CREATING MEANING: The Pre-Conference

Last minute spots still available

Mar. 27-28, 2011

University of Florida, College of Fine Arts Gainesville, FL

CREATING MEANING: Pre-Conference at the University of Florida in conjunction with the 2011 National Council on Education in the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) Conference in Tampa Bay

UF Ceramics will be hosting Creating Meaning on Sunday March 27 and Monday March 28, 2011 in Gainesville, Florida. Creating Meaning will offer 3 artists workshops and 7 campus and city-wide Ceramic exhibitions. The event will offer those who enroll an opportunity to visit our studios, to see the work of UF students and Gainesville artists as well as selected works by national artists. A full day workshop with a slide lecture will be offered by artists Nan Smith, Kathy King and Kevin Snipes. “Alchemy: From Dust to Form: 2011 Ceramics National” will be on display at the Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art (Jurors: Kathy King and Nan Smith). Other exhibitions include: “Intersection: UF Ceramics Undergraduates”, Cofrin Gallery at Oak Hall High School; “Currents: Past and Present – UF Alumni and Student Juried Exhibition”, Thomas Center Mezzanine Gallery, (Juror: Anna Calluori Holcombe); “Intersection: UF Ceramics MFA and Post-Baccalaureate Candidates”, Focus Gallery, (Juror: Steve Howell); “Nan Smith, Kathy King, Kevin Snipes: Workshop Leaders Exhibition”, UF College of Fine Arts Atrium, FAA; Ceramics MFA Thesis Exhibitions of Charlie Cummings, Chris Pickett and Brian Weaver at the University Gallery, “Gainesville Artisan’s Guild Members Show”, “Form and Surface Invitational”; The Randy Batista Gallery. Shuttle tours to gallery venues will run on Sunday afternoon ending at the Harn Museum for a reception. Breakfast, lunch, the tour and the workshop costs are included in the registration fee. Find out more here.
This Pre-Conference is sponsored by the UF Ceramics School of Ceramics and HOT Clay, the student run organization. UF College of Fine Arts School of Art and Art History