Deb Karash to show jewelry at Smithsonian Craft Show

Deb Karash to show jewelry at Smithsonian Craft Show


Rockford artist Deb Karash will show her jewelry at the Smithsonian Craft Show for the first time, April 24-28. The Smithsonian Craft Show, the nation’s premier juried exhibition and sale of contemporary American crafts, presents its 20th anniversary show at the National Building Museum, 401 F Street, N.W., Washington, D.C.

A different panel of three nationally known craft and studio arts experts is chosen each year to represent diverse viewpoints, training, experience and geographic locations. The jurors for the 2002 show were: Bruce Pepich, director, The Charles A Wustum Museum of Fine Arts, Racine, Wis.; Heather Lineberry, senior curator, Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, Ariz.; and Beth Gerstein, executive director, Society of Arts and Crafts, Boston, Mass.

A gala preview will be held at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 24. Tickets are $12, general admission; $11, senior citizens and Smithsonian Associates; $9, groups of 16 or more; children under 12 free.

Ms. Karash will also participate in the online auction which can be viewed at

Sponsor of the event is the Smithsonian Women’s Committee, a volunteer organization which produces the show to benefit the Smithsonian Institution.

For more information, call (301) 320-4121 or visit

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