When the 19h annual New York Ceramics & Glass Fair—the only fair of its kind in the United States—opens its doors on January 18th, twenty-nine internationally renowned specialists will swell the historic Bohemian National Hall with a panoply of historic and contemporary treasures that span five centuries, from the Middle Ages to right this minute.
“Liz Lees and I are delighted to welcome several new participants to the New York Ceramics & Glass Fair this year,” says Meg Wendy, who with Ms. Lees produces the fair. Among the newcomers are Elise Abrams from Stockbridge Massachusetts; KPM Art and Antiques LLC from Kensington CT; the Miami-based Pascoe Gallery, which specializes in Ardmore ceramics from South Africa; Martha Rieger, contemporary ceramic sculptor from Tel Aviv; and Mariko Swisher Ceramics from Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Returning exhibitors from Great Britain and the United States, the galleries and private dealers include Antoinette’s Heirlooms (London); Garry Atkins Antiques Ltd. (London); Martyn Edgell Antiques (March, Cambridgeshire); Jill Fenichell/The Bespoke Porcelain Company (Brooklyn); Ferrin Contemporary (North Adams, Massachusetts); Katherine Houston Porcelain (Boston); Leo Kaplan Ltd. (New York); Lacoste Gallery (Concord, Massachusetts); Cliff Lee/Lee Gallery & Studio (Stevens, Pennsylvania); Hideaki Miyamura (Kensington, New Hampshire); Moylan/Smelkinson (Baltimore); Polka Dot Antiques (Waccabuc, New York); Polly Latham Asian Art (Boston); Ian Simmonds (Carlisle, Pennsylvania); Philip Suval Inc. (Fredericksburg, Virginia); Earle D. Vandekar of Knightsbridge (New York); Vetro Vero (West Grove, Pennsylvania); Michael Wainwright USA (Great Barrington, Massachusetts); Maria and Peter Warren Antiques (Wilton, Connecticut); Mark J. West (Redhill, England); and Lynda Willauer Antiques (Nantucket, Massachusetts).
The New York Ceramics & Glass Fair, which is held at the Bohemian National Hall, 321 East 73rd Street (between First and Second Avenues), opens with a Private Preview on Wednesday, January 17, from 5:00 p.m.to 8:30 p.m., and to the public on Thursday, January 18 through Sunday, January 21, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets are $20 per person and can be used throughout the duration of the fair.
An essential adjunct to the New York Ceramics & Glass Fair is its extensive lecture program, which runs throughout the duration of the fair. With a lineup of distinguished curators and experts, this year’s series will provide lively and thought-provoking panel discussions about the realms of clay and glass.
The New York Ceramics & Glass Fair is co-produced by Meg Wendy of MCG Events LLC and Elizabeth J. Lees Events.
For more information visit, www.nyceramicsandglass.com.