Ceramics

2018 Sep 15

Visiting Artist Workshop with Bryan Hopkins and Kristen Kieffer

10:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Ceramics Program - Office for the Arts at Harvard

Presented by: Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard

work by Kristen Kieffer and Bryan HopkinsVisiting Artist Workshop with Bryan Hopkins and Kristen Kieffer | The Textured Surface in Porcelain

Saturday & Sunday  September 15 & 16, 2018 
10am - 4pm each day
Potluck lunch for those who wish to bring a dish to share.

Join us for a master class in working with porcelain with Bryan Hopkins and Kristen Kieffer. Both artists plan to explore a range of surface treatments while sharing stores and their experiences as contemporary ceramic artists. Both will provide visual presentaions pertaining to their journey as artists and with their chosen techniques and use of porcelain clay bodies. 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.

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2018 Oct 13

Raise a Glass – A Contemporary Response to Animal-Shaped Vessels from the Ancient World Exhibition

Sat Oct 13 (All day) to Mon Nov 26 (All day)

Location: 

Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard
Bull Vessel by Mia Riley
Bison Rhyton. Mia Riley, 2018
Raise a Glass – A Contemporary Response to Animal-Shaped Vessels from the Ancient World
Exhibition Dates: October 13 – November 26, 2018
Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard
224 Western Ave, Allston, Massachusetts 02134
Opening Reception and Public Demonstration – Saturday, October 13th, 2018 from 4pm – 7pm
 
 

This exhibition challenges 14 contemporary ceramic artists to respond to objects included in Animal Shaped Vessels from the Ancient World: Feasting with Gods, Heroes and Kings, an exhibition at the Harvard Art Museums which brings together nearly 60 elaborate vessels of animal shape and offers a glimpse into the rich symbolism and communal practices that found expression at the gatherings in which they were used. The show offers a cross-cultural and cross-disciplinary examination of these vessels, whose history spans geography and time, across three continents and over three millennia, vividly illustrates how shapes, artistic forms, ideas and traditions have exchanged across borders throughout time.... Read more about Raise a Glass – A Contemporary Response to Animal-Shaped Vessels from the Ancient World Exhibition