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LARGE AS LIFE: Betty Davenport Ford, Elaine Katzer, Lisa Reinertson

 Large As Life: Betty Davenport Ford • Elaine Katzer • Lisa Reinertson June 14, 2014 through August 31, 2014 The American Museum of Ceramic Art is honored to present, “Large as Life”, an exhibition that includes three female artists whose sculptural work—figures, torsos, and animals—is unified through their similar approaches to clay. Drawing from their […]

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Emerging Artists 2014: High School Show

The American Museum of Ceramic Art participates in the establishment for success in the 21st century by championing perseverance and the mastery of the clay medium as it presents 75 works of art in a museum setting. This acknowledgement translates into a boost of confidence and propels lifelong learning and motivation for the success of […]

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Big Fish Small Pot: Sixth International Small Teapot Competition

Big Fish Small Pot:  Sixth International Small Teapot Competition Organized by Tony Huntley and Gloria Gimbrone from Saddleback College, Big Fish Small Pot features over 100 teapots selected by juror, Guangzhen Po Zhou. Po Zhou is a ceramic artist, writer, curator, a member of the International Academy of Ceramics, a guest professor of Fudan University-Shanghai Institute of […]

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Palm Prints: Jamie Bardsley

IN THE VAULT April 12, 2014 –June 1, 2014 Our experience of time is much like water; constantly shifting and changing.  Sitting on the floor crossed legged for hours at a time, I would pound out little pieces of clay and then fold them into the palm of my hand.  These folds are made from […]

Continue Reading 2014 2014 So-Cal Ceramic Academia Presented in support of ceramic education, is a biennial exhibition that underscores the importance of college-level ceramics programs. The exhibition is an opportunity to view a wide variety of ceramic artworks created by Southern California college/university professors and select advanced students. For the first time this year, we have […]

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Patsy Cox: Romanesco Fractals

IN THE VAULT Lecture: March 8, 7:00pm February 8, 2014 -March 30, 2014 Structure, activity and growth found both in nature and the urban landscape are emulated and celebrated through the use of modular units in my installation-based work that configure and reconfigure with each manifestation.Romanesco Fractals, began with a fascination of the Romanesco Broccoli, […]

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Best Kept Secret: The Scripps College Ceramic Collection

The American Museum of Ceramic Art Presents: January 11, 2014 through March 30, 2014 Pomona, CA – The American Museum of Ceramic Art is honored to present Best Kept Secret: The Scripps College Ceramic Collection, an exhibition organized by The Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery at Scripps College. Curated by Kirk Delman, Collections Manager and Registrar, […]

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ICHEON: Reviving the Korean Ceramics Tradition

An Exhibition of International Importance October 12, 2013 through December 29, 2013 The American Museum of Ceramic Art is honored to present ICHEON: Reviving the Korean Ceramics Tradition, an unprecedented exhibition organized by Icheon, South Korea. Icheon has a history of ceramic culture that began over 5000 years ago and has a reputation for its […]

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Soldaderas: Mujeres De Vanguardia

September 14, 2013 –November 3, 2013 The American Museum of Ceramic Art is proud to present, Soldaderas: Mujeres de vanguardia (Avant-Garde Women), a colorful and inviting exhibition of Oaxaca, Mexico’s leading female Folk Ceramic Artists. Folk Art is defined as the “art of the people,” and thereby is analogous to “family.” The fundamental force behind Folk Art is indeed […]

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Árbol de la vida: Una tradición mexicana

IN THE VAULT Noviembre 9, 2013 – Enero 26, 2014 El Museo Americano de Cerámica se enorgullece en presentar, Árbol de la vida: Una tradición Mexicana, una vibrante exhibición que presenta las obras de Herón Martínez Mendoza, uno de los artistas pioneros que desarrolló la tradición mexicana de los árboles de la vida en Acatlán […]

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