Ceramics Symposium II is part of the Otterbein and the Arts: Opening Doors to the World (Japan 2019-2020)  programming.

©2019 by Ceramic Symposium II

BREAKING NEWS

The Juried High School Student Art Exhibition

will now show at TWO venues.

The Point at Otterbein University

October 24 - October 27, 2019 

 

Ohio Arts Council’s Riffe Gallery Lobby

December 9, 2019 - January 18, 2020

& Exhibitions
Exhibitions
 

FEATURED ARTISTS

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PATTI WARASHINA

Patti Warashina was born and raised in Spokane, Washington. She served as faculty on a dynamic team of ceramic artists teaching at the University of Washington, including Akio Takamori. 
She received her MFA (Honors) and BFA from the University of Washington, where she currently is an Emeritus Professor.

AKIO TAKAMORI

(1950 - 2017)

Akio Takamori was born in Nobeoka, Miyazaki, Japan in 1950. He moved to the United States in 1974, and in the mid-1980s began exhibiting his work in the United States, Europe, and Asia. He received his MFA from the New York State College of Ceramics, Alfred University, and his BFA from the Kansas City Art Institute. Takamori taught Ceramics at the University of Washington.

JUN KANEKO

Jun Kaneko was born in 1942 in Nagoya, Japan. In 1963 he moved to the United States and continued his studies at the Chouinard Art Institute, Los Angeles. He taught at Scripps College, Cranbrook Academy of Art and the Rhode Island School of Design before leaving teaching to pursue art full-time. He currently lives and works in Omaha, Nebraska and exhibits his work internationally.

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SYMPOSIUM SCHEDULE 

Friday, October 25

  12p - 7p Registration

THE POINT

(main conference venue)

1p - 5:30p Exhibition Tours

shuttle between exhibitions and Symposium venue provided

 

3:30p - 5:30p Reception 

at The Frank Museum of Art with Jun Kaneko exhibition

 

5:30p - 7p Dinner

restaurant list provided

 

7p - 8:15p Keynote address by Patti Warashina​

 

8:30p - 9:30p Reception

at the Miller Gallery with Patti Warashina

Saturday, October 26

8:00a - 11:00a Registration

THE POINT

 8:30a – 9:00a  Continental Breakfast   

 

9:00a - 9:30a   Moving Beyond the Single Narrative

Janice Glowski, Director, Otterbein Museum & Galleries 

 

9:30a - 10: 10a   Akio Takamori: The Passenger

Jim Harris, Curator, James Harris Gallery, Seattle

 

10:10a - 10:40a Break

 

10:45a - 11:15a Influence, Appropriation, and

Modern & Contemporary Japanese Art

Dr. Erin Schoneveld, Ph.D.

Haverford College

 

11:30p -1:00p  Lunch 

restaurant list provided 

 

1:00p – 3:00p  Reconvene and break-out groups 

 

3:00p - 3:45p  The Art of Jun Kaneko

Troia Schonlau, Jun Kaneko Studios

 

4p – 5p  Award ceremony & refreshments for

Juried High School Student Exhibition

                                      

5:30p – 7p Reception, Fisher Gallery

with Akio Takamori exhibition

Sunday, October 27

8:30a - 9:15a coffee & donuts

 

9:30a - 12:30p Techniques demonstration

with Patti Warashina

                                                                  

 

WHERE TO STAY

  

Symposium Hotel

32 Heatherdown Dr, Westerville, OH (614) 899-6560 

Follow this link to get special Symposium rate:

Aloft-Otterbein Ceramic Symposium II

FAIRFIELD INN & SUITES

9000 Worthington Rd, Westerville, OH 43082

 

CONTACT US WITH QUESTIONS

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Summer Ceramic Institute (OSCI)

Humanities Advisory Committee (HAC)

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