Meet participating artists on opening night, Friday, November 19th, 5-8 pm. The sale will continue through December 23rd. A percentage of the sales will support the Emerson’s ceramics program in the Frances Senska Pottery studio. Participating artists include: Shannon & Dean Adams, Ernest Forward, Katie Brown, Jared Gabriel, David Peters, Josh DeWeese, Rosie Wynkoop, Pat Hoffman, Tyler MacNeal, Gregg Quinn, Matt Piedalue, Chris Bieniek, Liz Sparks, Michael Lentini, Keith Gilyard, Ryan Mitchell, Shaila Sorenson, Carl Sheehan, Joe Geil and others. The work will range from earthenware, stoneware and porcelain, including both oxidation and reduction methods of firing.
For further information contact Dean Adams, 994.2623.
Montana State University is proud to present an exhibition of ceramic works from the MSU permanent collection. The works will be on exhibit Monday 30 August – Thursday 16 September, 2010, at the Helen E. Copeland Gallery in Haynes Hall. The gallery is open Monday through Friday; 9AM – 5PM (except Labor Day, Monday 6 September). There will be a closing reception on Thursday 16 September, 7PM – 9PM, at the Helen E. Copeland Gallery, with invited speaker Josh DeWeese.
View rare and incredible ceramic objects from the MSU archives. The front gallery takes viewers back more than 100 years through the astoundingly beautiful Pueblo Pottery of the Southwest United States. These large bowls, polychrome jars and assorted objects represent excellent examples of pots from the Zia, Acoma, Santa Clara, and Santa Domingo Pueblos.
The back gallery represents the MSU Ceramics Research Collection. Included in the exhibition are pieces by alumni, former professors and visiting artists at Montana State University; such as Peter Voulkos, Rudy Autio and Frances Senska. Experience early 1950’s Peter Voulkos glazed, wheel-thrown pottery and witness the beginnings of his raw abstract expressionist forms. This collection also includes raw clay pieces by American masters Rudy Autio, Paul Soldner and Patti Warashina. Included in this show are pieces made by current professors Josh DeWeese and Dean Adams, as well as, current School of Art Graduate Students in Ceramics Dave Peters and Ernest Forward.