Visiting Artists

2019 Oct 03

ArtsBites: Rhiannon Giddens

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Office for the Arts, 74 Mt. Auburn Street

GiddensTime for food and conversation! ArtsBites is the OFA round-table discussion series with undergraduate students and visiting artists. On October 3, we welcome the celebrated musician and activist ...

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2019 Oct 10

Visiting Artist Lecture with Kyle Johns

5:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Ceramics Program, 224 Western Avenue, Allston, MA 02134

Please join us in welcoming Kyle Johns to the Ceramics Program - Office for the Arts, one of our incoming 2019-2020 Kyle Johns Artists-in-Residence. Johns will share his work, which is often made from multiple molds and cast in a myriad of colored slips. Johns will be an instructor in the Ceramics Program "Molds and Multiples" class this Fall as well as "Interdisciplinary Projects" and the Harvard Graduate School of Design course SCI-6317.

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2019 Sep 30

Visiting Artist Lecture with Paul Briggs

5:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Ceramics Program, 224 Western Avenue, Allston, MA 02134

Join us in welcoming Paul Briggs to the Ceramics Program, Paul Briggs at WorkOffice for the Arts as one of our 2019-2020 Artist-in-Residence. Briggs will also be an instructor with the Ceramics Program teaching classes like "Rethinking Pinch Forming". Briggs will discuss his career and progression of hand-built and pinched vessels and sculptures in this visual presentation.

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2019 Sep 24

Thinking Like a Magician

4:15pm

Location: 

Knafel Center, 10 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
JoshuaJayIn this performance-based lecture, globe-trotting magician Joshua Jay will pull back the curtain on the way magicians think. He will explore how magicians create seemingly impossible feats and how to apply these strategies in... Read more about Thinking Like a Magician
2019 Nov 16

Visiting Artist Workshop with Linda Christianson and George McCauley

Sat - Sun, Nov 16 to Nov 17, 10:00am - 5:00pm

Location: 

Ceramics Program - Office for the Arts at Harvard, 224 Western Ave, Allston

Linda Christianson and George McCauleyPotters Linda Christianson and George McCauley have a combined "100 years of experience, travels, workshop histories, exhibitions, stories, studio work and teaching experience.” This two-day Master Class addresses form, surface and a variety of firing methods. Both feel strongly about form as an essential element in their work. The artists will discuss their own specific surface treatments and experience in firing including atmospheric firing, soda, wood and low temperature wood firing.

Two-day Masterclass with Linda Christianson and George McCauley
NEW TIME! Saturday and Sunday, November 16 & 17, 2019 10am - 5pm each day

Registration Costs: Adult Community $200, Adult Community enrolled in a course at the Ceramics Program $150, Harvard Graduate Students $80.00 and free for Harvard College Undergraduate Students.

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Paul Briggs

Paul Briggs

2019-20 Ceramics Program Artist in Residence
Instructor, Ceramics Program

Paul Briggs grew up in the Hudson Valley of Newburgh, NY taking his first ceramics class in 9th grade. He eventually landed at the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University. Paul is an artist-teacher with balanced training in Ceramics, Sculpture, and Education. He earned an MFA from the Massachusetts ... Read more about Paul Briggs

Ruth Easterbrook

Ruth Easterbrook

2019-20 Ceramics Program Artist in Residence
Instructor, Ceramics Program

Ruth Easterbrook (b. 1984) received her BFA in Ceramics from Syracuse University in 2007. Afterward, she apprenticed and assisted various ceramic artists and studios. She has shown work nationally at places such as Baltimore Clayworks and Carbondale Clay Center. A turning point in her personal growth took place while participating in an eight-week concentration at Penland School of Craft in 2014.  Anderson Ranch Arts Center has been an important place of learning for Ruth, spending extensive time there as a student, then summer intern and returning as the Artist in Residence in 2016. Most recently she earned her MFA in ceramics at Alfred University in 2019.

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