Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Zipper Jewelry at ACC - Baltimore

Nexus © Kate Cusack 2015

Kate is pleased to present her innovative, elegant Zipper Jewelry at the American Craft Council's show in Baltimore, Maryland. Join us at the three-day celebration of all things handmade, where more than 650 top contemporary jewelry, clothing, furniture, and home d├ęcor artists from across the country gather under one roof. This is the American Craft Council’s flagship show.

Visit Kate in booth #4907.

Friday, February 20        10 am – 8 pm
Saturday, February 21   10 am – 6 pm
Sunday, February 22      11 am – 5 pm

To learn more about the show, please visit:

The event will be held at the Baltimore Convention Center at One West Pratt Street.

$14 one-day pass
$34 three-day pass

$16 one-day pass
$36 three-day pass

FREE for American Craft Council members and children 12 and under.

A limited number of free or discounted passes are available. Please contact Kate for info.

Zipper Jewelry at BIJOUX - Norton Museum of Art

Cycle - Turquoise © Kate Cusack 2015

For the third year in a row, Kate's Zipper Jewelry will be on display and for sale at the Norton Museum of Art's annual fund-raising event called BIJOUX, in West Palm Beach.

Thursday, February 26   10 am – 9 pm
Friday, February 27        10 am – 5 pm
Saturday, February 28   10 am – 5 pm
Sunday, March 1             11 am – 5 pm

To learn more about the show, please visit:

1451 S. Olive Ave, West Palm Beach, FL 33401

TICKETS free, with paid admission to museum

Zipper Jewelry at JMKAC exhibit

Tiara III © Kate Cusack 2015

Held at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, Taking Shape looks at the development of form across multiple artistic practices, including woodworking, photography, jewelry, etching, and ceramics. Kate is one of eight artists selected for the exhibit who seriously consider form, shape and functionality in their artwork.

February 1 through April 12

Monday–Friday     10am – 6pm
Saturday                10am – 5pm
Sunday                  12pm – 5pm

The exhibit is held at ARTspace, at the Shops at Woodlake: 725-G Woodlake Road, Kohler, WI

To learn more about the show, please visit:

Friday, August 15, 2014

Zipper Jewerly at American Craft Exposition

Kromozome II © 2014 Kate Cusack

Kate is pleased to present her innovative, elegant Zipper Jewelry
at the American Craft Exposition in Evanston, Illinois. The American Craft Exposition is one of the nation’s premier fine craft shows. 

Friday, August 22, 2014                     10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Saturday, August 23, 2014                 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday, August 24, 2014                    11:00 am – 5:00 pm

visit the event:
Henry Crown Sports Pavilion
2311 N. Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208

For a limited time, general admission tickets are being offered at a discounted price. From now until August 18, tickets are $13 for all three days that the show is open to the public. After August 18, general admission tickets will be available for purchase at full price ($15) by calling 224.364.7270 or at the door.

The American Craft Exposition is presented by the Auxiliary of North Shore University Health System. ACE is a major fundraiser supporting breast and ovarian cancer care and research. Kate will donate part of proceeds from the sale of her signature Zipper Pin in pink and teal--the colors that represent awareness for breast and ovarian cancer research. This is a great way to support research efforts for cancer research and support an artist.

Please help spread the word to you friends in the Evanston/Chicago area about the American Craft Exposition. Kate will be at the show each day and would love to share her new designs.

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

#MADforzippers Open Studios Artist Residency at the Museum of Arts and Design

Kate Cusack is an artist in residence at the Museum of Arts and Design through the Open Studios Program. The four month residency takes place in an educational space that fosters dialog between artists, designers, and the public on the sixth floor of the museum.

Kate sets up a temporary studio and display every Wednesday, through the end of September. In addition to discussing her work with museum visitors, Kate also encourages visitors to try on her Zipper Jewelry. Dress-up photos are featured on instagram and facebook.

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Zipper Jewelry at the Smithsonian Craft Show

Fervor © 2014 Kate Cusack

Kate will be presenting her Zipper Jewelry at the Smithsonian Craft Show in Washington, DC, April 10-13th, 2014. Booth #213.

This is a sale of one-of-a-kind or limited edition works in 12 different media — from furniture and ceramics to glass and wearable art. It is regarded as the country’s most prestigious juried show and sale of fine American sculptural objects and design.

For more information, please visit:

The Smithsonian Craft show will be held at the National Building Museum.
401 F Street, N.W.  
Washington, D.C. 20001   
Judiciary Square Metro Station (red line)

Preview Party:
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
at 6:30pm (special ticket required)

Open to the public:
Thursday, April 10, 2014 from 10:30am to 8:30pm
Friday, April 11th from 10:30am to 8:30pm
Saturday April 12, 2014 from 10:30am to 5:30pm
Sunday, April 13, 2014 from 11am to 5pm

General admission is $15 for a one-day pass or $25 for a two-day pass.

Please help spread the word to you friends in the Washington, DC area about the Smithsonian Craft Show. Kate will be at the show each day and would love to share her new designs.

Friday, February 21, 2014

Zipper Jewelry showcased at BIJOUX!

© 2014 Kate Cusack

Kate Cusack's Zipper Jewelry will be exhibited at BIJOUX! at the Norton Museum of Art, in West Palm Beach, Florida. BIJOUX! is an exciting art-jewelry exhibit and sale that showcases 40 artists from all over the world.

Kate will be at the show from Wednesday, February 26 through Friday, February 28, 2014.

Preview Party:
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
at 6pm (special ticket required)

Open to the public:
Thursday, February 27, 2014 through March 2, 2014
during museum hours

Norton Museum of Art
1451 S. Olive Avenue
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

For more information, please visit:

Monday, November 18, 2013

Zipper Jewelry Holiday Exhibits

Lace - Gust IV © 2012 Kate Cusack
This holiday season, Kate Cusack's Zipper Jewelry will be featured in three exhibits across the country.

Taboo Studio: Holiday Enchantment
November 22, 2013 through January 3, 2014
"Jewelry from Taboo Studio is a personal, one-of-a-kind gift that endures the test of time."
1615½ W. Lewis Street
San Diego, CA 92103

White Space Collective: White Package
December 2013 through April 2014
"Whitespace is pleased to announce an exhibition of international jewelry artists."
The Mordes Collection
2805 N. Australian Avenue
West Palm Beach, FL 33407

Wayne Art Center: Craftforms 2013
December 6, 2013 through January 25, 2014
"Craft Forms is an international juried exhibition dedicated to enhancing the public’s awareness of fine contemporary craft while providing a venue for established and emerging artists alike to share their creative endeavors." Juror: Lena Vigna
413 Maplewood Avenue
Wayne, PA 19083

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Zipper Jewelry at Patina Gallery

Reverse Octavia Zipper Bracelet © 2013 Kate Cusack
Kate Cusack's Zipper Jewelry is now available at Patina Gallery in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Gallery owners, Allison and Ivan Barnett explain that "the Patina experience is one of immediate engagement with texture, scale, color and surface. We think that being artists ourselves is important to the Patina style. The gallery's atmosphere is as important to us as the art we exhibit. Our mission is to transport the visitor into our personal world of our taste and style. Our canvas is the space itself and the objects and jewelry are our palette."

131 West Palace Avenue, Santa Fe, NM

Friday, May 24, 2013

Destination NYC: Zipper Jewelry at the Museum of Modern Art's Design Store

MoMA Design Store's window display featuring Kate Cusack's Zipper Jewelry

In-store view of Kate Cusack's Zipper Jewelry at the MoMA Design Store

In-store view of Kate Cusack's Zipper Jewelry at the MoMA Design Store

Three of Kate Cusack's Zipper Jewelry designs were selected for inclusion in MoMA Design Store’s Destination: NYC Collection. 
  • Criss-Cross Zipper Bracelet
  • Zipper Pin
  • Algae Zipper Lace Necklace
Destination: NYC is a product collection created by designers living and working in the five boroughs with all product manufactured in the United States.

To assemble the product collection, the MoMA Design Store held its first Open Call allowing New York City designers to submit their work. More than 1,000 entries were received and reviewed by a design jury to culminate in a curated collection with the work of 75 designers.

Destination: NYC is the 11th location in the MoMA Design Store Destination: Design series and celebrates design in New York City 

The Destination: NYC product collection is available in MoMA Design Stores in New York City (11 West 53 Street, 44 West 53 Street, 81 Spring Street) and Tokyo and at,, and from May 2013 running through August 2013.

Destination: NYC is made possible by the generous support of the International Contemporary Furniture Fair® (ICFF®).

Monday, April 29, 2013

Celebrate the Zipper: fashion show and special event at the Snyderman-Works Gallery

Top: Lyrica VI, Lower Left: Asterisk, Lower Right: Journey I; © 2013 Kate Cusack

"Zip 19106"
Philadelphia neighborhood celebrates the zipper with a fashion show featuring Zipper Jewelry

Join us on Saturday May 4th, as we celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the patenting of the invention that lead to the zipper. The Snyderman-Works Gallery will host a fashion show featuring local boutiques and shops from the Old City neighborhood showing off clothing, accessories and items that incorporate the zipper in many original ways. This fashion themed event will be a part of the First Friday Weekends in Old City. Zipper Jewelry by Kate Cusack will be featured at the Snyderman-Works Gallery.

Visit for a preview of the Zipper Jewelry from the show.

First Friday: May 3rd, 5-9pm
Fashion Show: May 4th, 4pm
Snyderman-Works Gallery: 303 Cherry Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19106
For more information: 215.238.9576

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Zipper Jewelry at BIJOUX! Contemporary Art Jewelry Sale and Exhibit

Murmur  © 2013 Kate Cusack
You're invited to BIJOUX! – A Contemporary Art Jewelry Sale

The Norton Museum of Art presents BIJOUX! –  the exhibition and sale of unique contemporary art jewelry by international artists, many of whom will be in attendance.

For more information, including the full list of participating artists, please visit:

(admission to BIJOUX! is free with paid entrance to the museum)

February 28 10am to 9pm
March 1 10am to 5pm
March 2 10am to 5p
March 3 11am to 5pm

The Norton Museum of Art is located at
1415 S. Olive Avenue
West Palm Beach, 33401

Monday, December 10, 2012

Zest Brooch in American Craft Magazine

 Detail from American Craft Magazine

Goods: Design for All
One of Kate's Abstract Zest Brooches was recently featured in American Craft Magazine's "Design Issue" in the Goods Section on page 21. This brooch, among others, are available through Kate's online store:

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Zipper Jewelry at SOFA Chicago

Zipper Bracelet - Octavia © 2012 Kate Cusack
Perpetua © 2012 Kate Cusack    

SOFA: Sculptural Objects, Functional Art
The World's Foremost Fairs of Contemporary Decorative Arts & Design

Please visit the annual SOFA Expo in Chicago at the Navy Pier to view Kate's latest Zipper Necklaces, Zipper Bracelets and new Zipper Brooches. Her work will be shown through the Snyderman-Works Galleries at booth #1006.

SOFA at the Navy Pier: 600 E. Grand Ave., Chicago, IL 60611
Friday, November 2, 2012 from 11am-7pm
Saturday, November 3, 2012 from 11am-7pm
Sunday, November 4, 2012 from noon-6pm
general admission is $15 or for a three-day pass $25
for more information:

Monday, August 13, 2012

Zipper Jewelry at LOOT 2012

 Aileron © 2012 Kate Cusack

Kate Cusack's Zipper Jewelry will be included in the Museum of Arts and Design's annual sale and exhibition: LOOT. 

LOOT 2012: MAD About Jewelry, is the ultimate pop-up shop for contemporary art and studio jewelry, whose proceeds benefit the Exhibition and Education programs of the Museum of Arts and Design, will run from Tuesday through Saturday, September 11 – 15, 2012.

September 11, 2012 4:30pm-8pm, (Gala Opening: ticket required)
September 12, 2012 from 11am-6pm
September 13, 2012 from 11am-9pm
September 14, 2012 from 11am-9pm
September 15, 2012 from 11am-6pm

(admission fee to museum to visit LOOT)

Unlike any other jewelry event in the country, LOOT 2012 gives jewelry lovers the opportunity to meet some of the most innovative creators in the field and acquire work directly from them. This 12th edition of LOOT will be the largest and most international ever, with jewelry by more than 50 emerging and acclaimed artists, hailing from 12 countries.

For more information, please visit:

Kate will attend LOOT each day: please come introduce yourself!