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Visiting Artists in Ceramics

Date: Time: 5:30 pm
Richards Hall
Directions: Richards Hall is located on the SE corner of Stadium Drive and T Street on UNL’s City Campus. Parking is available in the Stadium Drive Parking Garage caddy-corner to Richards Hall.
Additional Info: RH
Contact: (402) 472-5522
With support from the Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist Series, the UNL Clay Club presents Peter Beasecker and Jeanne Quinn November 9-13.

Consecutive public lectures will begin at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 10. in Richards Hall 15.

Demonstrations will be from 1:00-4:30 p.m. on Monday Nov. 9 and Tuesday Nov. 10 in Richards Hall 118.

Peter Beasecker was born in Toledo, Ohio and received a BS degree from Miami University and his MFA from Alfred University. He joined the faculty of Syracuse University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts in 2009 after a seventeen-year tenure at the Meadows School of the Arts at Southern Methodist University. Beasecker is a professor of art teaching ceramics and graduate studies. He has received numerous awards and distinctions in his career, most recently being named a NYFA Fellow for 2015. Beasecker has exhibited extensively in national and international venues. He has been a visiting artist and workshop leader at over sixty institutions. Beasecker has been the co-coordinator of the Utilitarian Clay Symposium at Arrowmont since 1996. He currently maintains a studio in Cazenovia, New York.

Jeanne Quinn has exhibited widely, including the Denver Art Museum, the Milwaukee Art Museum, the Kemper Museum for Contemporary Art, Grimmerhus Museum, Denmark; Sculpturens Hus, Stockholm; the Korean Ceramic Biennale, and the Yingge Ceramics Museum, Taipei. She has been awarded residencies at the MacDowell Colony, the EKWC, the International Ceramics Center-Denmark, the Archie Bray Foundation, and others; she has also lectured widely at many institutions. She is an associate professor at the University of Colorado.

Additional Public Info:
Left - Peter Beasecker, Double Oval Carrier, Mt. Alban Series, 2013, 7 x 21.25 x 12.25”
Right - Jeanne Quinn, True and Reasoned and Impure and Inexplicable, porcelain, steel, wire, vinyl, paint, 99” W x 180” H x 24” D

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