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Alison Petty Ragguette: OUTCAST

Exhibition Dates: September 10 – October 30, 2016 Opening Reception: Saturday, September 10, 5:00-8:00pm Free and open to the public. Lunch & Lecture: Saturday, October 13, 2016, 1:00-2:00pm Free with museum admission.                                   Alison Petty Ragguette, Lost Marbles Trophy […]

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AMOCA Ceramic Annual: Biomorphic

                          October 8 – November 27, 2016 Opening Reception: Saturday, October 8th, 6:00-9:00pm The American Museum of Ceramic Art is proud to announce its inaugural AMOCA Ceramics Juried Annual. The theme for 2016 is biomorphism and highlights current trends of biomorphic exploration in […]

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Dirk Staschke: Nature Morte

Exhibition Dates: April 9-September 18, 2016   The American Museum of Ceramic Art is proud to present Dirk Staschke: Nature Morte, an exhibition of transgressive and lavish sculptures inspired by the unsettling and beautiful Flemish and Dutch Vanitas still-life paintings of the 16th and 17th centuries. These works offer a stunning commentary on contemporary craving, […]

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John Conrad: The Dichroic Effect

Exhibition Dates: July 9 – September 4, 2016 Opening Reception: Saturday, July 9, 5:00-8:00pm                                 Image: John Conrad, Vase, dichroic porcelain The American Museum of Ceramic Art is proud to present John Conrad: The Dichroic Effect. Combining the centuries old […]

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Wendy Thoreson: Wrought Clay

Exhibition Dates: July 9 – August 28, 2016 Opening Reception: Saturday, July 9, 5:00-8:00pm                             Image: Wendy Thoreson, ceramic The American Museum of Ceramic Art is proud to present Wendy Thoreson: Wrought Clay. Thoreson began her career as a functional potter. In […]

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Lineage: Mentorship & Learning

Exhibition Dates: January 16-June 19, 2016   Lineage: Mentorship & Learning highlights the impact and importance of the teacher/student relationship. This exhibition illustrates the thread connecting multiple generations of ceramic artists from Peter Voulkos to today’s students. For decades there has been an impressive variety and strength in California’s colleges and universities ceramic programs. AMOCA […]

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Alexi Morrissey: Have You Seen Me?

Exhibition Dates: January 16-June 26, 2016   “By putting the faces of real slaves on hand-crafted, archival, milk bottles, we are seeking to both repurpose the European obsession with pure white porcelain, as well as pay homage to the slave’s life – by attaching these precious images to a precious material we give the slave […]

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Jeff Blandford: Life Behind the Wheel

Exhibition Dates: September 12 – December 27, 2015.   Jeff Blandford, creates voluptuous and modern work at his organic farm in Michigan. Blandford feels that since, “… colors and forms can have a physical affect on us, I believe quality design can change the atmosphere and experience of a person who is engaged in it.” […]

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