Pictured: Five bowls from the exhibition side-by-side.

Virtual Artist Talk with Elaine Olafson Henry for 50 Bowls, 50 States, 50 Woodfires

Saturday, April 30, 2022 • 12–1 PM (Pacific)

Join us for a virtual artist talk celebrating 50 Bowls, 50 States, 50 Woodfires, on view in the Julianne and David Armstrong Gallery at AMOCA. Artist Elaine Olafson Henry will give a live talk via Zoom starting at 12 PM.

This exhibition is generously funded, in part, by The Los Angeles County Department of Arts & Culture.

This virtual event is free and open to the public. Register for the event using the button below (it may take a moment to load). If you prefer, you may also register by emailing communications@amoca.org.

About the Artist

Elaine Olafson Henry is a ceramics artist, curator, writer, proofreader, and local volunteer. She is the former Editor and Publisher of the international ceramics journals Ceramics: Art & Perception and Ceramics TECHNICAL. She earned a BFA from the University of Wyoming, an MFA from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, and an MA in English at the University of Wyoming.

Henry taught at Emporia State University in Kansas from 1996–2007 where she served as the Chair of the Department of Art from 2000–2007.  She served as the President of the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) 2002–2004 and the International Ceramics Magazine Editors Association (ICMEA) 2014–2016. She is currently an Honorary Member and Fellow of NCECA, and a lifetime member of ICMEA. Her work is internationally published, exhibited and collected. She is an elected member of the International Academy of Ceramics (IAC).

Learn more at ElaineHenry.com or follow her on Instagram.