UND Department of Art and Design Visiting Artist Series presents Gary Erickson

The University of North Dakota’s Department of Art and Design’s Visiting Artist Series presents, Gary Erickson, a ceramic artist, Wednesday, Nov. 7, and Thursday, Nov. 8.  

Artist demonstrations will begin at 9:30 a.m. to noon and again at 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Paul E. Barr Memorial Lecture Room 227 in the Hughes Fine Arts Center followed by a presentation at 5 p.m. Presentation is free and open to the public.

Gary Erickson is an acclaimed ceramic artist who teaches ceramics at Macalester College.  Erickson has an MFA from the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred. He has exhibited his work nationally and internationally.  This work is in numerous public and private collections, including: The Smithsonian American Art Museum, Renwick Gallery, Washington, D.C., the Jingdezhen Sanbao Ceramic Art Institute, Jingdezhen, China, the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the People (ICAP), and the Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum.

The Department of Art and Design’s Visiting Artist Series is sponsored by the Colonel Eugene E. Myers Foundation.

Contact:
Wesley L. Smith
associate professor, ceramics
University of North Dakota
Hughes Fine Arts Building
3350 Campus Dr.  Stop 7099
Grand Forks ND 58202
701.777.3362
wesley.smith@UND.edu

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