Bart Niswonger Libby Schrum Vivian Beer

The John D. Mineck Furniture Fellowship Exhibition

August 1 - October 17, 2015

Established in 2009, The John D. Mineck Furniture Fellowship awards $25,000 annually to a young-in-career furniture maker demonstrating a dedication to the craft in order to support career advancement. This year, the Society of Arts and Crafts brings together the past winners in a special exhibition that shows off each of the Fellows' work and growth since their award. The 2015 Fellow will join Will Tracey (2009), Libby Schrum (2010), Bart Niswonger (2011), Nick Hollibaugh (2012), Vivian Beer (2013) and Kimberly Winkle (2014) in an exhibition that demonstrates continued growth and excellence in furniture.

Image: Bart Niswonger (2011 Fellow), "Green Cabinet," 2008, Ash with cast urethane panels, paint, 42 x 17 x 35 inches

Image: Libby Schrum (2010 Fellow), "Sibling Bench," DATE UNKNOWN, Black walnut, 17.5 x 17.5 x 56 inches

Image: Vivian Beer (2013 Fellow), "Anchored Candy no. 5," 2013, Formed and fabricated aluminum, steel, patina and automotive finish,
84 x 27.5 x 34.5 inches

From Minimal to Bling: Contemporary Studio Jewelry

November 6, 2015- January 10, 2016

More information to come.

Held every other year, From Minimal to Bling (MinBling) presents the work of a select group of talented American studio jewelers. Various conceptual, material, and technical approaches will be examined in this, the fifth iteration of MinBling.

Exhibition Gallery
The SAC Exhibition Gallery is located on the second floor, above the SAC Retail Gallery:
175 Newbury Street, Boston, MA 02116

For more information and/or digital images, please contact Luiza deCamargo, Assistant Curator, at or (617) 266-1810 x13.