Eighth Annual Ceramic Arts Lecture: Featuring Visiting Artist Roberto Lugo
January 18, 2018
6:30pm | Everson Hosmer Auditorium
FREE and open to the public
Presented in conjunction with Syracuse University Department of Art and the CAC Foundation
Artist and activist Roberto Lugo uses the power of pottery as a platform for change. His work addresses issues such as race, poverty, and social inequality, exploring the dynamics of identity and personal narrative as sources of inspiration.
Photo credit: Jewellea Photography courtesy of Weller Gallery
All about the Benjamins Century Vase, 2016
Porcelain, china paint, gold luster
14 1/2 x 12 x 15 1/2 inches
Kenek Photography courtesy of Wexler Gallery.
Peter Held, Guest Curator
On view November 11, 2017 through April 15, 2018
From Funk to Punk: Left Coast Ceramics surveys the rich continuing history of California, Oregon, and Washington artists working in a wide variety of aesthetics, scale, and conceptual styles. The exhibition provides a survey of iconic works from the Museum’s collection beginning in the 1950s, to work created in today’s dynamic cultural and artistic landscape, capturing the spirit and innovations synonymous with West Coast art over the last six decades. From Funk to Punk: Left Coast Ceramics is made possible through support from the Richard Mather Fund.
DOCENT-LED TOUR: FROM FUNK TO PUNK
November 16, 6:00pm
FREE Third Thursday
LUNCH AND LEARN: LUNCH AND LEARN: FROM FUNK TO PUNK: LEFT COAST CERAMICS
November 29, 12:15 –1:00pm
Discussion led by Elizabeth Dunbar,
Everson Museum Director & CEO