists:

Pamela Argentieri

Jesse Armstrong

John Babcock

Tiffany C. Bailey

Eric Boos

George-Ann Bowers

Jonathan Brown

Tristyn Bustamante

Jonathan Cross

Herman Guetersloh

Kazu Ikegami

Polly Jacobs Giacchina

John Lewis Jensen

Judy L. Kahle

Patricia Kennedy-Zafred

Thomas Kerrigan

Susan Lenz

Connie Lippert

Miriam Loory Krombach

* Christopher Martin

Stephen Maurer

Linda McFarland

* Cynthia Miller

Carol Milne

Sharie Monsam

* Joe Muench

Farraday Newsome

Lesley Nishigawara

Helen Otterson

Jeff Reich

Dawn Renee

Michael F. Rohde

Ann Roth

Abby Salsbury

Scott & Stephanie Shangraw

Joyce Shannon

** Steve Shelby

Jose Sierra

Jim S. Smoote II

Susanna Speirs Ali

L. Sue Szabo

Jeanie Thorn

Kerry Vesper

Kimberly Winkle  

Cleveland Hts, OH

Chandler, AZ

Soquel, CA

Tempe, AZ

Prescott, AZ

Berkeley, CA

Chandler, AZ

Tempe, AZ

Tempe, AZ

Houston, TX

Tempe, AZ

La Mesa, CA

Pasadena, CA

Wauseon, OH

Murrysville, PA

Tucson, AZ

Columbia, SC

Seneca, SC

Los Angeles, CA

Ames, IA

Medford, MA

Seattle, WA

Tucson, AZ

Seattle, WA

Mesa, AZ

Ames, IA

Mesa, AZ

Brea, CA

Grand Forks, ND

Mesa, AZ

Tucson, AZ

Westlake Village, CA

Raleigh, NC

El Prado, NM

Ramah, NM

La Pine, OR

South Whitley, IN

Tucson, AZ

Chicago, IL

Los Angeles, CA

Toledo, OH

Tempe, AZ

Tempe, AZ

Smithville, TN


* Juror’s Award Winners (Artists will receive monetary awards at the end of the show)

** Juror’s Choice Award Winner (Artist received a monetary award and a solo exhibition in the Dr. Ruth Tan Lim Project Room during the 35th Annual Contemporary Crafts exhibition in 2014)


Opening Reception:
Friday, January 25, 2013 (6-9pm)

FREE and Open to the Public

• Musical Entertainment

• Artists in Attendance
• Light Refreshments and Cash Bar