Highlighting the finest in contemporary crafts from across the country, Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum’s Annual Contemporary Crafts exhibition has become a benchmark for innovation and quality. Representative of traditional craft mediums including ceramics, fibers, basketry, metals, wood, glass, jewelry, papermaking and book arts, this exhibition showcases 46 works by 30 artists, representing 11 states.

Guest Juror for the 42nd Annual Contemporary Crafts exhibition was Gail Brown, Independent Curator of Contemporary Craft, Oakland, CA.

View the catalog for the 42nd Annual Contemporary Crafts exhibition here.


 42nd Craft Catalog


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Tickets to Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum are FREE. All tickets have an entry time. Please arrive at your designated time so you have plenty of time to explore. We recommend reserving your tickets on-line in advance so you can select your preferred date and time to have a contactless experience. If you are experiencing difficulties with our on-line reservation system, please call the box office at 480-644-6500 (Tuesday-Friday)

Rameen Ahmed (Tucson, AZ)
Judy Bales (Fairfield, IA)
Deborah Corsini (Pacifica, CA)
Carol Durham (San Rafael, CA)
J. Paul Fennell (Scottsdale, AZ)
Donna Forst (Phoenix, AZ)
Irwin Freeman (Philadelphia, PA)
Donald Friedlich (Madison, WI)
Suzanne Hesh (Tucson, AZ)
Polly Jacobs Giacchina (La Mesa, CA)
Stephen Johnson (Mesa, AZ)
Dean Johnson (Santa Fe, NM)
Ana M. Lopez (Fort Worth, TX)
Nancy Middlebrook (Philadelphia, PA)
Cynthia Miller (Tucson, AZ)
Jessica Mohl (Crawfordsville, IN)
Laurie Nessel (Tempe, AZ)
Farraday Newsome (Mesa, AZ)
Margy O’Brien (Albuquerque, NM)
Sarah Perkins (Springfield, MO)
Colleen Quigley (Tucson, AZ)
Jeff Reich (Mesa, AZ)
Michael Rohde (Westlake Village, CA)
Shelly Rothgeb (Phoenix, AZ)
David Schnuckel (Rochester, NY)
Rowen Schussheim-Anderson (Davenport, IA)
Beth Shook (Gilbert, AZ)
Jim Smoote II (Chicago, IL)
Christy Wittmer (Phoenix, AZ)
Warren Woodson (Mesa, AZ)