technical tuesday: workshop with Ruby Rose Neri @ Armory Centre for the Arts

Ruby Rose Neri from Armory Center for the Arts on Vimeo.

The artist will demonstrate the creation of her
ceramic face pots. Using thrown clay vessels, she will assemble
figurative sculptural forms. In this process she combines wheel use with
hand building techniques.

Ruby Rose Neri was born in San Francisco and lives and works in Los
Angeles. Her work was seen recently in Made in L.A. 2012, Hammer Museum,
Los Angeles; American Exuberance, Rubell Family Collection, Miami; and
At Home/Not at Home: Works from the Collection of Martin and Rebecca
Eisenberg, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College,
Annandale-on-Hudson, New York. She earned an MFA at University of
California, Los Angeles and a BFA at San Francisco Art Institute.

Upcoming workshops @ the Armory Art Center

Jeffrey Sincich – Narrative: A Tall Tale – with Josh Stover
February 20-22, 9:30am – 4:30pm
Cost: $350.00     Register Now
this workshop, students will explore ways to incorporate elements of
folklore and narrative into their sculptural or functional ceramics to
communicate personal meaning, depth and a sense of history. Jeffrey
Sincich and Josh Stover will work side by side as they demonstrate
various hand building and surfacing techniques that they each use in
their personal work. Students will create figurative sculpture or hand
built pottery that addresses themes of folklore and narrative. Students
should come prepared with personal imagery or personal found objects to
use as inspiration or to incorporate into their work.
Jeffrey Sincich is a ceramic and mixed media sculptor based in St Petersburg, FL.  He received his BFA in Ceramics from the University of Florida.  He
was granted the Regina Brown Fellowship by NCECA and traveled by
bicycle down the Pacific Coast from Portland, OR to San Francisco, CA
searching for inspiration for his work, which is inspired by personal
histories, folklore and travel. 
Josh Stover
received a BFA in Ceramics from the University of Florida in 2012. He
was awarded a Fogelberg Fellowship by Northern Clay Center allowing him
to work as an artist in residence there for one year. While at Northern
Clay Center Josh had the opportunity to teach demonstrations, assist
with classes and teach a workshop at a local community college. He
enjoys teaching and helping others with their work. Josh makes
functional ceramics with narrative surface illustrations that are
influenced by Americana, cartoons and his childhood.

February 20, 6:00pm Jeffrey Sincich and Josh Stover will
give a public lecture the first night of the workshop. The artists
will discuss concepts and techniques as well as present sample works.
Tickets are $5 for the public and free to workshop participants. 
Christine Golden Figuring It Out
February 27-March 1, 2014, 9:30am-4:30pm
Cost: $350.00     Register Now
workshop is designed to give students experience in rendering a
realistic human bust, using the slab technique. Students will learn
proportion and explore the expressive nature of the human form. All
processes, from the fingers and head, to anatomical lessons and refining
techniques, will be addressed. 
Christine Golden has been creating
art for over 15 years. She attained her BFA from the University of Utah
in 2005 and her MFA in 2010 from Indiana University. She has been an educator in the arts since 2003 and has participated in numerous workshops and residencies, including the LH Project.  
February 27, 6:00pm
Christine Golden will give a public lecture the first night of the
workshop. The artist will discuss concepts and techniques as well as
present sample works. Tickets are $5 for the public and free to workshop

armory art center, 1700 parker avenue w.p.b., fl 33401 | (561) 832-1776

Artist-in-Residence Program at the Armory Art Center in West Palm Beach, Florida.

Deadline for applications is postmark Saturday, May 19, 2012. 
Eight month residency positions available in Ceramics, Sculpture, 2D media, and Jewelry.
Residency Period: September 1, 2012 – May 1, 2013
Residency Requirements:
At least 20 hours weekly on premise (producing your work)
responsible for keeping facilities and equipment clean for others’ use
and undertake regular maintenance and organizational tasks necessary for
upkeep of communal studio (average of 15-20 hours a week)
Participation in the collective life of the studio
Up to 10 hours annually of community outreach (slide lectures or demonstrations)
Be a monitor for studio hours and assist Master Artist Workshops when needed
Contribute a piece to an annual Armory Art Center Fundraiser
Participate in Armory special events as needed
Residents will receive:
Semi-private studio space
Generous monthly stipend
Paid teaching opportunities
Exhibition opportunities
Free firing privileges and use of studio glazes

For more ifo please contact:

Lauren Clay
Ceramics Department Chair
Armory Art Center
1700 Parker Avenue
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
D. 561. 832.1776 x 37
F. 561. 832.0191
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