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Jeff Picou: Cracked

Exhibition Dates: July 7 – August 26, 2018 Opening Reception: Saturday, July 14th 7pm-9pm Jeff Picou’s work explores the duality between the aspects he can control and those he leaves to chance. He is tempted to try to dictate the outcome of every element of a creation, but he finds innate beauty in letting the […]

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Brent Hendry: Frayed

May 12, 2018 – June 24, 2018 Opening Reception: Saturday, May 12th, 6-9pm Artist Presentation @ 7:30pm Finding inspiration from textural contrasts found in nature, Brent Hendry builds pottery that explores the organic form of bulbous plants. Defined by varying surfaces and smooth transitions, his work exhibits the subtlety between the bulb and the emerging […]

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Making It Work: Production by Design

April 7, 2018 – September 16, 2018 Reception: Sunday, April 8, 2018, 2-5pm Curated by Jo Lauria, AMOCA Adjunct Curator Making it Work: Production by Design is a complementary exhibition to Discovering Saar Ceramics. It extends the model of the artist/entrepreneur practiced at mid-20th century by Richard Saar into our current culture. Showcased are design […]

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Discovering Saar Ceramics

April 7, 2018 – September 16, 2018 Reception: Sunday, April 8, 2018, 2-5pm Curated by Jo Lauria, AMOCA Adjunct Curator It is not often that a curator discovers an artist whose work hovered below the horizon and remained invisible to art history for more than fifty years. But such is the discovery of Richard Saar […]

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Fahrenheit 2018 Bienniel

March 10, 2018 – July 22, 2018 Reception: Saturday, March 10, 2018, 6-9pm Patti Warashina, Juror Presentation, 7:00pm The American Museum of Ceramic Art is pleased to announce Fahrenheit 2018. Patti Warashina served as the juror for the exhibition and selected work from 80 artists from across the country. Participating Artists Alex Anderson Marshall Argenta […]

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Patsy Cox: Mouthpiece

January 13, 2018 – April 29, 2018 Reception: Saturday, January 13, 2018, 6-9pm Artist Presentation @ 7:00pm This exhibition features artwork made since the inauguration of our current president. Cox attempts to capture a personal reaction in the work that is all-encompassing and visceral. It comes from a place of shock, confusion and contradiction. She […]

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Kukuli Velarde: Plunder Me, Baby

                            September 16, 2017 – February 11, 2018 Opening Reception: Saturday, September 16, 2017, 6-9pm Artist Lecture: Saturday, September 16th, 6:30 PM Free and open to the public This is the first West Coast exhibition by the U.S.-based Peruvian artist Kukuli Velarde, […]

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Love, Resilience, and Bad Memory: Diego Valles + Carla Martinez Vargas

September 9 – November 5, 2017 Closing Reception: Saturday, November 5, 3:00-5:00pm Mata Ortiz Sale: November 2-5, 2017 Diego Valles Workshop: November 4-5, 2017 Click here to register. Diego Valles has always believed collaborative artwork was the result of individual introspection. However, when it comes to collaboration in clay between partners in life – it […]

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