1000 Miles Apart
2011 Ceramics Conference
September 29 - October 1
The Ceramics Area at the University of Manitoba will host 1000 Miles Apart from September 29 to October 1, 2011. 1000 Miles Apart will feature a number of high calibre 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.
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 U of M campus and in downtown Winnipeg. More program details will be available closer to the conference.
Registration and Information Registration is free for all university and college students, faculty and staff. For all others the registration fee is $50.00, payable by cheque or cash to the University of Manitoba. Send to: 1000 Miles Apart Conference School of Art 203 FitzGerald Building University of Manitoba Winnipeg, MB R3T http:// www.umanitoba.ca/schools/art
T. (204) 474-9560 F. (204) 474-7605