• Kathy Butterly | ColorForm

    We are pleased to present Kathy Butterly’s first retrospective exhibition, Kathy Butterly | ColorForm. A graduate of UC Davis (MFA 1990), Butterly’s art has strong historical roots in the work of California sculptors such as Viola Frey and Ken Price, as well as her mentor here at Davis, Robert Arneson. Charting the evolution of Butterly’s career through over 70 works of art spanning 1989 to the present, the exhibition especially highlights the last ten years of her work and features sculpture specially made for this occasion. Butterly is distinguished by her personal and emotionally-accessible sensibility and her ceramic language of line, form, and color. A full-color hardcover catalog featuring new essays by leading critics will accompany the exhibition.

    Guest Curator: Dan Nadel

    July 14–December 29, 2019

    Image credit:

    Kathy Butterly, Color Hoard-r, 2013. Clay, glaze, 5 x 3.75 x 3 inches (12.7 x 9.5 x 7.6 cm). Courtesy of the artist.

    Tuesday, August 20

    More dates through December 29, 2019


    Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art 254 Old Davis Road, Davis, CA 95616

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