Earthly Paradise is up during the NCECA Conference March 25-30 at Joe Christensen’s Studio, 10895 Excelsior Blvd, in Hopkins, MN. Jennifer Rogers and I are showing work created in response to William Morris’ epic poems which evoke a bittersweet longing for perfection.
In Service: Engaging and Connecting through Clay, a show I curated, is currently up at Northern Clay Center in the Main Gallery. It features six artists and organizations who use ceramics to effect social change, including The Democratic Cup (featured in photo), Potter’s for Peace’s Water Filter Project, Powderhorn Empty Bowls, Northern Clay Center’s Seward Neighborhood Outreach, and artists Warren MacKenzie and Jeff Schmuki. The exhibition is on view March 8 – April 28, 2019.
The Vine Art Center presents Ideal Made Real: MN NICE, featuring the work of Alumni and Affiliate Artists of the MN NICE Program. This exhibition celebrates MN NICE’s 5th Anniversary and embodies the Claytopia theme of the 2019 NCECA Conference held in Minneapolis this March. The exhibition will be up through April 7, 2019.
New work, made possible by a 2018 Arts Initiative Grant through the Minnesota State Arts Board, is on view at the American Swedish Institute through May 5, 2019. Two new pieces combine data visualization and decorative techniques to illustrate invasive species in Minnesota.
The 2018 Class of the MN NICE Program is graduating! Come to an exhibition showcasing their amazing work in the Emily Galusha Gallery at Northern Clay Center. Exhibition will be on display November 18 – December 30, 2018.
Come see my work in Mixed Media: The Faculty Show at the Gordon Parks Gallery at Metropolitan State University. The exhibition will be up September 25 – October 25, 2018. Hope to see you at the gallery reception from 6-8 pm on September 20th!
Come see Expatriate Ceramics, an exhibition I recently curated at Northern Clay Center! The show features work by George Timock, Rebecca Harvey, Jeff Oestreich, Derek Au, and Amélie Proulx. The opening is March 9th from 6-8 pm, and the exhibition will be up through April 22nd.
I was recently awarded a 2018 Minnesota State Arts Board Award. I will be collaborating on the project with scientists studying pollinators and restoration ecology.
I will be co-teaching a master workshop July 9-20, 2018 with the amazing Walter Ostrom. The workshop will be held at Lunenburg School of the Arts in historic and beautiful Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
The MN NICE third-year class is graduating! Their graduation exhibition will be on display in the Emily Galusha Gallery at Northern Clay Center through December 31st.