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Ceramic Arts Lecture to Feature Jeanne Quinn
Syracuse University’s ceramics program, the Everson Museum of Art and the Chronicles of American Ceramics (CAC) Foundation will present the Fourth Annual Ceramics Art Lecture, featuring visiting artist Jeanne Quinn, on Thursday, April 10.
The lecture will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Everson’s Hosmer Auditorium, and is free and open to the public. A reception will follow the lecture. The Everson is located at 401 Harrison St. in downtown Syracuse.
Funding for the lecture is provided by SU’s College of Visual and Performing Arts and the CAC Foundation.
Quinn is an American ceramic artist who works primarily with installations. She has exhibited widely, including the Denver Art Museum, the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, the Museum of Contemporary Art in Denver; Robischon Gallery in Denver; Grimmerhus Museum in Denmark; Formargruppen Gallery in Malmö, Sweden; Sculpturens Hus in Stockholm, Sweden; and the Taipei County Yingge Ceramics Museum in Taiwan.
She has been a resident artist at the MacDowell Colony, the Archie Bray Foundation, the European Ceramic Workcentre, the International Ceramic Center in Denmark, and the Kahla Porcelain Factory and the Ceramic Center-Berlin in Germany. Quinn’s work is included in the books “The Map As Art” by Katherine Harmon; “Confrontational Ceramics” by Judith Schwartz, “Contemporary Ceramics” by Emmanuel Cooper; “The Artful Teapot” by Garth Clark; “Postmodern Ceramics” by Mark Del Vecchio; “Sex Pots” by Paul Matthieu; and “A Ceramic Continuum: Fifty Years of the Archie Bray Influence” by Peter Held. She has lectured widely at institutions around the country.
Quinn is an associate professor in the Department of Art and Art History at the University of Colorado.
For more information on the lecture, visit http://www.everson.org or call 315-474-6064. The Everson is also on Facebook, http://www.facebook.com/EversonMuseumOfArt, and Twitter, http://twitter.com/EversonMuseum.