Accompanied by his band, Boston-based harpist Charles Overton will present a masterclass and conversation in partnership with the Signet Society and the OFA's Learning from Performers program, followed by the Friday afternoon Signet tea.
Accomplished banker and leader at Morgan Stanley, author and gospel singer, Carla Harris will discuss her trials and triumphs in her corporate journey as well as how the arts, giving back and honoring female friendships played a primary role in her success and life. The discussion will be moderated by Anne Ackerley ‘84, HBS ’88, managing director at BlackRock.
During his visit on October 25, Paul Deo will talk about the history of murals and present his work during a jointly hosted LFP and Harvard Ed Portal conversation that is open to everyone. The event will be moderated by local artist and Harvard University Extension School student Charity Everett.
Want to learn more about the career pathways in auction houses and the kinds of skills you'll need to be a viable candidate for internships and jobs? Schedule an appointment for small-group office hours with Professional-in-Residence Samantha Cohen '12.
Presented by: Learning From Performers in partnership with the Theater, Dance & Media Concentration, Harvard College Women's Center, Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club, Harvard College Office of BGLTQ Student Life, and SpeakEasy Stage Company in Boston Admission: Free and open to the public; seating first come, first served, subject to venue capacity.
Stuart will be the instructor for Absolute Beginners as well as On and Off the Wheel.
Stuart Gair received his MFA from University of Nebraska, Lincoln in 2017 and was featured as an Emerging Artist in the May 2017 issue of Ceramics Monthly. Gair received his Bachelors of Art and Sciences in History at Ohio University, Athens, OH where he went on to do Post-Baccalaureate work in ceramics. Gair has been a Summer Resident at Archie Bray Foundation, Helena, MT as well as a Watershed Artist in Residence and Salad Days Artist in Residence at the Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts in Newcastle, ME.... Read more about Stuart Gair Visiting Artist Lecture
Join us as we welcome 2017-18 Artist in Residence Seth Rainville to the Ceramics Program!
Seth is the instructor for two courses this fall, Surface and Form and Time Travel with the Vessel Form. Come get to know Seth Rainville and his work during this free lecture. RSVP here.
Seth Rainville is a potter, educator, and curator living in New Bedford, MA. His dedication to his craft and passion for promoting the arts and artists has given Seth the ability to engage in a multi-faceted career. Rainville received his BFA from University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth and has taught at multiple programs including Falmouth Art Center, South County Art Association and has held the title of Curator/Exhibitions Coordinator at the New Bedford Art Museum in New Bedford, MA. Rainville sits on the Advisory Board of Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts and formerly sat on the Advisory Board of the Arizona State University Ceramic Research Center in Tempe, AZ.... Read more about Seth Rainville Visiting Artist Lecture
Ceramics Program, 224 Western Avenue, Allston, MA 02134
Presented by: Ceramics Program - Office for the Arts at Harvard
Workshop: 1:00 - 5:00 pm (registration required)
Lecture: 5:30 - 6:30 pm (the lecture is free and open to the public).
Explore surface with one of the most colorful personalities in clay, Don Reynolds, who hails from the Clay Art Center in Port Chester, NY. Reynolds tries to never produce pots that will match the sofa – unless you live in Pee Wee’s Playhouse. Driven by color, pattern and textures (and an outrageous sense of humor), Reynolds will demonstrate surface techniques using underglaze, wax and glaze that provide his distinctive bold surfaces. This workshop is perfect for those looking for a new direction for their work or interested in learning layering techniques using bright color that both sing and dance (don't be afraid to tip)!... Read more about Visiting Artist Workshop & Lecture with Don Reynolds