|Art department hosts visiting ceramic artist|
The art department's Visiting Artist Series presents Josh DeWeese, a visiting artist at the University of North Dakota from Oct. 24-26.
He will give a free presentation Thursday, Oct. 25, at 5 p.m. in the Paul E. Barr Memorial Lecture Room (Room 227) in the Edmond A. Hughes Fine Arts Center.
DeWeese is an internationally acclaimed ceramic artist who recently retired as resident director of the Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts in Helena, Mont., a position he held for 14 years. He currently teaches ceramics at Montana State University in Bozeman, where he and his wife Rosalie Wynkoop (who is also an artist) have built a home and studio. DeWeese holds an MFA from the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred, and a BFA from the Kansas City Art Institute. He has exhibited and taught workshops internationally and his work is included in numerous public and private collections.
The art department's Visiting Artist Series is sponsored by visiting artist events through generous funding provided by the Colonel Eugene E. Myers Foundation and the Charles D. and Elynor B. Nelson Foundation. -- Art.