Fred Herbst: Material Collaborations: A unique woodfired kiln was developed by ceramic artist and educator Fred Herbst in collaboration with the Corning Museum of Glass in 2008. This kiln design was built in order to fire ceramics and blow glass simultaneously using renewable wood fuel. Two kilns have been built, one at Corning Community College in Corning, New York and one at the Domaine de Boisbuchet in France, where they both continue to reveal new possibilities with clay and glass.
Arturo O’Farrill, the six-time Grammy Award-winning pianist, composer, educator and founder and artistic director of the Afro Latin Jazz Alliance, visits Harvard to workshop his latest project Little Tiny Walls. A panel discussion with O’Farrill, Cornel West, Roberto G. Gonzales and other will follow -- on how art and politics interact around issues of immigration policy, identity and the undocumented in America.
Wondering what it's like to build and live an intentional life as an artist? Join us for this conversation with AMOC alums Matthew Aucoin '12 (artistic director and composer), Jennifer Chen '11 (managing director), Keir GoGwilt '13 (violinist), and Davóne Tines '10 (vocalist) about creating and living a life in the arts that generates new and interdisciplinary ideas and invites connection and response.
Presented by Office for the Arts and Office of Career Services ADMISSION: Free; open to Harvard students only....
Join us in welcoming California-based sculptor Michelle Gregor to the Ceramics Program for an evening demonstration and slide lecture. Gregor will lead students in sculpting the human figure in clay with a live process demonstration, improvisational exercises, and a slide presentation. Participants will learn the construction techniques to help push past the common stumbling blocks of proportion, movement, and balance in constructing the human figure. All skill levels welcome.
Lamont Library, Forum Room, followed by a viewing of the exhibition "Landmarks: Maps as Literary Illustration" and reception, Houghton Library
Artist, freelance illustrator and educator Andrew DeGraff discusses how objective can a mapper be when the subject itself is subjective? It is an exercise that is revealing of the artist, the storyteller, and the story itself as the story is translated from medium to medium.
THIS WORKSHOP IS FILLED - NO LONGER TAKING REGISTRATIONS
Presented by: Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard
April 7 & 8, 2018 10am - 4pm each day Potluck lunch for those who wish to bring a dish to share
Join us in welcoming Jason Bige Burnett and Sunshine Cobb to explore a range of surface treatments while sharing stories and their experiences as contemporary ceramic artists. Whether your work is functional or sculptural, this workshop will provide you with a chance to explore, experiment and learn. Participants will have the opportunity to try their hand at the various techniques covered in the workshop and receive feedback from other participants and the workshop leaders.... Read more about Just Press Play! - Visiting Artist Workshop with Sunshine Cobb and Jason Bige Burnett