Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Thrown Altered: Vessels Out of Round - August 19 - September 25, 2011

An exciting invitational exhibition is featured in the Wright Gallery.  Guest Curated by David Bolton, Head of the Ceramics Department at the College of Lake County, this exhibit features forms that all started on the potter's wheel, but were then altered to suit the artist's aesthetic needs.  The 14 invitees represent some of the most respected artists working in clay today:

Daniel Anderson - Edwardsville, IL
Ben Bates - Libertyville, IL
Bruce Cochrane - Mississauga, ON Canada
Edward Eberle - Pittsburgh, PA
Martha H. Grover - Helena, MT
Doug Jeppesen - Sugar Grove, IL
Nicholas Joerling - Penland, NC
Kristen Kieffer - Baldwinville, MA
James Lawton - South Dartmouth, MA
Lorna Meaden - Durango, CO
Ron Meyers - Athens, GA
Jeff Oestreich - Taylors Falls, MN
Jose Sierra - Tucson, AZ
Tara Wilson - Montana City, MT

An opening reception will be held on Friday August 26, 2011 from 7 - 9 pm.  Refreshments will be served and music will be provided by Richard Embach on vibes.  The event is free and open to the public.  To view the show catalogue: http://gallery.clcillinois.edu/publications.cfm

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