|Lana Wilson will present free public lecture on ceramic handbuilding|
Lana Wilson, internationally recognized ceramic artist, columnist and writer, will present a free public lecture, "Ceramic Handbuilding Shape and Surface" at 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, in 227 Hughes Fine Arts Center.
Wilson is active on the workshop/lecture circuit, conducting 12 or more per year. Ceramics demonstrations will be given from 9:30 a.m. to noon and 1:30 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 11, in 147 Hughes Fine Arts Center. They are free and open to the public.
A free public lecture on glaze will be given at 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 11, in 147 Hughes Fine Arts Center.
Wilson, a third generation native Californian, has given 80 workshops on handbuilding including ones at Arrowmont, Penland, Mendocino Art Center, Metchosin and Peters Valley. She has also taught in Canada, Israel, New Zealand and South Africa, and has written a regular column for Clay Times magazine since 1996. Her work has been in over 180 shows and appears in 14 books, including both volumes of "The Best of Pottery" and Kathy Triplett’s "Handbuilt Ceramics" and several of Robin Hopper’s books. She is the author of "Ceramics: Shape and Surface," which includes extensive cone 6 and cone 04 electric glazes she has developed. A video “Soft Slab Techniques with Lana Wilson” has been produced on her working techniques and she was a featured demonstrator at 2003 NCECA where a video was also produced on her. She is currently on the board of Craft Emergency Relief Fund. She has appeared twice on the Discovery Channel to extol the delights of working in clay while making a teapot.
Lana Wilson’s visit to UND is sponsored by the Department of Art & Design and the Myers Foundations.
For more information please call 777-2257.