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Clay artist to give demonstrations, talks

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art potterAcclaimed clay artist and University of Georgia emeritus faculty member Ron Myers will give demonstrations and talks on the subject of ceramics Oct. 16-17 at Western Carolina University.

 

Myers taught at the University of South Carolina from 1967 until 1972. He then spent the next 20 years teaching at the University of Georgia. He has an extensive history of professional activities within the ceramics community and has been artist-in-residence at WCU and the Archie Bray Foundation in Helena, Mont. 

His schedule at WCU includes individual critiques of student work at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, followed that day by a noon illustrated talk on ceramics history in Room 158 of the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center and clay demonstrations from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. in Room 151 of the center. Clay demonstration sessions will be at 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, in Room 151, with an artist’s talk at 5 p.m. in Room 130 of the center.

The program is underwritten by the Randall and Susan Parrott Ward Endowed Fund for Ceramics. All events are free.

828.227.3595.

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