Month: June 2005

2005 SOFA Speaker

In 2008, Ruudt Peters gave a lecture at SOFA Chicago titled ‘Philosopher’s Stone.’ This lecture was sponsored by AJF. He used imagery and terminology from the medieval practice of alchemy that attempted to turn base metals into gold. Peters explained he was a member of the Dutch generation of artists who began working in the …

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2005 SOFA Speaker

In 2005, Noam Elyashiv gave a lecture at SOFA NY. This lecture was sponsored by AJF. Noam Elyashiv’s work is pure, intensely modern and elegantly minimal. Each piece, seemingly abstract yet rooted in autobiography, hints at much deeper meaning and in her words, ‘leaves breathing space for the viewer’s curiosity and personal interpretation.’ Recognized as …

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2005: Sergey Jivetin

This year’s winner of the EAA, a runner up from last year, is Sergey Jivetin, an MFA graduate of SUNY New Paltz now living in Brooklyn, New York City. He receives an award of $2000. His use of manufactured watch hands as modular-design elements yields jewelry that is visually complex and layered with meaning. The …

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