'Jewelry Now' exhibit to open. The Daily Press (Newport News, Virginia) February 26, 1987, p 48

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in AmVL ... .. . , ., "jewelry means many things to different people, and its purpose depends on what the wearer wishes to express," says curator C. James Meyer. Above: "Painted Wooded Necklace" by Marjorie Schick. f Jewelry Now' exhibit to open NEWPORT NEWS "Jewelry has become one of the most creative, innovative and energetic art forms," says C. James Meyer, curator of "Jewelry Now," an exhibit that will be on view Wednesday through April 5 at the Peninsula Fine Am Center on Museum Dnve, Meyer will Ulk about the exhibit at 1 p.in. March S fit the center. His lecture znd & reception from 2 to 4 p.m. trill be free and open to the public. "Like EifiEj other crafts, jewelry and iDf"tlwork have gone through a tremendous revival of interest nd development in the past 20 years," says Meyer, an associate professor of metalwork and jewelry in the crafts department at Virginia Commonwealth University. Meyer is a member of the board of directors of the Hand Workshop in Richmond and a professional jeweler. The Hand Workshop collaborated with the Virginia Museum in organizing the exhibition. "Jewelry Now" presents the work of nationally recognized artists from across the country, including Jamie Bennett, Whitney Boin, Robert Ebendorf, Pat Flynn, Jerry Kott, Rebekah Las-kin, Ivy Ross and Susan Sanders of New York; Gail Fischer of Austin, Texas; Susan Hamlet of Stillwater, Okla.; Randy Long of Bloomington, Ind.; Gretchen Raber of Alexandria; Marjorie Schick of Pittsburgh, Kan.; Nancy Thompson of Richmond; and Sandra Zilker of Houston, Texas. Meyer says the exhibit is designed to "offer a glimpse into the concerns of several contem porary jewelers." The show will later travel to Martinsville, Lynchburg and Washington through the mu seum's statewide chapter and affiliate program. Thirty-two lo cal arts organizations, museum and art centers participate in the program, this year celebrating its 26th anniversary. The exhibit is supported in part by the Virginia Commission for the Arts and by Hoover & Strong Inc., a refiner and manufacturer of precious metals. The Peninsula Fine Arts Center is open 10 a.m.4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and 14 p.m. Sunday. -i 3 SEALY COMFORT IN THE RIGHT ALSO ENJOY SPECIAL SAVINGS ON YOU'LL RECEIVE A COMPLIMENTARY Comfort Rest

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