Promega Fall Art Show Features Northern Exposure: A Ceramic Survey Curated by Peter Held
MADISON, WISCONSIN (August 13, 2009)
The Promega Fall Art Show presents "Northern Exposure: A Ceramic Survey Curated by Peter Held". The showcase is pleased to have the expertise of Held, Curator of Ceramics at Arizona State University Art Museum Ceramics Research Center, who has curated more than 75 exhibitions and authored numerous books since 1989. The Promega show features a diverse range of ceramic artists from Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin including:
- Don Reitz - Taught at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the ceramics department from 1962 to 1988 while accruing an international reputation for pioneering work in salt and wood-fired ceramics.Reitz now resides in Arizona.
- John Glick - Operates a private studio Plum Tree Pottery in Farmington Hills, Michigan since 1965. Inspiring potters for over four decades, Glick's pottery distinguishes itself by graceful forms and highly colored abstract glaze patterning.
- Maren Kloppmann - Represents a younger generation of ceramic artists. Kloppmann produces both modernist-designed functional and sculptural objects with a reductive glaze palette in her Minneapolis, Minnesota studio.
In addition to the above three featured artists, ten artists were selected, from over fifty submissions, to exhibit their artwork.
- Margaret Bohls
- Ursula Hargens
- Randy Johnston
- Clay Leonard
- Simon Levin
- Heather Nameth Bren
- Mary Roettger
- David Smith
- Michelle Tobia
- Geoffrey Wheeler
The Northern Exposure showcase opens Tuesday, September 15, 2009 and continues through December 1, 2009 at the Promega BioPharmaceutical Technology Center in Madison. The exhibit is open Monday through Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm.
A public art opening reception will be held on Tuesday, September from 4:30pm - 6:30pm. Guest curator Peter Held and Daniel Swadener, in conjunction with Promega, are the producers of the art exhibit. For more information Daniel can be contacted through e-mail at email@example.com or visit his web site at: danielswadener.com.
Promega Corporation has sponsored the artist's showcase since 1996 as part of the company's commitment to creativity and innovation in the arts, cultures and sciences. The Biopharmaceutical Technology Center, located on 5445 East Cheryl Parkway two miles south of Highway 12/18 (Beltline) off Fish Hatchery Road, was developed, in part, to provide Promega employees and community members a place to pursue these goals.
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