Thursday, December 10, 2009

Wearable Nostalgia

Swimming Smile Brooch sold
© Margaux Lange 2009


We're back from our Pittsburgh adventures! The opening of Wearable Nostalgia went really well on Saturday despite some snowy weather. Luke & Eloy is a wonderful gallery located in the Lawrenceville area of Pittsburgh, and is beautifully curated by owner Brigitte Martin (of crafthaus fame.)

Quote Bubble Brooches
© Margaux Lange 2009

My work looked great displayed in two large glass cases near the front of the shop. Dave and I had a lovely time chatting with Brigitte and her patrons. We met some wonderful people including a lot of local artists and metalsmiths from the Pittsburgh area (I even had a chance to meet ROY - who was kind enough to bring me a bag of Barbie dolls!) Thanks to everyone who came out and showed their support, it really meant a lot.

Lotus Pendant
© Margaux Lange 2009

The exhibition has already gotten some great press! It was featured on ABC 4 evening news during a segment entitled "Check it Out" (watch the clip here.) and it was also mentioned on Pittsburgh's POPcity media blog.

Red Passion Pendant
© Margaux Lange 2009

I'll be revealing more photos in the days to come but here's a few of the works that were part of the show. If you didn't get a chance to make it to the opening, and/or you're interested in purchasing work from the exhibit, the show will be on view at Luke & Eloy Gallery through January 16th (contact info here.)

SMACK! Brooch
© Margaux Lange 2009

9 comments:

MJHitchings said...

I really love the new stuff, its so amazing where your work is taking you. I wish I could have been there to see the show! Congratulations on your excellent new work!

Margaux Lange said...

Aw, thanks Miss J! Wish you could've been there too!

Jean said...

I love the Lotus pendant was it a custom piece you made for someone?

Margaux Lange said...

Thanks Jean! No, it was made for my solo show in Pittsburgh.

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Ashley said...

Great work Margaux! I'm glad the opening went well.

Jean said...

I'm kind of in love with it :) Im kind of in love with all of it! Beautiful work...one day soon I will own a piece.
xo
~J

Miss Dot said...

glad to hear the exhibition went well! the work looks incredibly beautiful and seems to have taken another jump into a new area, love it.

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