Christina Shmigel *
Shanghai Trilogy: Artifacts, Loads, Situations
Artist's book (signed), limited edition 6 of 25, 3 volumes in traditional Chinese binding
5 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 1/1/4
Donated by the artist
Christina Shmigel received a BFA in Painting from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1980, an MFA in Sculpture from Brooklyn College, and an MFA in Blacksmithing/Metals from Southern Illinois University - Carbondale. She had a studio practice in Shanghai, China until the spring of 2017, and maintains one in Bakersville, North Carolina, where she has long been associated with the Penland School of Crafts, as a former Resident Artist, board member, and frequent instructor. Shmigel has exhibited nationally and internationally, including solo exhibitions at the Saint Louis Art Museum, the Laumeier Sculpture Park in St. Louis, and the Duolun Museum of Modern Art in Shanghai.