William Kidd, American, b. 1961. Crusty Vase, 2003. Earthenware. Promised gift of Sidney Swidler

The Art of Containment – Vessels from the Sidney Swidler Collection

September 16, 2017 - March 18, 2018

Ann K. Walch-Chan Gallery

Don’t miss the final days of this exhibition featuring over 40 vessels made by local, national, and international contemporary ceramicists. Each object is part of a large collection recently gifted to the FIA by ceramics collector Sidney Swidler. He has collected ceramics since 1984 and his gift of more than 100 works is an important addition to the museum’s permanent collection.

From the Exhibition

  • Judi Tavill, American, b. 1968. Carved Sculptural Vessel, 2012. Wheel thrown and hand carved stoneware. 9 1/4 x 5 inches. Gift of Sidney Swidler, 2017.76

  • Brett Freund, American, b. 1983. Gem Pot, 2015. Porcelain. 4 3/8 x 7 inches. Gift of Sidney Swidler, 2017.87

  • John Parker Glick, American, 1938 - 2017. Covered Jar, n.d. Stoneware. Gift of Sidney Swidler, 2017.95

  • Lars Voltz, American. Bowl, n.d. Stoneware. Gift of Sidney Swidler, 2017.88

  • Adam Egenolf, American, b. 1979. Fluted Vase, ca. 2009. Porcelain. 7 3/8 x 4 inches. Gift of Sidney Swidler, 2017.116