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The Coaster Project, March 9 - May 29, 2002
Venues: see below

All articles carry the copyright of their respective publications. When costs to include an article on this site were prohibitive, bibliographical notation is provided instead.


International Association of Art Critics Award: Best Show in an   Alternative Space (15 K pdf file)

International Gallerie: A Journal of Ideas, "The Coaster Project," Vol. 5, no. 1, pp. 39, Bharati Kapadi.

International Gallerie: A Journal of Ideas, "The Coaster Project," Vol. 5, no. 1, pp. 36-38, Mary Sherman.


(Email) Davis, Antarctica


(Email and Photo) Brazil

(poster) Sao Paulo

Terra , "Llega a espa,,a el Proyecto Posavasos," May 13, 2002.


(photos) The Arch Bar and Cafe, Changning District, Shanghai, February 2008

(Email) Inner Mongolia, China

(Photos) Inner Mongolia Museum of Fine Arts and Inner Mongolia University, Academy of Fine Arts Gallery, Huhot, China


Hämeen Sanomat , "Taidetta Arkeen," March 24, 2002, p. 11, Pekka Helin.

Hämeen Sanomat , "Pirjo Heino kansainväliseen näyttelyprojektinn," April 1, 2002, p. 18.

Hämeen Sanomat , "Vain baaritiski puutuu," March 9, 2005, front page: Kultuuri, Pirjo-Liisa Ninimäki.

Kaupunkiuutiset , " Pirjo Heinon teoksia sadassa näyttelyssä, March 9, 2002.

Kaupunkiuutiset , " Pirjo Heino kansainväliseen näyttelyprojektiin,"
March 9, 2002, p. 18.

Kaupunkiuutiset , "Lasinalusia ympäri maailmaa," March 13, 2002, p. 21.


Palais de Tokyo PR


(Photo) Munich, Germany

(Photo) Munich, Germany

(Photo) Munich, Germany


(Email and Photos) Ahmedabad, India


Letter from the Mayor of Tel Aviv

(Email) Tel Aviv, Israel

The Centenery , "The Centenary Exhibition," April 25, 2002.

Ha-ir , "Coaster Project," April 26, 2002, p. 56, Ronas.

Israeli Artist Online , May 9, 2002.

The Jerusalem Post , "The Coaster Project," March 2, 2002, Gil Godine.

Maariv ,"The Coaster Project," April 26, 2002.

ArtsOnline Israel


Tokyo Q , "The Coaster Project, Destination: The World," March 8, 2002, Peter Naumann.


Canal 22 , television coverage

El Informador , "llega a Guadalajara el 'Proyecto Porta Vasos'," May 23, 2002, front page: Artes.

El Informador "Una exposición que llega para quedarse," Enrique Vazquez.

Mural , "Hacen suma de Porta Vasos," May 20, 2002. Corina Preciado.

Mural , "Va el arte hasta la cocina," May 20, 2002, front page: Cultura, Corina Preciado.

The Netherlands , "International Exposite in gemeentehuis Den Helder," March 1, 2002. , "Geplaatst door; Marine Jacobs," March 3, 2002.

New Zealand

(Email) New Zealand

Capital Times , "The Coaster Project," March 6, 2002.


The Manila Times , "Lowly Coaster becomes High Art," April, 1, 2002.

Malaya Living , "3 Filipinos join cultural exchange program," April 18, 2002.

Village Voice , "Three cheers for the lowly coaster," April 18, 2002.


(poster) Velenje, Slovenia

South Africa

Artthrob , "Coaster Project at 'Open Window'," p. 14.

South Korea

City Life Magazine , "The Tile Project," May 5, 2002.

Seoul Art Guide , "The Tile Project," May 5, 2002.


(Email) Spain

(poster) Salamanca, Spain


(Photos) Switzerland


(Invitation and Poster) Turkey



(Email) Valencia, California


The Denver Post , "'Coaster Project' destined to end up as barroom talk," April, 12, 2002, p. 5FF, Kyle MacMillan.

Fort Collins Coloradoan , "Coasters of the World", March 15, 2002, front page: Life, B6-B8, by Anna Maria Basquez.


Chicago, Illinois - Letter from Sofia Zutautas of Chicago's Department of Cultural Affairs

(Email and photos) Chicago, Illinois

(Photos) Chicago, Illinois

The Reader , "Art under Glass," March 29, 2002, Vol. 31, No. 26, p. 20.


Gertrude's Café at the Baltimore Museum of Art Poster

The Sun , "There's art to serving a drink," April 11, 2002, p. 1E, Stephanie Shapiro.


(Email) Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts

(Photos) Boston, Massachusetts

WGBH-Boston , television coverage.

The Allston-Brighton Tab , "Art Exhibit spans Globe," May 10, 2002.

The Allston-Brighton Tab , "Art Exhibit spans Globe," May 24, 2002.

The Boston Globe , "Inventiveness Spill over in 'Coaster Project," May 30, 2002, Geoff Edgers.

The Boston Phoenix , "Multicoasteralism," May 31, 2002, Nina Willdorf.

Daily Hampshire Gazette , "Coasters to do double duty," March 30, 2002, Rob Schulze.

Daily News Tribune (Framingham) , "Artists from FSC take part in global exhibit 'The Coaster Project,' April 7, 2002, Chris Bergeron.

The Heights (Boston College) , "Annual BC Arts Festival continues to expand," April 23, 2002, p. A4, Paul Crocetti.

Maverick Visual Arts , "Coast to Coaster," March 18, 2002, Charles Giuliano.

Smith College Acamedia, "Exhibitions."

Stuff Magazine , "@ parties," p. 66, June 6, 2002.

New York

(Email and photos) New York, NY

(Photos) New York

(Photos) New York

New York Free Biennial

North Dakota

The Forum , "Coaster to Coaster," April 28, 2002, Sara Henning.


(Email and Photos) Tulsa, Oklahoma

Tulsa World , "Unexpected art," April 3, 2002, front page, James D.Watts, Jr.

Omaha , "Coasters Around the World," March 7, 2002, Jan Dehner.


(Email) Portland, Oregon


Artists of Utah Ezine , "What's Under your Glass?" April 2002, Frontpage and p.4.