Philadelphia Art Alliance Blog

The Tool At Hand

Opening Reception: Thursday February 7, 6-8 p.m.

Walk into the Art Alliance this month and be prepared to feast your eyes on sixteen different takes of craft using only one tool! This ongoing exhibition features the artist’s works of art, and the tools used to craft them, collectively with videos from their studios debuted at the Milwaukee Art Museum.

Artist: Mark Lindquistwood dowel, glueTool: Glue Dispenser

Artist: Mark Lindquist
wood dowel, glue
Tool: Glue Dispenser

Destinations: Museum of Contemporary Craft in Portland, OR and Houston Center for Contemporary Craft in Texas

Molly Hatch: Reverie

February 7 to April 28, 2012

Opening Reception: Thursday February 7,6-9 p.m.

Come by the Art Alliance and observe Molly Hatch’s first solo exhibition! Drawing from 18th and 19th century plates from her family’s own collection, her new works are inspired by her “continued effort to claim the functional surface of the dinner plate as a painting surface.”