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Visiting Artist Lecture: Jason Walker

Date:
Tuesday, November 1st 2016
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cost:
Free

Event Description

The School of Art Visiting Artist Program Presents an Artist Lecture by Jason Walker
Jason grew up in Pocatello, Idaho, and is currently a studio artist residing in Bellingham WA and Kona, HI. He received a BFA from Utah State University and a MFA from Penn State University. After schooling, he taught for two years in Napa, CA, and since then has taught and lectured at numerous places nationally and internationally, such as the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA, Ceramics Ireland International Festival, Thomastown, Kilkeny Co., Ireland, Haystack Mountain School for the Crafts, Penland School for the Crafts, Emily Carr University of Art and Design in Vancouver, Canada, the Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute in Jingdezhen, China and the International Ceramic Studio in Kecskemet, Hungary. He spent two years as an artist in residence at The Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts, where he was the recipient of the Taunt Fellowship Award. He has also been awarded an NCECA International Residency Fellowship for a residency in Vallauris, France. He has work in major collections such as the Fine Art Museum of San Francisco: DeYoung, the Carnegie Mellon Museum in Pittsburgh, PA and the Arizona State University Art Museum, Ceramic Research Center, Tempe, AZ. He is currently represented by Ferrin Contemporary.

All School of Art Visiting Artist Program lectures are free and open to the public.

If you will need special accommodations, please contact the event organizer.

Venue

University Galleries
11 Uptown Circle #103
Normal, IL
Phone:
(309) 438-5487
Website:
http://galleries.illinoisstate.edu/

Organizer

School of Art
Phone:
(309) 438-5621
Email:
FineArts@IllinoisState.edu
Website:
http://www.cfa.ilstu.edu/art/