Laura Wilder Exhibit Slated For Syracuse

David Rudd and Debbie Goldwein, principals of Dalton’s American Decorative Arts in Syracuse, NY, have announced an upcoming exhibition of the work of Roycroft Renaissance Artist Laura Wilder entitled “In the Arts and Crafts Style.”

An opening reception will be held on Saturday, November 4, from Noon until 3:00pm in their gallery located at 1931 James Street in Syracuse. The exhibition, in which all works will be for sale, runs through January 2, 2018. Gallery hours are Monday – Friday 10 – 5, and Saturdays 10 – 3. Laura Wilder’s block prints will be exhibited among Stickley and other American Arts and Crafts furniture, period lighting, American art pottery, and other decorative arts.

After getting her degree in art and spending several years as a graphic designer and commercial illustrator, Laura discovered the designs and philosophy of the Arts and Crafts movement. Inspired, she learned printmaking and submitted her vintage-style block prints to the Roycroft Renaissance jury. Approved, she became a Roycroft Renaissance Artisan and was soon elevated to Master Artisan status, signifying very high-quality design and execution.

Twenty years later, she continues to make block prints and paintings inspired by the beauty in nature, the Arts and Crafts movement, and the sweet, simple things in life. Laura has won many awards and prestigious commissions for her work, which can be seen at shows, including the February National Arts and Crafts Conference, as well as many galleries and shops nationwide, and at

Since 1980 Dalton’s has established itself as an unparalleled resource for original Arts and Crafts furnishings and decorative accessories. Under the direction of Dalton’s founder David Rudd, carefully selected examples of original condition furniture, pottery, art and metalwork are offered for both beginning and experienced collectors. Dalton’s clients benefit from a unique combination of decades of experience, knowledge of superior forms, discerning judgment and the finest selection available.

Dalton’s has been dedicated to offering the finest examples of 20th century decorative arts, especially items from the American Arts and Crafts movement, including Grueby, Newcomb, Marblehead, Rookwood, Roycroft, Dirk Van Erp and others.

David Rudd and Debbie Goldwein (pictured in their booth at the Grove Park Inn Arts and Crafts Conference) equally share the responsibilities of operating this unique gallery. David has acted as a private consultant to several major east coast auction houses, is currently a regular contributor to American Bungalow magazine, president of The Gustav Stickley House Foundation and the Central New York Arts and Crafts Society, and is a former trustees of The Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms in Morris Plains, NJ. In her role as CFO, Debbie ensures stable operation of the gallery on a daily basis and contributes to Dalton’s esteemed position as a trusted and experienced source for Arts and Crafts objects in America. She also serves on the board of trustees of the Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms.

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