This fall, the School of Art welcomes Hun Chung Lee, an independent studio artist working in Gyeonggi-do, Korea, just south of Seoul. He holds undergraduate and graduate degrees from Hong-Ik University in Seoul, an master’s degree from the San Francisco Art Institute in California, and is currently a doctoral candidate in architecture at Kyung-Won University in Korea. Lee was a resident artist at the Archie Bray Foundation in 1997 and 2001 and has an extensive exhibition record. His work is held in many public and private collections.
During this visit Lee will create work for the Archie Bray Foundation and for the MSU Copeland Gallery exhibition. While at MSU, Lee will host a ceramics workshop at the ceramics studio in Haynes Hall Oct. 13 and 14 during regular class times. He will give a lecture, open to the public on Oct. 13 from 5-6 p.m. in Cheever Hall, room 215. On Oct. 15, there will be a reception and gallery talk given by Lee at the Copeland Gallery from 7-9 p.m.
The Helen E. Copeland Gallery is located on the second floor of Haynes Hall on the MSU-Bozeman campus. Haynes Hall is on 11th Avenue. For more information, call Erin W. Anderson at 994-2562 or visit Hun Chung Lee’s website at www.hunchunglee.com.
Arts and Exhibits presents Too Hot to Handle, Too Cold to Hold, a collection of ceramics by Jared Gabriel and Mark Kronfuss. The exhibit will show in the gallery March 2-13. There will be a public artist reception Friday, March 6th from 5-7pm. The Exit Gallery is located in Strand Union Building room 212, Montana State University. Hours are Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm. Admission is free!
Ceramic artist and teacher Josh DeWeese presents Contemporary Ceramic Vessels, a slide lecture that introduces the public to a variety of established and emerging international artists working in both functional and sculptural vessel forms. The presentation, which takes place Thursday, February 26, at 7 pm in the Weaver Room, will highlight a wide variety of ceramic techniques and content matter.
Deweese teaches at Montana State University, as the Assistant Professor of Art in ceramics; and served as the Resident Director of the Archie Bray Foundation for over a decade. He holds an MFA from Alfred University, and a BFA from the Kansas City Art Institute. He has exhibited and taught internationally and his work is included in numerous collections.
This event is free and open to the public. For further information call Ellen Ornitz, 587-9797.