Ceramics

2015 Oct 08

New Voices Lecture with Alexandra Jelleberg and Bradley Klem

Registration Closed 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Ceramics Studio - 224 Western Avenue, Allston, MA 02134

Presented by Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard

Slide Presentation: 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm.

Join Project Coordinators Alexandra Jelleberg and Bradley Klem as they present their work in joining east and west coast ceramic artists for GrowlerFest 2015 - a bi-coastal craft beer and local food tasting event and artist salon.  Partnering with Project Art in Cummington, MA and Eutectic Gallery in Portland, OR these two artists bring food and craft together in a unique and inspiring way.

This event is free and open to the public. Seats are limited. To RSVP, sign up below or email Kathy King at kking@fas.harvard.edu.

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2015 Sep 14

New Voices Lecture with Jessica Gaddis

Registration Closed 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Ceramics Studio - 224 Western Avenue, Allston, MA 02134

Presented by Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard

Slide Presentation: 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm.

Ceramics Program artist and Teaching Assistant Jessica Gaddis recently spent a month in Stöðvarfjörður, Iceland at the HERE Creative Center artist residency. Nestled in a quiet mountain town, the residency offered the opportunity to explore the two dimensional world of paper and collage. The mission was to visit alien landscapes similar to her current works. Come hear about her adventures and see the works on paper created during the residency.

This event is free and open to the public. Seats are limited. To RSVP, sign up below or email Kathy King at kking@fas.harvard.edu.

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2015 Oct 22

Visiting Artist Lecture with Mary Frank

Registration Closed 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Avenue, Allston, MA 02134

Presented by Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard

Slide Presentation: 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm.

We are honored to host world-renowned artist Mary Frank in celebration of her solo exhibition at Gallery Kayafas. In cooperation with the Harvard Ed Portal and Gallery Kayafas, Frank will present her journey to this new body of work and the influences behind it. 
Image: Abide, 2007, Oil on Canvas, Detail 48x66"

This event is free and open to the public. Seats are limited. To RSVP, email Kathy King at kking@fas.harvard.edu.

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2015 Sep 21

Visiting Artist Lecture with Eileen de Rosas

Registration Closed 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Ceramics Studio - 224 Western Avenue, Allston, MA 02134

Presented by Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard

Slide Presentation: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm.

Welcome local artist and new instructor of the new course High and Low, Eileen de Rosas to the Ceramics Program. Eileen will share her body of work that utilizes the tradition of the majolica surface on the utilitarian form. Individual works and her lines of work available on sites such as the Artful Home will be discussed.

This event is free and open to the public. Seats are limited. To RSVP sign up below or email Kathy King at kking@fas.harvard.edu.

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2015 Sep 17

Visiting Artist Lecture with Claudia Olds Goldie

Registration Closed 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Ceramics Studio - 224 Western Avenue, Allston, MA 02134

Presented by Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard

Slide Presentation: 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm.

Welcome local artist and new instructor of The FigureClaudia Olds Goldie to the Ceramics Program. Goldie will share her body of work that, in great part, portrays women with candor while paying attention to subtle nuances of the human body.

This event is free and open to the public. Seats are limited. To RSVP, sign up below or email Kathy King at kking@fas.harvard.edu.

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2015 Nov 06

Visiting Artist Workshop with Adan Paredes

10:00am to 5:00pm

Location: 

Ceramics Studio - 224 Western Avenue, Allston, MA 02134

Presented by Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard

Workshop Description
Join us for a day with world renowned Mexican artist Adan Paredes during his visit to Boston made possible by the Consulado General de Mexico en Boston. The day will begin with a lecture on his 30-year trajectory as a ceramic artist, including the "social economy projects" carried out through his workshop. These projects bring the community together in order to promote the study and practice of the field in Etla, a small village in Oaxaca, Mexico.  He will then go on to demonstrate techniques used in constructing his ceramic sculptures and architectural murals while addressing the qualities of the clay, firing techniques and kilns used at his studio in Oaxaca.
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2015 Oct 15

Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts Workshop

Oct 15 (All day) to Oct 18 (All day)

Location: 

Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts, Ojai, California

Presented by Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard

Beatrice Wood: The Art of the Timeless
A Workshop with Allison Newsome

Workshop Description
Ceramics Program instructor Allison Newsome will lead this traveling workshop to the Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts. On Thursday and Friday, participants will spend time immersed in the Ojai experience - the world that Beatrice loved and was inspired by. Kevin Wallace, Director of the Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts will discuss Beatrice Wood's art and life, using examples of her work to explore how her aesthetic evolved.

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2015 Oct 02

Visiting Artist Workshop with Jane Perryman

10:00am to 6:00pm

Location: 

Ceramics Studio - 224 Western Avenue, Allston, MA 02134

Presented by Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard

THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN WAIT LISTED - 10/1/15

Workshop Description -
Spend the day with internationally known ceramic artist, author and filmmaker, Jane Perryman, as she demonstrates creating and firing her hand built, smoke-fired vessels. Perryman will demonstrate her hand building techniques followed by slip application and burnishing in preparation for smoke-firing. After a screening of Perryman's film, Traditions of India, a firing demonstration will feature techniques used in her books Smoke Fired Pottery and Smoke Firing Contemporary Artists & Approaches.
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Ceramic History in Studio

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Fall

Dates: October 6 - November 17Ceramic History in Studio
Days/Times: Fridays, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Level: Intermediate - Advanced

Instructor: Kathy King


Course description:

Travel through time from ancient to contemporary ceramics through lectures and hands-on engagement with historical techniques. This part seminar/part studio course will provide a series of six presentations on ancient to contemporary ceramic art history. We will examine the development of clay techniques, kilns, and surface treatments across the world from the “Porcelain Highway” to the “Funk Movement” of the 70’s and beyond. Students will try their hand at featured forms on and off the wheel and surface techniques that span history such as the use of Egyptian Paste, print transfer, sgraffito, mishima, china paint/overglaze enamels, etc. to inspire each artist in new directions with their work. (6 classes/9 weeks) Note: No class November 10 th Bai Ming Workshop.

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