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Miniature Masterworks: Elizabeth Gazmuri

Miniature Masterworks: Elizabeth Gazmuri

Elizabeth Gazmuri’s miniature furniture honors the furniture makers of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Her 1:12 scale furniture features details and joinery inspired by the full-scale pieces. As a native Bostonian, Gazmuri’s work reflects her New England roots with a focus on her hometown as well as Salem, Massachusetts.

Gazmuri is one of more than sixty artists participating in Miniature Masterworks, September 15-17, 2017.

Miniature Masterworks: Peter Gabel

Miniature Masterworks: Peter Gabel

Peter Gabel creates 1:12 scale botanically correct paper plants and flowers. He works with artist-grade acrylic paints and acid-free paper so his pieces will continue to make a big statement on a small scale for decades to come. Recently, he added seashell work to his repertoire, taking inspiration from nineteenth-century sailor’s valentines and shell floral arrangments under glass domes.

Gabel is one of more than sixty artists participating in Miniature Masterworks, September 15-17, 2017.

Miniature Masterworks: Beth Freeman-Kane

Miniature Masterworks: Beth Freeman-Kane

Beth Freeman-Kane sculpts finely detailed compositions of birds and animals in natural scenes. With some formal art training, she uses sculpture and visual stories of the small things that are often overlooked in nature.

Freeman-Kane is one of more than sixty artists participating in Miniature Masterworks, September 15-17, 2017. She will be giving a gallery talk about her work in the T/m collection and the inspiration behind it on September 17 at 2:30pm.

Miniature Masterworks: Annelle Ferguson

Miniature Masterworks: Annelle Ferguson

Annelle Ferguson learned to needlepoint while creating carpets and needlework accessories for her daughter’s dollhouse. Since 1980, she has been researching historical designs and creating 1:12 scale reproductions. She has collaborated with many other miniature artists to create samplers, seat covers, and panels to be framed or inserted into pole screens.

Ferguson is one of more than sixty artists participating in Miniature Masterworks, September 15-17, 2017. She will be giving a gallery talk about her work in the T/m collection and the inspiration behind it on September 16 at 10:30am.

Miniature Masterworks: Sylvia Rountree

Miniature Masterworks: Sylvia Rountree

Sylvia Rountree is attending Miniature Masterworks as a Master Artist, a special designation for accomplished fine-scale miniature artists who have helped pave the way for others. Rountree makes 1:12 scale footwear, hats, handbags, parasols, carpetbags, and leather luggage. She estimates that she has made around 150,000 pairs of shoes.

Rountree is one of more than sixty artists participating in Miniature Masterworks, September 15-17, 2017.

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