Visiting Artist Workshop with Israel Davis and Salvador Jiménez-Flores

Date: 

Saturday, September 10, 2016, 10:00am to 5:00pm

Location: 

Ceramics Program, 224 Western Avenue, Allston, MA 02134

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

Workshop Description:

In celebration of Salvador Jiménez-Flores' exhibition in Gallery 224 to mark the end of his 2015-2016 residency with the Ceramics Program, Salvador and his former professor, mentor and friend Israel Davis will come together for this one-day workshop. Join us for an in-depth look at utilizing traditional printmaking techniques such as silk-screening onto the ceramic two-dimensional and three-dimensional surface.

There will be a hands-on component to the workshop to allow participants to try the techniques first-hand. Colorful and expressive surfaces and lively conversation make this a "must-see" event!

The fee for this one-day workshop with Israel Davis and Salvador Jiménez Flores: Free for Undergraduate students; $50.00 for Harvard Graduate students; $125 for adults enrolled in a course; $225 for adults not enrolled in a course. To register, download our registration form here or email Shawn Panepinto at panepint@fas.harvard.edu.
Questions? Email Kathy King at kking@fas.harvard.edu.

Artist Biographies:

Israel Davis is the Lead Artist / Organizer bi-annual Wood-fire Creative Intensive at the Ox-Bow School of Art and Artists’ Residency from 2007-2016 in Saugatuck, MI. He was an Assistant Professor at the Kendall College of Art and Design in Grand Rapids, MI. He has run numerous workshops including the Ox-Bow School of Art and Artists’ Residency and the Penland School of Crafts in Penland, NC. He has been a resident at the European Ceramic Work Center, Oisterwijk, Netherlands. Exhibitions include Yunomi 2016 AKAR Gallery, Iowa City, IA; Twin Cups 2016, MWSU, Saint Joseph, MO. Davis is also the Creative Director-Fundamental Formative Arts, www.funfalife.com. More on Davis and his work can be found on his website www.israeldavis.com 

Salvador Jiménez-Flores was born and raised Jamay in Jalisco, México. Since coming to the United States, Jiménez-Flores has contributed to the Midwest art scene by producing a mixture of socially conscious installations, public art, and studio-based art. Jiménez-Flores received a Bachelors of Applied Arts in Graphic Design at Chicago’s Robert Morris University and a Masters of Fine Arts from Kendall College of Art and Design. His work has been included in numerous solo and group exhibitions nationally and internationally and has received recognition including, most recently, a two year-long artist-in-residence position at the Ceramic Program, Office of the Arts at Harvard. For more information on his work, visit his website.

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