Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Alfred's own Michael Ashley will be offering a one day hands on workshop March ,3 11am-5pm at the Wellsville Creative Arts Center. Students will gain hands on experience transforming basic pottery forms into gestural, textural and functional works of art.
The class is free for students, $45 if tickets are purchased in advanced, and $55 regular. Please bring 3 wet pots and pottery tools.
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
SAW also wants to spread the word about the April anagama kiln firing which runs from the 25th to the 29th. Anyone may fire work in the kiln, but it must be cone 10 clay, either bisqued or bone dry, delivered to SAW by Friday April 20th. There is a fee of 6 cents per cubic inch. If anyone is interested in helping out for the firing, they are welcome to camp at SAW for $35 a night, which includes all meals. Some campers may be available to stay in, otherwise there are tent platforms available. Anyone interested in including work in the firing should contact Melissa Sclafani at email@example.com. And attend the February 23 meeting for more details.
Labels: Guest Speakers
Sunday, February 5, 2012
Tomorrow, Mon. February, 6, Alfred will host Xu Bing, a renown Chinese print and installation artist. Xu Bing is a graduate of the Central Academy of Fine Art, Beijing, where he currently serves as vice president. He is a McArthur Fellow, and has exhibited his works all over the world including the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Washington DC, the Joan Miro Foundation, Spain, the National Gallery of Prague and the 45th and 51st Venice Beinnale. His Lecture begins at 5:20 tomorrow evening in Holmes Auditorium, and is open to the public. We hope to see you all there!
Labels: Visiting Artists