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Salmon Tea Bowl

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

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

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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Solid Female Figure,
300 BC-300 AD (Exhibit Image)
Shaft Tomb Culture
West Mexico, Nayarit
Private Collection

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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Pueblo Clay

Pueblo Clay, America’s First Pottery

May 17th to July 12th 2008 To establish historical context, Pueblo Clay, America’s First Pottery begins with a representative sampling of the Native American pottery collection held by the Pomona College Art Museum. Brought together over the last 70 years, this collection is particularly rich in Southwestern ceramics, both Pre-Columbian and Historic. Select pieces from […]

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Into The Woods: A Fiery Tale

Into The Woods: A Fiery Tale

March 8th – May 3rd, 2008 Opening Reception: Saturday, March 8th, 6-9 pm In Japan, where pottery is an integral part of the culture, firing in a wood-burning kiln is practiced as a time-honored tradition. “Into the Woods,” a Fiery Tale is aligned with the current enthusiasm for wood-fired ceramics in the United States. The exhibit will […]

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George Ohr

Ohr Rising: The Emergence of An American Master

  Organized by the Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, Biloxi, Mississippi December 8, 2007 – February 23, 2008. Opening Reception Saturday, December 8th, 6-9pm Ohr Rising: The Emergence of An American Master is an exhibition of 40 key works by the art potter, George E. Ohr (1857-1918), of Biloxi, Mississippi. In terms of his aesthetic choices, […]

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Form & Imagination

Form & Imagination: Women Ceramic Sculptors

Sept 8 – Nov 24, 2007 Opening Reception, Saturday, September 8th, 6-9pm Featured artists include: Lisa Clague, Cynthia Consentino, Debra Fritts, Linda Ganstrom, Marie E.v.B. Gibbons, Margaret Keelan, Coeleen Kiebert, Beth Lo, Janis Mars Wunderlich, Kathryn Rush, Kathy Ruttenberg, Esther Shimazu, Nan Smith, Cheryl Tall, and Patti Warashina Since its inception three years ago, AMOCA […]

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Mata Ortiz

Mata Ortiz Pottery: A Forty-Year Phenomenon

Contemporary Mexican pottery created in a remote Chihuahua villa. June 9 – August 25, 2007 Opening Reception & Book Signing by Walter Parks and Shelly Dale: Saturday, June 9th, 6-9 pm Special Events: Mata Ortiz Pottery Demonstration Workshop – Sunday, June 10th, 9am-4 pm, Fee: $65. Featuring a rare appearance by Juan Quezada, his son Noe […]

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