An exhibition of new work by Shawn Panepinto. The Ceramics Program is pleased to welcome back former Director of Operations, Shawn Panepinto, for a solo exhibition of new works in watercolor as well as cold...
Gutman Gallery, Graduate School of Education, 13 Appian Way, Cambridge, MA 02138
People, Place, Thing, or Idea is a teen-curated collection of photography made during the digital photography programs at the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston during the fall of 2019. The title refers to the semester-long exploration of subjects relevant to the teen photographers. Whether...Read more about Reception: People, Place, Thing, or Idea
Knafel Center, 10 Garden Street, Cambridge MA, 02138
Anthony Romero is a Boston-based artist, writer, and organizer committed to documenting and supporting artists and communities of color. In this lecture, Romero will discuss his new multimedia research and visual art project that includes a collection of related but discrete works which attempt...Read more about A Lecture with Artist and Writer Anthony Romero
Gutman Library Gallery, 6 Appian Way, Cambridge, MA 02138
People, Place, Thing, or Idea is a teen-curated collection of photography made during the digital photography programs at the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston during the fall of 2019. The title refers to the semester-long exploration of subjects relevant to the teen photographers. Whether...Read more about People, Place, Thing, or Idea
Twice a year in May and December, the Ceramics Program holds a weekend exhibition and sale of work by Ceramics Program artists. Anyone enrolled in a course at the Ceramics Program is eligible to display and sell their work. Each Show and Sale opens to the public on...
Kyle Johns' playful works involve the precision found in high quality mold making and slip casting, while embracing the spontaneity of a keyless mold system. Unlike the repetition of industry’s use of slip casting, Kyle's molds are interchangeable allowing for each piece to be one of a kind. His technique of applying colored slip to plaster molds then binding them together for casting larger objects is a performance in itself. Participants will be encouraged to try their hand at layering colored casting slip onto plaster bats. This workshop is one in a series of three sessions in February with Ceramics Program 2019-20 Artists In Residence.
Artist Bio: Kyle Johnsfound his passion for working with clay at Oakton Community College. Kyle then transferred to Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) where he began studying under Paul Dresang and Matt Wilt. Following undergraduate, Kyle received his Master of Fine Arts degree from Ohio University, studying with Brad Schwieger, Tom Bartel, Alex Hibbitt, and Chuck Mcweeny. While at Ohio University, Kyle participated in a six week residency at The International Ceramics Center in Kecskemet, Hungary. Kyle also was a studio assistant at Arrowmont School for the Arts and Crafts, returning several times as a workshop assistant. Kyle has been a resident at both Red Lodge Clay Center and the Archie Bray Foundation.... Read more about Kyle Johns Artist-In-Residence Workshop
Explore a new way of thinking about the technique of pinching clay and a philosophy of making that asks us all to slow down and be present with both material and process. Paul Briggs’ unique technique is pinching expressive vessels out of a single ball of clay, using no additional clay. Briggs will walk participants through a basic version of his technique using a ball of clay. This workshop is one in a series of three sessions in February with Ceramics Program 2019-20 Artists In Residence.
Artist Bio: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 College of Art, an MSED from Alfred University and a PhD in Art Education/Educational Theory and Policy from the Pennsylvania State University. He’s taught all educational levels and various contexts including the Penland and Haystack Schools of Craft. Recently he was awarded a South Eastern Minnesota Arts Council Grant for the installation, Cell Persona: The Impact of Incarceration on Black Lives. Paul is an Associate Professor of Art Education at MassArt.... Read more about Paul Briggs Artist-In-Residence Workshop
Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
Edward Lear (1812–1888), best known for The Owl and the Pussycat and other nonsense poetry, was also an accomplished painter of birds, mammals, reptiles, and landscapes, and an adventurous world traveler. His paintings of parrots, macaws, toucans, owls, and other birds are among the finest ever published...Read more about The Remarkable Nature of Edward Lear
Harvard Museum of Natural History, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
Wander the museum after hours, enjoy seasonal treats, and go behind the scenes to see objects not currently on exhibit. Members will also receive a special 25% discount at the gift shop during the month of December. Museum membership and reservation required. For membership, reservations, and additional information,...Read more about HMSC Member Night at the Museums
Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, 24 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
Writer and performance scholar Mady Schutzman will discuss her book project Behold the Elusive Night Parrot, a separate yet parallel work to Jonathan Berger's exhibition, both of which were informed by a two-year correspondence between the artist and writer. Free and open to the public. For additional...Read more about Perspectives on Performance: Mandy Schutzman