Past Exhibitions

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 PMCatalog: Don Reitz 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. …

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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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Southern California High School Ceramics Exhibition 2020

An annual juried show featuring 74 finalists from 27 Southern California High Schools, striving to inspire and recognize young artists achieving excellence in their own creative endeavors. Due to the temporary closure related to COVID-19, this exhibition has been moved online. Virtual Awards Ceremony Broadcast live on YouTube and Facebook on May 2, 2020. Visitor’s …

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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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Making In Between: Contemporary Chinese American Ceramics

High-resolution Images  • Press Release (pdf) • Reception On View:March 14, 2020 – February 21, 2021Reception:Postponed by state pandemic orders – new date to be announced.Catalog:Making in Between The United States of America is frequently described as a “nation of immigrants,” and the reasons for immigration are diverse – the search for better economic opportunities, …

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