March 1-30, 2016
featuring the work of David Cushway, Sharan Elran, Brian Harper, Ashley Lyon, Zoé Strecker and Tetsuya Yamada
The second in a pair of clay exhibitions, this show of conceptually oriented artwork contrasts the first exhibition titled “Works That Contain” (curated by Michael Frasca) of functional ceramic vessels. Rather than contain, the work sought for "Dirt Poets" challenges and expands the viewer's ways of thinking and perceiving. The two exhibitions, although shown a year apart, explore the intersections of craft and art and celebrate work made with similar materials and techniques, but different purposes. “Dirt Poets: Conceptual Clay” is curated by Transylvania Professor of Art and sculptor Zoé Strecker who is also participating in the exhibition.
Read the Curator's Statement.
Closed Friday, March 11, noon-2 p.m.
Gallery Hop Friday, March 18, 5-8 p.m.
Curator’s Talk with Zoé Strecker, Tuesday, March 8, 12:30 p.m.-1:15 p.m.