Building Narratives: Mythology & Poetry in Clay

  • 28 Oct 2017
  • 29 Oct 2017
  • Houston Baptist University, Department of Visual Arts, Univ. Academic Center (Bldg. 18), 7502 Fondren Road, Houston TX 77074

Registration


Building Narratives:
Mythology & Poetry in Clay

Fall Symposium
October 28-29, 2017


Organized by ClayHouston, this two-day symposium examines the creative processes behind developing narratives in contemporary ceramics and the techniques that are used to express these narratives. Featured artists Lauren Gallaspy and Virgil Ortiz will give a presentation on the psychological and cultural narratives found in their work and will also demonstrate processes and techniques that they incorporate into their artistic practice. In addition, Art Critic Laura Wellen will speak on "Narratives, Poetry and Art". On Sunday, the symposium will end with a panel discussion open to the public. "Conversations with the Artists" will be moderated by Houston Center for Contemporary Craft Executive Director Perry Price.

$75 Members    $100 Non-Members    $35 Students

Location: All events will be held at the Department of Visual Arts, University Academic Center (Bldg. 18), Houston Baptist University, 7502 Fondren Road, Houston TX 77074-3298

Parking: Free.

Lunch: Check back for list of local restaurants.

Questions - contact Jeff Forster at jforster@mfah.org or Nell Gottlieb at info@ClayHouston.org.

   

Preliminary Schedule of Events

Saturday, October 28th

9:00 - 9::30 am Registration Sign-in & Meet and Greet the Artists

9:30 - 10:45 am Slide Presentations by the Artists

10:45 – 11:00 am Break

11:00 - 12:00 pm Art Critic Laura Wellen on Narrative, Poetry and Art

12:00 – 1:30 pm Lunch

1:30 – 3:00 pm Artists' Demos & Insights

3:00 – 3:15 pm Break

3:15 – 5:00 pm Artists' Demos & Insights


Sunday, October 29th

9:00 - 10:30 am Artists' Demos & Insights

10:30 – 10:45 am Break

10:45 - 12:00 pm Artists’ Demos & Insights

12:00 – 1:30 pm Lunch

1:30 - 2:45 pm Demo Conclusions

2:45 – 3:00 pm break

3:00 - 4:00 pm Artists Conversations with Perry Price

 


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