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2020 Jun 19

Visit an Artist Series: Mark Errol

2:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Zoom
Join us for a virtual field trip to an artist's studio! We will visit contemporary ceramic artists for a guided tour of their space, a demo of their process, and discussion about their work and how it has progressed throughout their career. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and participate in the discussion.

This week we will be traveling to Tifton, Georgia to visit with Mark Errol and hear about he is juggling a life as a studio potter, educator and co-owner of Plough Gallery!

Event: Friday, June 19th, 2020 from 2pm - 3pm

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Cost: Free for Harvard Undergraduates. $25.00 for Harvard Graduate Students, Harvard Staff and Adult Community.

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2020 Jun 20

Visit an Artist: Suze Lindsay

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Zoom

Suze Lindsay, potter, smiling in front of salt kiln.Join us for a virtual field trip to an artist's studio! We will visit contemporary ceramic artists for a guided tour of their space, a demo of their process, and discussion about their work and how it has progressed throughout their career. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and participate in the discussion.

We travel to the beautiful mountains of North Carolina to visit the one and only Suze Lindsay for a special 2-hour edition of our series! Suze (scheduled to be a Demonstrating Artist at this year's National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts this past March) and her husband Kent McLaughlin work out of their studio Fork Mountain pottery, featuring the salt kiln that Suze uses for the beautiful surfaces of her work. Suze will welcome us to her studio for demonstration, discussion of her work and her career as a studio potter and educator.

Event: Saturday, June 20th, 12noon - 2pm via Zoom

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Cost: Free for Harvard Undergraduates. $50.00 for Harvard Graduate Students, Harvard Staff and Adult Community.

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2020 Jun 22

Visit an Artist: Janice Jakielski and Joshua Persky

6:30pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Zoom

Ceramic work by Janice JakielskiJoin us for a virtual field trip to an artist's studio! We will visit contemporary ceramic artists for a guided tour of their space, a demo of their process, and discussion about their work and how it has progressed throughout their career. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and participate in the discussion.

This visit takes place in Sutton, Massachusetts where you might find Janice Jakielski, and her husband Joshua Persky, outside tending their beehives. Recently Jakielski and Persky teamed up to start MELD Materials. Together they are adapting and reinventing advanced ceramic materials and processes for the studio artist. They currently have a patent pending for their ultra-thin film flexible porcelain.

Event: Tuesday, June 22nd, 2020 from 6:30 - 7:30pm

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Cost: Free for Harvard Undergraduates. $25.00 for Harvard Graduate Students, Harvard Staff and Adult Community.

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