Awards Reception: Sunday, March 7, 2010 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm
The exhibit will also encompass several special events, including:
- Japanese Tea Ceremony and discussion of the work of Chado, the Japanese way of tea, with Stephen di Girolamo of the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution:
Sunday, March 8, 1:30 pm
- Musical Performances by the Washington Toho Koto Society, performed by Mrs. Kyoko Okamoto:
Thursday, March 4, 6:30 pm (private reception) and Sunday, March 8, 3:00 pm
Juror Ceramic artist Terry Gess—Mr. Gess has received international awards and recognition for his work. He was invited to live and work in a teapot factory in the People's Republic of China, collaborating with a master Chinese potter in the development of new teapots. His formal education includes study at the Cleveland Institute of Art, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, and Penland School of Crafts.