SOFA Chicago 2013
Sculpture Objects Functional Art + Design
October 31, 2013 - November 03, 2013
VIP Opening : Thursday, October 31
Navy Pier's Festival Hall
600 East Grand Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611
Booth # 721
Complimentary admission tickets are available. Please call or email us.
Thursday, October 31, First Choice Preview ( Invitation Only ): 5-7pm | Public Preview: 7-9pm
Friday, November 1, 11am-7pm
Saturday, November 2, 11am-7pm
Sunday, November 3, Noon-6pm
Please visit the SOFA webpage for more information.
Artists Exhibited :
Koji Hatakeyama ( metal ) / Yuki Hayama ( porcelain ) / Agnes Husz ( ceramics ) /
Yukiya Izumita ( ceramics ) / Ryoji Koie ( ceramics ) / Tohru Matsuzaki ( lacquer ) /
Junko Narita ( dolls ) / Katsuya Ohgita ( glass ) / Yui Tsujimura ( ceramics ) /
Midori Tsukada ( glass ) / Shinya Yamamura ( lacquer )
Booth Talk : Friday, November 1, 12pm- Ippodo Gallery, booth 721
"Understated Grandeur" by Koji Hatakeyama
Metal artist Koji Hatakeyama discusses the centrality of the box to the Japanese experience,
the innate beauty of bronze, and his quest to fuse his consciousness into the
form and fabric of his delicate, cast bronze, lidded boxes.