Presented by: Ceramics Program - Office for the Arts at Harvard and the Historic Newton's Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds
Explore striking sculptures created from ceramic pieces stacked together. Students in the Architectural Ceramics course at the Ceramics Program- Office for the Arts at Harvard use architecture as well as the Historic Newton's Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds as inspiration for forms that may combine the human figure, animals, fruit or flowers. This show is part of the Newton Festival of the Arts 2017.
Enjoy viewing these intricate works of art while you stroll through the park. Free. The show runs May 13 through June 10.
Artist reception: Thursday, June 1, 4 p.m.
About the Architectural Ceramics Course
This course, led by sculptor Allison Newsome, explores how totemic or stacked sculpture has been addressed and historically incorporated into architecture and public works – ultimately making multiple components that are then stacked together. These architecturally inspired forms may combine the human figure, animals, fruit and flowers. The surface treatment focuses on using polychrome painting on a white opaque surface with metallic oxides and stains inspired by Della Robbia.
About the Historic Newton's Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds