Claire Carter from the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art SMOCA is visiting the Soleri Archives to explore materials for the 2017 exhibition. The planned exhibition is the third of a series of three Soleri exhibitions at the Smoca.

The 2010 exhibition BRIDGES: SPANNING THE IDEAS OF PAOLO SOLERI ran from October 8. 2010 until January 23. 2011. You can see reports of this exhibition with the following link 1, link 2, link 3.

[photo and text  by Sue Kirsch]

In the photo are Archive Director Tomiaki Tamura, Jonathon Keats, Larry Busbea and Claire Carter.

The opening of the 2010 exhibition was part of the opening and celebration of the Soleri Pedestrian Bridge and Plaza at the Waterfront in downtown Scottsdale. You can see reports of this exhibition with the following link 1, link 2, link 3.

The 2013 exhibition SOLERI: MESA CITY TO ARCOSANTI was from January 26 – April 28, 2013. You can see reports of this exhibition with the following link 1, link 2, link 3.

Claire Carter was the curator for the previous exhibitions and is now preparing for 2017. Hopes are that after 2017 there might be a traveling exhibit, possibly with ‘Best of all three Exhibits”.

Claire brought scholar and author Jonathon Keats, and Associate Professor of Art History Larry Busbea from University of Arizona, School of Art, in Tucson. Jonathan and Larry have been selected to write the exhibition catalog for the Soleri series at the Smoca.

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