James Carpenter (architect)

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James Carpenter
Born 1949
Alma mater Rhode Island School of Design
Known for light art
Awards MacArthur Fellows Program


James Carpenter (born 1948) is an American light artist and designer.

Life[edit]

He graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design with a BFA in sculpture in 1972.[1] He studied with Dale Chihuly.[2]

He works at James Carpenter Design Associates.[3] Carpenter was selected to design new public spaces and visitor amenities for the Israel Museum in Jerusalem.[4]

Awards[edit]

Carpenter has won a number of awards, including the Institute Honor Award, American Institute of Architects in 1991 and The Daylight and Building Component Award, by the Villum and Velux Foundation's in 2009.[1][5] He was also a member of the 2004 class of MacArthur Fellows.

Works[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Daylight Architect, James Carpenter, Honored With EUR100,000 Award". artdaily.org. artdaily.org. Retrieved 17 December 2015. 
  2. ^ "Defining The Void: The work of James Carpenter", Glass Quarterly, Winter 2005-2006 Issue Number 101
  3. ^ "James Carpenter Design Associates Inc.". Retrieved 17 December 2015. 
  4. ^ In a new light, Jerusalem Post
  5. ^ "Percent for Art: James Carpenter". NYC Department for Cultural Affairs. NYC Department for Cultural Affairs. Retrieved 17 December 2015. 

External links[edit]

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