Art: 28th Annual Ceramic Symposium
The symposium will be followed by a free reception at 4:30 p.m., also in the Carr Education Fine-Arts Building.
In addition to the symposium, ASU will host several other events as part of the 28th annual San Angelo National Ceramic Competition and the Ceramic Invitational Exhibition and Symposium, April 18-22.
Associated with the citywide event will be a display of ASU ceramics students’ works, “Fresh and Functional” in the Art Gallery, Room 193 of the Robert and Nona Carr Education-Fine Arts Building, 2602 Dena Drive, sponsored by the ASU Art Program.
Workshops will begin April 18 with Randy Broadnax, a potter and educator from Dallas, who will lead participants in a ceramic workshop from 1-6 p.m. at the Old Chicken Farm Art Center, 2505 N. Martin Luther King.
In addition, James Watkins, the Horn Professor in the College of Architecture at Texas Tech University, will conduct a workshop on Friday, April 19, from 9-11 a.m. at ASU’s ceramic lab located adjacent to SAMFA. The workshops are open free to the public.
An opening reception will be held from 6-9 p.m. on Friday, April 19, at San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, 1 Love Street, with three new exhibits: Art of the Pot Invites; San Jose Tiles from the Collection of Susan Toomey Frost; and Ceramics from the Collection of the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, recent acquisitions.
Saturday, April 20, invited artists Ryan McKerley, Lisa Orr, Rebecca Roberts and Marian Haigh, four of the five founding members of Art of the Pot, a collective of Austin-based potters who promote studio pottery, will conduct a demonstration workshop from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Old Chicken Farm Art Center, 2505 N. Martin Luther King, with each discussing their individual techniques.
The five days of events are co-sponsored by ASU, SAMFA, the San Angelo Museum Endowment for Ceramic Events and the Old Chicken Farm Art Center.