IN MEMORY OF AKIO TAKAMORI (1950 - 2017)
Clay Culture: Inspiration and Appropriation
Oct 25, 2:00 PM – Oct 27, 12:30 PM
The Point, Otterbein University,
60 Collegeview Rd, Westerville, OH 43081, USA
Patti Warashina was born and raised in Spokane, Washington. She served as faculty on a dynamic team of ceramicists 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 was born and raised in Japan in 1950. He moved to the United States in 1974 and has exhibiting his work in the United States, Europe and Asia since the mid 1980s. 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 was 1942 in Nagoya, Japan, where he began his training as an artist. In 1963 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. He currently lives and works in his studio in Omaha, Nebraska and exhibits his work internationally.
TENTATIVE - ADDITIONS FORTHCOMING
Friday, October 25
2p - 5p Exhibition tours (with shuttle)
7p - 8:15p Keynote, Patti Warashina
8:30p - 9:30p Reception, Miller Gallery
Saturday, October 26
8:30a – 9:00a Continental Breakfast
9a – 11:45a Guest speakers (TBA)
12p -1:30p Lunch (retaurant list provided)
1:30p – 3:30p Break-out groups
4p – 5p Juried High School Student Exhibition awards ceremony and refreshments
5:30p – 7p Reception, Fisher Gallery
Curator floor talk
Sunday, October 27
8:30a - 9:15a Continental Breakfast
9:30a - 12:30p Techniques demonstration
with Patti Warashina
Symposium Hotel Information Coming Soon!