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“Quixotic Quiver: Explorations in Sculpture” Annastasia Nahanni

November 8 – December 6, 2014 Located in the Studio Artists’ Gallery in AMOCA Ceramics Studio Opening Reception: Saturday, November 8, 6:00 to 9:00 pm The American Museum of Ceramic Art (AMOCA) is honored to present “Quixotic Quiver – Exploration in Sculpture”, a solo exhibit by Annastasia C. Nahanni. Nahanni presents organic and whimsical sculptures, inspired […]

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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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La Catrina: Tribute to Jose Posada

La Catrina June 14, 2014 through August 31, 2014 The American Museum of Ceramic Art is proud to present, La Catrina, a colorful, interactive exhibition featuring incredibly intricate, low-fire ceramic Catrina figures representing some of the most familiar, legendary, and influential figures in Latino culture. The exhibition tells the story of La Catrina, a dapper […]

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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 […]

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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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The Clay Connection: Jim and Nan McKinnell

May 18, 2013 – July 28, 2013 The Clay Connection: Jim and Nan McKinnell celebrates the five-decade careers of Jim and Nan McKinnell, whose prolific output included tens of thousands of ceramic works. The McKinnells, known for their diverse vessel forms, often collaborated on pieces, with one shaping the work and the other adding decoration; but, […]

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