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Exhibition Dates: 11/6/15 – 12/20/15
Entry Deadline: 10/2/15
Entry Fee: $30.00
Contents May Vary: an exhibition of functional and non-functional ceramic works in all themes, genres, types of clay, and firing methods, that fit within a 6″ x 6″ x 6″ shipping box.
Juror Heather Mae Erickson is an artist, a craftsperson and a designer. Erickson earned her BFA at The University of the Arts, majoring in Crafts specializing in Ceramics with a concentration in Art Education. Continuing her studies at Cranbrook Academy of Art, she earned an MFA in Ceramic Art. After the following summer as a resident at the Archie Bray Foundation in Helena, Montana, Erickson was awarded a Fulbright fellowship to conduct independent research at Aalto University in Helsinki, Finland from 2004-2005. Afterwards she resided in Philadelphia where she was a resident artist at The Clay Studio, and taught at The University of the Arts, Rowan University, and Arcadia University.
Erickson’s work has been shown internationally and is represented in collections around the world. She has earned numerous awards, including first place for the Horizon Award presented by the Museum of Art and Design in New York and honorable mentions at the Korea Biennale International 2007 & 2009 Exhibitions. She was awarded an Independence Fellowship for a summer 2009 residency at The International Ceramic Research Center in Denmark. Heather Mae was the 2009-2012 Robert Chapman Turner Teaching Fellow in Ceramic Art at the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University. In 2012 she moved to Colorado where she taught part-time at Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design, Red Rocks Community College, Colorado Mountain College-Aspen Campus and Arapahoe Community College. She recently finished a visiting teaching artist sabbatical replacement for the 2013-14 academic year at CU Boulder.
Heather Mae Erickson is currently assistant professor and ceramics coordinator at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee and resides in Sylva, North Carolina. This summer Heather Mae will attend (as an invited summer resident artist and Kiln God Scholarship recipient) Watershed’s Session III: City Meets Country: Ceramic Makers, Food and Farms.
A minimum of one work and a maximum of three works may be entered by each artist, with a maximum of two images per work. Entries must be original works of art created entirely by the entrant within the last three years. No work will be accepted which is in violation of any copyright. All works must be display-ready upon arrival.
Entrance notification will be made by October 12. Works must be delivered to Pewabic October 20 – 26, 2015.
The exhibition opens with a reception on Friday, November 6, 2015 and continues through December 20.
The exhibition is taking place at Pewabic Pottery. More about Pewabic here: https://www.pewabic.org