Beth Ann Gerstein

50 Bowls in 50 Kilns in 50 States • February 12–July 24, 2022

50 Bowls in 50 Kilns in 50 States Exhibition On View:February 12–July 24, 2022Reception:February 12, 2022, 3-5pm 50 Bowls in 50 Kilns in 50 States consists of 50 porcelain bowls which Elaine Henry built from the same clay body, threw and shaped the same way and glazed with the same formula. Henry then shipped each …

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MIND+MATTER: Five Bay Area Sculptors • August 14, 2021–January 23, 2022

Pictured left-to-right: work in the MIND+MATTER exhibition by Arthur Gonzalez, Nancy Selvin, Robert Brady, Richard Shaw, and Beverly Mayeri. On View:August 14, 2021–January 23, 2022Curator Gallery Walk:August 14, 2021 • 4–5 PMReception:September 11, 2021 • Reception and Gallery Talk Since the 1950s, the Bay Area has provided fertile ground for ceramic experimentation and innovation. Abstract …

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Don Reitz: Life is Not a Dress Rehearsal • June 4, 2021 – February 20, 2022

Don Reitz: Life is Not a Dress Rehearsal On View:June 4, 2021–February 20, 2022Reception:Saturday, September 11, 2021 • 3–5 PM The exhibition Don Reitz: Life is not a Dress Rehearsal features the work of Don Reitz, an artist broadly recognized as one of the most influential American ceramic artists of the last century. Known by …

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Amy Santoferraro: Two on a Lot, Three on the Tree • June 4-August 22, 2021

Amy Santoferraro: Two on a Lot, Three on the Tree On View:June 4–August 22, 2021Reception:Saturday, July 10, 2021 at 4 PM Two on a Lot, Three on a the Tree is Amy Santoferraro’s site-specific installation in the Vault Gallery at AMOCA. The installation will include a number of live documentary explorations of Santoferraro’s installation process, …

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Ashwini Bhat: IMPRINTED, Assembling California • January 8–May 1, 2022

Pictured: Ashwini Bhat, Imprinted [series], Laurel Oak Hollow [sculpture], 2021. Glazed ceramic sculpture. 10 x 5 x 1.5 inches. On View:January 8–May 1, 2022Artist Reception:January 8, 2022 • 3-5 PM (Pacific)Virtual Artist Talk:January 22, 2022 • Noon (Pacific) Exhibition Overview Since 2016, the American Museum of Ceramic Art (AMOCA) has partnered with the Ruth Chandler …

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Nicole Seisler: Holding Patterns • September 11 – December 19, 2021

Pictured: Nicole Seisler, Holding Patterns (detail), 2021. Porcelain and drywall screws. 60 x 120 x 3 inches. On View:September 11–December 19, 2021Reception:Saturday, October 9, 2021 • Artist Talk and Reception About the Artist Nicole Seisler is a Los Angeles-based ceramic artist who creates sculpture, installation, and public art that investigate time, materiality, process, and the …

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Museum will reopen to the public on June 19, 2021!

It gives me great pleasure to announce that the American Museum of Ceramic Art will be opening to the public for appointment-based viewing starting Saturday, June 19, 2021. One year ago, AMOCA was preparing for the opening of Making in Between: Contemporary Chinese American Ceramics. When the museum closed due to COVID-19 restrictions, AMOCA staff moved exhibitions …

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