From the Ground Up: Renwick Craft Invitational 2007

hand sculpted and blown glass arranged on a table.

Beth Lipman, Bancketje (Banquet), 2003, hand-sculpted, blown, kiln-formed and lamp worked glass with gold paint, oak, oil and mixed media, Courtesy of Heller Gallery. Photo: Eva Heyd

The 2007 Renwick Craft Invitational,” a biennial exhibition series at the Renwick Gallery established in 2000 to honor the creativity and talent of craft artists working today, features glass artist Paula Bartron, paper artist Jocelyn Châteauvert, glass artist Beth Lipman and ceramicist Beth Cavener Stichter


The artists were chosen by Susanne Frantz, independent curator and former curator of 20th-century glass at the Corning Museum of Glass in New York; Lloyd Herman, independent curator and founding director of the Renwick Gallery; and Jane Milosch, curator at the Renwick Gallery. Milosch is the exhibition curator.

Visiting Information

March 9, 2007 July 21, 2007
Open Daily, 10:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m
Free Admission



The Ryna and Melvin Cohen Family Foundation generously supports "From the Ground Up: Renwick Craft Invitational 2007."


Paula Bartron
born San Mateo, CA 1946

Paula Bartron received her BA in 1970 and her MA two years later in Design in Glass from the University of California, Berkeley.

Beth Cavener
born Pasadena, CA 1972
Jocelyn Chateauvert
born Des Moines, IA 1960
Beth Lipman
born Philadelphia, PA 1971

Glass artist Beth Lipman is renowned for her sculptural compositions which recreate the bounty and visual sumptuousness of Renaissance and Baroque still-life paintings, particularly 17th-century Dutch scenes.