The Human Form in Clay Symposium
October 27–30, 2010
Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts
With a focus on figurative ceramic sculpture, this 3-day Symposium provides exhibitions, dialogue, and exchange of technical and conceptual ideas among established and emerging artists, educators, students and collectors. The Symposium exhibitions, studios, auditorium, housing and dining facilities are in close proximity and provide an intimate setting for engaging dialogue. Limited to only 200 attendees.
The Symposium will feature 8 international / nationally known ceramic and mixed media artists who will each present a series of demonstrations and topic related discussions.
The 3-day Symposium begins on Wednesday evening, October 27 with two exhibition openings, followed by the Symposium opening introductions and keynote.
The following three days include a variety of rotating technical demonstrations and presentations by the Artists/Presenters, two panel topical discussions, two lectures by guest speakers and a round table conversation. Topics and speakers will be announced.
The featured main exhibitions include works by the Symposium Presenters and the Invited Emerging Artists Exhibition, which includes works by 10 emerging artists selected by the Symposium Presenters. Select works from the Arrowmont Permanent Collection will also be featured.
Friday evening's BBQ, live bluegrass & dancing under the stars provides a relaxing and fun event celebrating Smoky Mountain style food and music.
A more detailed Symposium agenda listing specific information, speaker/demonstration topics and titles will be sent after registration confirmation. Please continue to view the Symposium website for updated information.
A portion of Figurative Association: The Human Form in Clay has been underwritten by a bequest from the estate of Martha Harrison and through a grant from the Ayco Charitable Foundation.
See the website here for all the details and registration information.