Monday, September 12, 2011
1000 Miles Apart Conference - Amazing line up - not to be missed.
1000 Miles Apart - 2011 Ceramics Conference
September 29 - October 1
University of Manitoba
The Ceramics Area at the School of Art, University of Manitoba will host 1000 Miles Apart from September 29 to October 1, 2011. 1000 Miles Apart will feature a number of high caliber artists who will present lectures and demonstrations, and provide a forum for exchange between students, faculty, and professionals in the field.
John Balistreri, professor at Bowling Green State University in Ohio, will share his latest research on using clay as a printing material in the rapid prototyping of three-dimensional forms. Virginia Scotchie, world renowned for her energetic and stimulating ceramic workshops, will join us from the University of South Carolina. Paul Mathieu, professor of ceramics at Emily Carr University in Vancouver, will present a lecture on his recent art and industry experiences in China, and provide a critical view of the state of ceramics in the 21st century. Rory MacDonald, professor of ceramics at NSCAD University in Halifax, will present the closing address at 1000 Miles Apart, a lecture that is free and open to the public as well as conference participants.
1000 Miles Apart will include an exhibition at Gallery One One One in the FitzGerald Building. The exhibition will include work by ceramics students, faculty, and the visiting artists. Concurrent with the conference, visitors may investigate site specific installations by artist Rory MacDonald on the University of Manitoba campus and beyond.
Concurrently with the conference, Winnipeg Art Gallery is hosting a lecture on September 29 at 7:00 p.m. by Greg Payce who is participating in the exhibition Precise: Craft Refined. This event is open to the public and admission will be charged.
Further program details will be available closer to the conference.
Registration and Information
Registration is free for all university and college students, faculty and sta". For all others the
registration fee is $50.00, payable by cash or cheque to the University of Manitoba.
Be sure to register by September 15 to ensure your space in conference workshops .
T. (204) 474-9650 F. (204) 474-7605
Please print out and fill in this form and mail with a $50.00 registration fee (cheques only
please, payable to the University of Manitoba, with 1000 Miles Apart in the memo line) to:
School of Art
203 FitzGerald Building
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2
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We can accept full registrations only. We have kept the registration fee as low as possible so that it will be worth your while even if attending only a portion of the conference. Thank you for your support.