Arthur Hash and Susanna Starr will exhibit works derivative of the traditional practices of sculpture and metalsmithing. Both artists examine these traditions through contemporary studio practices. Hash explores jewelry and other forms of body ornamentation using “new forms of fabrication technologies such as waterjet cutting, 3D scanning, CNC routing and rapid prototyping to make one-off art jewelry pieces, large archival ink-jet prints and vinyl sticker installations”. Starr investigates the possibilities of various materials to convey the complexities of color and dimension. Her materials include wood veneer, mylar, paint, and synthetic sponges. In contrast to Hash, Starr cuts her intricate works by hand.
Arthur Hash received a MFA in Metalsmithing and Jewelry Design from Indiana University, in Bloomington Indiana. He is currently the Technical Support Technician for the Metal Program and the State University of New York in New Paltz, NY. His work has been exhibited, extensively, in museums and galleries throughout the United States. Susanna Starr received a MFA from Yale School of Art. Starr has exhibited throughout the United States and abroad. More information about the artists is available at www.arthurhash.com and www.susannastarr.net.