Work I Traded for at Lattice Structures,
The following brief gallery highlights the outstanding
crystalline-glazed artwork that I traded for while attending the "Lattice Structures"
exhibition and symposium in Kansas City, Missouri, September 2 - 4, 2005. I traded
pieces with Terry Fallon, Xavier Gonzalez, Paul Lorber, Fara Shimbo, and John
Tilton. The gallery is arranged in reverse alphabetical order.
Ornament, 5-1/2 x 2-1/4"
the multiple halos, and the incredible size and irregular edge of the outer metallic
Cat, 8-1/4 x 2 x 2-3/4"
could not capture the beauty of this piece with just one photograph.
is colored with silver powder, end must be reduced to get this effect which Fara
calls "Faux Favrile." I have seen the Tiffany
Favrile collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and it looks exactly
Note the rainbow iridescence. There are just a few small crystals,
but I believe that they are pure silver metal. The piece has an incredible velvet
finish that makes you want to hold it. Even the pinholes, which are tiny and delicate
add to the appeal of this cat.
dia. x 6-3/4"
This piece includes silver metal powder as a colorant,
and is reduced.
There is a tremendous range of crystal shapes, types and colors.
Paul is a professional crystallier, and although not an exhibitor at Lattice Structures,
he could have been.
dia. x 7-1/4"
Vast range of unusual colors and large fields of secondary
Terry owns and runs a successful business and creates crystalline
glazed porcelain as one of many hobbies. With work like this he should be a professional
Here are more works from my
collection that were created by Lattice Structures artists and attaendees. I had
previously traded with Frank Neef and Ronalee Herrmann & Alfred Stolken; the Bevan
Norkin piece was acquired through ebay. The Peter Ilsley vase was purchased at
the Exhibition in The Netherlands.
& Alfred Stolken
Vase, 5-1/2" dia. x 14"
Vase, 2-3/4" dia. x 6-1/4"
Vase, 6" dia. x 4-1/2"