Exhibitor listing

Okay Spark

E-mail address : matthewfine@cox.net
Website :http://www.oakspark.com

ABOUT

Exhibitor's Artists:

  • Stephan Cox  (+)

    Biography : Stephan Cox has designed and made original art for over 40 years, working mainly in glass since 1979. His complex, organic contemporary sculpture is collected and exhibited worldwide.

    Detailed Description : My new series of mythical men and beasts are outlandish, fantastical, strange and rare. These characters often appear in my head at 4am fully formed and ready for creation.

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  • Matthew Fine  (+)

    Biography : Matthew Fine has been creating and showing his cast glass and granite sculptures across America Since receiving his MFA from The University of Georgia in 1990. His work is featured in private and public collections across the United States including the Chrysler Museum of Art and the Barry Museum of Art.

    Detailed Description : Fine's unique approach to carving the glass and granite pieces has allowed him to become a vital member of the studio glass movement.

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  • Kirsten Stingle  (+)

    Biography : Kirstenhas been represented atnationaland international museum exhibitions, such as Museo MACRO, Testaccio in Rome, Italy, the Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art, the Georgia Museum of Artsand Sciences,the Harn Museum and Barton College of Art. In addition,Kirsten has participatedin international exhibitions such as SOFA, Aqua: Art Miami, Art Palm Beach, Art Palm Springs,and Art Manila. Further she has gained curatorial experience as co-curator of “Taboo: Sexuality and Sexual Identity in Ceramics,” and “Sacred and Profane,” and “Deconstructing the Conversation.”Her work is part of the permanent collections of the Macon Museum of Arts and Sciences, the Kapp Foundation,the Addams Family Foundation,and Cafesjian Foundation.

    Detailed Description : KirstenStingle’s sculptures respond to a modern paradox: a wired and globally connected world that creates individual isolation. Working in the genre of narrative ceramics, Kirstenfuses her richly detailed porcelain figureswithmixed-media to further our understanding of ourselves, others,and our place within the contemporary world. She strives to reveal human commonalities, exposinglayers of both light and shadow that thrive underneath ourpolite societal veneer. Kirstenalsouses antique relics to further the narrative and remind the viewer of the inescapable pull of our shared human history.

    Artist's Objects:

    • Kirsten  Stingle  - Ricochet

      Ricochet

    • Kirsten  Stingle  - Pretty Companion

      Pretty Companion

    • Kirsten  Stingle  - Whisper

      Whisper

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  • Michael Szabo  (+)

    Biography : A native of the Bay Area, Michael Szabo earned his degree in sculpture at the Rhode Island School of Design and soon returnedhome to establish his studio in San Francisco. The studio’s focus ranges from intimate sculptures to large scale, site-integrated works that speak to the environments they inhabit. Michael’saesthetic language and occasional use of elements such as water have allowed the studio to explore the relationship between art,people, landscape, and architectural spaces.

    Artist's Objects:

    • Michael Szabo  - Alight

      Alight

    • Michael Szabo  - Interstice

      Interstice

    • Michael Szabo  - Confluence

      Confluence

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Confluence - Michael Szabo

Michael Szabo

Confluence

Bronze, Water
14' x 4' x 4'

Interstice - Michael Szabo

Michael Szabo

Interstice

Bronze
24" x 12" x 9"

Alight - Michael Szabo

Michael Szabo

Alight

Bronze, Stone
36" x 14" x 12"

Whisper - Kirsten  Stingle

Kirsten Stingle

Whisper

15" x 19" x 12"

Black stoneware with mixed media

Pretty Companion - Kirsten  Stingle

Kirsten Stingle

Pretty Companion

22" x 16" x 12"

Hand built porcelain with mixed media

Ricochet - Kirsten  Stingle

Kirsten Stingle

Ricochet

26" x 15" x 12"

Hand built porcelain with mixed media