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Ceramic sculpture by Mendocino College student


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File: NR:  Collaborative exhibition, College of the Redwoods and Mendocino College




College of the Redwoods:

November 10 – December 9, 2010


Mendocino College:

February 3 – 24, 2011



Conversation: A Ceramics Exchange

The College of the Redwoods Art Gallery presents a collaborative exhibition on two campuses, Conversation: A Ceramics Exchange between the CR and Mendocino College Art Departments.  The exhibition will feature a juried selection of ceramic-based art by the students at both colleges, and will be held at CR before traveling to the Mendocino College in Ukiah this coming February.  Works ranging from traditional wheel-thrown vessels to innovative, wall-based installations will be on display at the CR Art Gallery from November 10th through December 9th, and then at the Mendocino College Gallery from February 3rd through the 24th. 


The exhibition is intended to open up new channels of dialogue between students studying ceramics at the two colleges, and presents both the students and their communities with a unique glimpse into the different styles and perspectives being worked out in clay.  Conversation: A Ceramics Exchange is comprised of works by CR students Rebecca Degagne, Keith Fleury, Linda Gardner, Janiel Giraldo, Stephanie Hinkley, Shannon Klein, John Klemm, Pam Lane, Lisa Pitchitino, Brianna Schetter, Tiffany Torgersen, Amanda Workman; and Mendocino College students Charles Alexander, Satoko Barashi, Etsuko Bingelman, Mimi Booth, Devee Chase, Peggy Dart, David Gordon, Denise Hueners, Gerald Irwin, Linda Irwin, Doug Kell, Jaya Lee, Erika Makino, Frank Noyd, Kat Payne, Jim Persky, Charity Romero, David Rose, Steve Smith, and Ron Woolsey.


In conjunction with the exhibition, receptions and ceramic workshops will be held at both campuses.  On Wednesday, November 10th at College of the Redwoods, there will be a visiting artist demonstration by Mendocino College Ceramics instructor, Doug Browe in CA 136 from 2 to 8:00 p.m.  During the workshop there will be a break for the exhibition’s opening reception from 4 to 6:00 p.m. that evening.  A second workshop will be held in CA 136 at the end of the exhibition, from 9 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 9th, with Mendocino’s Gregory Baird. 


At the Mendocino College campus on February 3rd, there will be an opening reception at the Mendocino College Gallery from 4 to 6:00 p.m.  College of the Redwood’s Shannon Sullivan will be giving a ceramics workshop from 9 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. that same day in the Mendocino ceramics studio, Occupational Education Building, room 3010.  On February 25th in Mendocino, CR’s Dave Zdrazil will also be giving a workshop from 9 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  All demonstrations and receptions at both colleges are free and open to the public.    


The College of the Redwoods Art Gallery is located in the Creative Arts Complex on the Eureka Main Campus, via the North Entrance.  The Gallery is open Mondays, 1:30 – 6:00; Tuesdays, 11 – 6:00; Wednesdays, 10 – 6:00; and Thursdays 3 – 6:00 p.m.   The CR Art Gallery will be closed November 24th and 25th for the Thanksgiving holiday.  For more information, or to make an appointment to see the exhibition, please phone the division office at 707 476 4558. 


The Mendocino College Gallery is located on the Ukiah Campus in the Center for Visual and Performing Arts, 1000 Hensley Creek Rd., Ukiah, California.  For Spring 2011 gallery hours and to learn more about the Mendocino showing, please call 707 468 3207.    






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