Marywood University presents the exhibition, Multiple Perspectives: The Ceramic Sculptures of Anne Currier today through October 10 in the Suraci Gallery, Shields Center for Visual Arts. A "Meet the Artist" reception will be held on October 8 from 6:30 -8 p.m. The exhibit is offered in conjunction with a workshop on October 9, Multiple Perspectives: A Day with Anne Currier, in the Clay Studio, Insalaco Center for Studio Arts.
The eleven dynamic ceramic sculptures on display are shaped by the interplay of masses and voids, inside and outside spaces. Projection and recession, light and shadow, substance, and impression are the subject matter of Anne Currier's work. The exhibition features a range of scale and approaches in her recent work and many pieces included in Anne Currier: Sculpture published in 2006 by Arnoldsche.
Currently, Anne Currier is a ceramic sculptor and professor of ceramics at the School of Art and Design, New York State College of Ceramics and at Alfred University. She received her BFA from the School of Art Institute, Chicago in 1972 and MFA from the University of Washington, Seattle, in 1974. She has lectured and presented workshops in the United States, Germany and People's Republic of China, and is the recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York Foundation for the Arts, and the Virginia A. Groot Foundation. In addition to inclusion in many private and corporate collections, Ms. Currier's work is held in the permanent collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC; Renwick Gallery of National Museum of American Art; Smithsonian Institutions, Washington D.C.; Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, HA; Musee de Arts Decoratifs de Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA; Grassi Museum, Leipzig, Germany and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Kyung-ju, South Korea. Commissions include Arrow International, Reading, PA and Miller Theater, Alfred, NY.
Registration is required for the workshop, Multiple Perspectives: A Day with Anne Currier. For information, contact Professional Continuing Education at Marywood University, at (570) 340-6061 or download an application from www.marywood.edu/galleries
The gallery is free and open to the public seven days a week. Gallery hours are Monday, Thursday, and Friday from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday from 9 a.m.-8 p.m.; and Saturday and Sunday from 1-4 p .m. For further information or directions, contact Marywood University Art Galleries at (570) 348-6211, ext. 2428, or www.marywood.edu/galleries.
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