Sitting Pretty: Furniture from RAM’s Collection

Sitting Pretty: Furniture from RAM's Collection
Racine Art Museum
Racine, WI
February 19 - May 6, 2012

Two Squares Table #2 (detail) by John Eric Byers

Each year, the Racine Art Museum welcomes the newest gifts of artworks to its contemporary craft collection with a debut exhibition. Sitting Pretty: Furniture from RAM’s Collection celebrates the arrival of a number of recent gifts of handmade furniture.

RAM debuts these gifts—including pieces by Isaac Arms, Garry Knox Bennett, John Eric Byers, and Peter Pierbon who have contributed examples of their own work to the collection. The show also features two major works by John Cederquist from the estate of Linda Brooks Sullivan and Karen Johnson Boyd’s contribution of three chairs created by Clifton Monteith, Roy Superior, and Dick Wickman. Exhibited within the context of RAM’s existing furniture collection, these new arrivals further underscore the depth of the museum’s holdings.

Artist included are: Harry Anderson, Isaac Arms, Boris Bally, Garry Knox Bennett, John Eric Byers, Wendell Castle, John Cederquist, Eddie Dominguez, Susan Evans, Thomas Hucker, Tom Loeser, Daniel Mack, Terence Main, Clifton Monteith, George Nakashima, Jere Osgood, Albert Paley, Peter Pierobon, Jim Rose, Randy Shull, Tommy Simpson, Roy Superior, and Dick Wickman

The Racine Art Museum is located at 441 Main Street in Racine, Wisconsin. Museum hours are Tuesday-Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm, and Sunday 12:00 - 5:00 pm. Admission is as follows: RAM Members - Free; Adults - $5; Seniors (over age 62) - $3; Full-time Students - $3; Young Adults (age 12 to 18) - $3; Children (under 12) - Free. For more information go to www.ramart.org .