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Peregrinación: Mexican Folk Ceramics

October 9, 2010 – January 8, 2011 Curated by Karen Crews Hendon The term, peregrinación, meaning ‘pilgrimage,’ historically refers to the long journey of the pre-Columbian Mexica culture, later known as the Aztecs, who migrated to the Valley of Mexico. AMOCA invites you to take a pilgrimage through this exhibit and explore the ceramics of Mexico. The artists represented in this exhibition […]

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Ah-Leon

  Ah Leon: “Memories of Elementary School” and the Spirit of Yixing Tea Ware July 10, 2010 – September 25, 2010 Grand Opening Reception, July 10, 6-9 pm AMOCA presents Ah Leon, an international contemporary artist from Taiwan who merges Chinese Yixing traditions with his signature wood-textured trompe l’oeil style to form illusionistic installations. Originally trained […]

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kilnopening.edu 2010

May 8, 2010 – June 26, 2010 Southern California Ceramic Instructors and their Students kilnopening.edu 2010 is an extensive exhibition of work created by Southern California college/university ceramic professors and selected advanced students. The exhibition also acts as a fundraiser to support both the artists and AMOCA’s ceramic educational programs. Everything on exhibit is for sale. The […]

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Let’s Table This

  AMOCA presents for the first time a full scale exhibition highlighting a selection of the permanent collection. The exhibition will be open to the public on Saturday, January 23, 2010 from 12 – 5 p.m. The Grand Opening Reception will be held on February 13, from 6-9 p.m. with a pre-reception curator discussion with […]

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On the River through the Valley of Fire

November 22nd – February 14th, 2009 Artist Reception, Saturday, December 13th, 6-9pm The exhibition, On the River through the Valley of Fire, The Collaborative Ceramics of Frank Boyden & Tom Coleman, features two ceramic artists, Frank Boyden, recognized for his masterful line drawings in porcelain, and Tom Coleman, known for his throwing abilities and glaze formulations, […]

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Harrison McIntosh: A Timeless Legacy

AMOCA presents this retrospective exhibition to honor the life and ceramic artwork of Harrison McIntosh, one of the best-known ceramic artists of the Pomona Valley and leader in the post-World War II Southern California crafts movement. Along with the history, culture, and lifestyle of this era, the exhibition features Harrison’s beautifully crafted ceramic pottery and […]

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David Furman: The Artist is in the Details

The Artist is in the Details Works by David Furman May 16th – July 25th, 2009 Reception: Saturday, June 13th, 6-9pm For more than 40 years, artist David Furman has created diverse works in clay that express his ideas, experiences, and perceptions through irony, empathy, and humor. His repertoire is vast: miniature room vignettes and […]

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Cerámica de la Tierra

Cerámica de la Tierra:  The Pre-Columbian Tradition with contemporary works by Luis Bermudez and Francisco “Pancho” Jiménez February 28 – May 9, 2009 Cerámica de la Tierra, presented by the American Museum of Ceramic Art, examines Mesoamerican and South American ceramics coupled with a glimpse of contemporary ceramic expressions rooted in pre-Columbian traditions. This exhibition, […]

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Robert Sperry: Bright Abyss

August 30th – November 8th, 2008 Artist Reception, Saturday, September 13th, 6-9pm Robert Sperry, Bright Abyss is a retrospective exhibition of over 90 works of art from Sperry’s ceramic career including chargers, platters, wall plaques, sculptures, and murals. This show presents the evolution of one of ceramic’s great innovators. Sperry is known as a master of […]

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