Andrea Mestdagh, Specialist
The following is a list of exhibitions and workshops that will
take place as part of the inaugural Ceramics JAX, an event designed to bring a
sampling of the highest caliber contemporary ceramics to Jacksonville that was
organized by Trevor Dunn, associate professor of art and design, and Dr.
Stephen Heywood, professor of art and design, both at the University of North
Florida. The free events are focused on educating students, professional artists
and the greater community.
UNF Alumni/Current Students Exhibition
This exhibition highlights works by current and former
University ceramics majors.
CoRK Arts District, 2689 Rosselle St., Jacksonville
Friday, Sept. 16
Opening reception: 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16
This exhibition features 45 ceramic works representing the
exciting range of sculptural and functional clay works being created by
contemporary artists in Florida and beyond.
Florida State College Jacksonville, South Gallery, Wilson Center
for the Performing Arts, 11901 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville
Now through Thursday, Sept. 22
Monday through Thursday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Closing reception: 5 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22
Visiting Artist: McKenzie Smith Workshop
UNF Ceramics Studio, located in the Fine Arts Center, Building
45, Room 1504
Now through Saturday, Oct. 1
Wednesday and Thursday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
UNF International Ceramics Exhibition
This exhibition represents works from artists in the U.S. and
Canada that were picked by the Juror McKenzie Smith, selected by the
International Ceramics Juried Exhibition for his expertise in the field of
ceramics. Dynamic sculptural and utilitarian works are represented.
UNF Gallery of Art, located in Founder Hall, Building 2, Room 1001
Now through Friday, Oct. 14
Monday and Thursday: Noon to 7 p.m.
Tuesday and Wednesday: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Sustain: Clay to Table
A group of 16 internationally recognized ceramic artists were
invited to display contemporary tableware. Each artist was asked to create a
place setting and two additional service items. This exhibition highlights the
relationship between the contemporary object maker and the user.
UNF Gallery at MOCA, 333 N. Laura St., Jacksonville
Now through Sunday, Oct. 30
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Thursday: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Sunday: Noon to 5 p.m.
Wood-Fired Ceramics Invitational
Works in this exhibition demonstrate a variety of surfaces that
can be achieved with the wood-firing process. Artworks include pieces by UNF
students who recently built the University’s wood fired train kiln, Dunn,
Heywood and other professional wood-fire ceramic artists.
UNF Lufrano Intercultural Gallery, located in the Student Union,
Building 58E, Room 2401
Now through Tuesday, Nov. 15
Monday through Thursday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
This exhibition features a group of ceramic artists that deal
with the idea of narrative in their work.
Cathedral Arts Project, 207 N. Laura St., Suite 300,
Nowthrough Monday, Dec. 12
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