Past Exhibitions

2018 Exhibitions

The In-Between - Seth Rainville, 2017-18 Artist-In-Residencephoto of hands clasped around a ceramic sculptural object by Seth Rainville
Exhibition Dates: August 27 - September 30, 2018
This exhibition marks the end of Seth Rainville's 2017-18 Artist In Residence year at the Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard.

Quiescence In Proximity - Stuart Gair, 2017-18 Artist-In-ResidenceStuart Gair
Exhibition Dates: July 14 - August 12, 2018
This exhibition marks the end of Stuart Gair's 2017-18 Artist In Residence year at the Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard.

iMac, a sculpture by Adam ChauScreenshot | Adam Chau
Exhibition Dates: May 29 - July 2, 2018
Adam Chau brings craft and technology together by using handmade tools in conjunction with digital technology. 

Show & Sale Exhibition: Resident ArtistsSpring 2018 Ceramics Show and Sale
Exhibition Dates: May 10-13, 2018
During the 2018 Spring Show and Sale, Gallery 224 featured work by our fifteen Resident Artists, currently in the final year of their 2014-18 Residency.

10th Annual Harvard Student Art Show
Exhibition Dates: March 31 - April 29, 2018Larry Guo, "Fruits," 2017
The Harvard Student Art Show is curated, installed, and conceptualized by a board of Harvard undergraduates, and the show welcomes submitted work from all Harvard schools and in all artistic media. 

Hand Code: Makers in Proximitysplit screen of hands shaping a clay pot and a 3D printer nozzle extruding clay
Exhibition Dates: February 23 - March 24, 2018
Part exhibition, part performance, and 100% an open-ended question, Hand Code provides an opportunity for viewers to observe two modes of object making in clay in real time, and to contribute to a dialogue about the process. Featuring Geoff Booras and Stuart Gair.

Material Systems: Digital Design and Fabrication3D printed ceramic structure
Exhibition Dates: January 30 - February 16, 2018
This exhibition features ceramics in experimental architectural applications made by students from the Harvard Graduate School of Design during the Fall 2017 course, Material Systems: Digital Design and Fabrication.

2017 Exhibitions

Selections from the Holiday Show and SaleHoliday Show and Sale 2017
December 7 - 10, 2017
During our annual Holiday Show and Sale, a juried selection of works from Exhibiting Artists.

From the Cerebral DimestoreMark Burns
October 7 - December 1, 2017
Mark Burns, 2016-2018 Artist In Residence
New work in Memento Mori, executed at the Ceramics Program 2016-2017

 

Show and Tellflamingo
Exhibition Dates: Tuesday, September 5th - Friday, September 29th, 2017
"Show and Tell" pulls from the personal collections of members of the Ceramics Program community and highlights beloved objects from the mundane, the precious to pure kitsch. Individuals were asked to submit objects from their own collections and describe their object on paper. Exhibited alongside the object, the description tells us about both the object and the place it holds in the owner's home and/or their heart.

(It's) All About the Atmosphere Invitational Exhibition"(It's) All About the Atmosphere" Invitational Exhibition
Exhibition Dates: June 17, 2017 - August 19, 2017
Curated by longtime Ceramics Program instructor and staff member Crystal Ribich, this invitational exhibition celebrates the long tradition of artists coming together in groups large and small to fire their work in salt, soda and/or wood and the friendships forged through this method of working. 

Instructor and Resident Artist Exhibition Mark Burns
May 11 - June 10, 2017
Showcasing the work of the talented artists at the Ceramics Program including our Summer 2017 Instructors, Artist in Residence Mark Burns and Salvador Jiménez Flores as well as our talented Resident Artists.

 

Trisha Baga in Residence: Ceramics ClubTrisha Baga
February 13 - 17th, 2017
Public Event: Friday, February 17th 3-6pm at Harvard Ceramics
6-8pm at the
Harvard Ed Portal

 

Exhibition: Material Practice as Research: Digital Design and Fabrication
January 17 - February 10, 2017
GSD
This exhibition features ceramics in experimental architectural applications made by students from theHarvard Graduate
School of Design during the Fall 2016 course, Material Practice as Research: Digital Design and Fabrication.

2016 Exhibitions

Under One Roof: Ceramics Program Resident Artists and Instructors
This exhibition features the work of 12 Instructors for the Ceramics Program Spring 2017 term and 15 current Ceramics Program Resident Artists. This exhibition is also part of this year's Ceramics Program Holiday Show and Sale happening December 8 - 11, 2016. 

Made in Allston - The Sculptors Workshop
A celebration of ten artists currently working on Franklin Street in north Allston-Brighton. A collaborative exhibition with the Harvard Ed Portal's Crossings Gallery and conjunction with the 30th anniversary of Allston Open Studios! View images from this exhibition here.

Asparagus Vallery Potters Guild 40th Anniversary Exhibition
An exhibition of work by members of The Asparagus Valley Potters Guild of Western Massachusetts in recognition of the Guild’s 40th year. View images from this exhibition here.

Nadie descubrió las Américas | No One Discovered the Americas
Salvador Jiménez-Flores, 2015-2017 Artist In Residence
View images from this exhibition here.

Chemical Addiction: Exemplary Ceramic Surfaces from the Rosenfield Collection
and Polyfunctional | George Bowes
View images from this pair of exhibitions here.

Namhi Wagner - Senior Preceptor to Master Potter at Harvard
For the past 40 years Namhi Kim Wagner has enhanced the rich history of Korean ceramics with her passion, creative energy, and innovative explorations.
View images from this exhibition here.

Ceramic Material Formation - Harvard Graduate School of Design
This exhibition features the work of students from the Harvard Graduate School of Art and Design who have utilized the Ceramics Program as an interactive lab space during the Fall 2015 semester.
View images from this exhibition here.

2015 Exhibitions

INSTRUCT | INSPIRE - Ceramics Program Instructors
View images from this exhibition here.

The Big Door Prize - April Franklin and Kathy King
View images from this exhibition here.

Jessica Brandl - Wishful Thinking | Artist in Residence 2014-2015
View images from this exhibition here.

The Bone Yard
View images from this exhibition here.

M3: Making Material Matter
View images from this exhibition here.

"Life, or Something Like It” – Christopher Adams '94
View images from this exhibition here.

Graduate School of Design Exhibition
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2014 Exhibitions

Selected Works (featuring sculpture, pottery and more from 2014 Holiday Show and Sale Artists as well as Instructors for the Spring 2015 term.)

ADORNED
Watch "Mary Kenny: From pin-up to pious" by Max McGillivray '16 on the Harvard Arts Blog
View images from this exhibition here.

Home Team
View images from this exhibition here.

CERAMIC TOP 40 | NEW & SELECTED WORKS
To view selected works in the exhibition, please go here, or visit Ferrin Contemporary here.

Resident, Independent Artists and Instructor Exhibition
View images from this exhibition here.

Innovating Ceramics – the future of architectural applications 
View images from this exhibition here.