The Event

Exhibition in Motion: Objects Performed is a performance that provides a stage for craft artists and dancer/performers to explore how objects are made to function, and the imagination and improvisation activated in one’s pursuit to use.

Curated by Stefano Catalani, Venetia Dale, and Tia Kramer in collaboration with choreographer Amelia Reeber.

Saturday, May 28th, 2011, 6-8pm at the Bellevue Arts Museum. 450 tickets/sold out.  
Exhibition in Motion: Objects Performed is part of FLUX, the 2011 Seattle Society for North American Goldsmith's (SNAG) Conference supported by the Seattle Metals Guild


Stefano Catalani is Director of Curatorial Affairs/Artistic Director at Bellevue Arts Museum, one of the nation’s foremost institutions in the field of art, craft and design. He has curated close to twenty exhibitions at BAM, written and/or contributed to numerous scholarly publications and is a guest lecturer at the University of Washington and other educational institutions.

Venetia Dale received her BFA from University of Wisconsin-Madison and MFA from SUNY-New Paltz in metalsmithing. She currently resides in Milwaukee Wisconsin where she maintains a studio practice and teaches in the art department at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Tia Kramer is an artist and educator from Seattle, WA. In addition to creating adornments, Tia works as an installation, sound and performance artist. She has studied closely with Goat Island Performance School under director Lin Hixson.  Tia received degrees from Macalester College and School of the Art Institute of Chicago.


Amelia Reeber dances, choreographs, sometimes teaches, and is a certified BodyTalk practitioner.  She is interested in dreaming, the narrative and wisdom of the body, self-knowledge, transformation, and other investigations, nature, and humor. Amelia has performed nationally and internationally and is a 2011 touring SCUBA Artist. She will also be performing in NYC as a part of the A.W.A.R.D. Show All Stars!


Tia Kramer, Co-Coordinator
Shava Lawson, Co-Coordinator
Jennifer Malley, Marketing and Outreach