JON ERIC RIIS
TAPESTRY ARTIST

 

Jon Eric Riis selected as 2011 USA Windgate Fellow

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Tapestry Artist
Scholar
Teacher
Art Dealer

Jon Eric Riis from Atlanta, Georgia is an internationally known contemporary fiber artist and a dealer in Asian textiles. As a fiber artist, Jon Eric has exhibited his hand-woven tapestries throughout Europe and Asia. His tapestry work can be found in numerous private and public collections including the the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, Art Institute of Chicago, The Minneapolis Institute of Art, Indianapolis Museum of Art, The Cleveland Museum of Art, The New York Museum of Art and Design, and The Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Museum of Art. He is currently exhibiting at Jane Sauer Gallery in Santa Fe.

Cardinal Coat

Since 1976, Jon Eric has dealt in Asian Textiles with an emphasis on Chinese textiles, specifically those associated with past emperors, courtiers and officials of the Chinese Court during the Qing dynasty (16441911). He has a selection of formal, semiformal and semiformal domestic robes in the brocade, kesi and embroidered techniques. Additional Chinese collections include: rank badges, shoes, costume accessories, hats, and furnishing textiles such as hangings, cushions and chair panels. Other Asian textiles collections are from Japan, Korea, Tibet, and Bhutan. Examples from his collections can be found in the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Asian Art Museum and the de Young Museum in San Francisco, and the Indianapolis Museum of Art. To see some of his collection visit Riis Asian Textiles

Jon Eric Riis
875 Piedmont Avenue, N. E. Atlanta, GA, 30309
By Appointment: 404-881-0973
Fax: 404-881-0918

Tiger from coat interior

 

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