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Fahrenheit 2018 Exhibit at the American Museum of Ceramic Art

AMOCA - Fahrenheit 2018 - Elliot Kayser With Syrup and Vinegar,

Above image: Elliot Kayser With Syrup and Vinegar, terra cotta, terra sigillata, feldspar chips, stain, image courtesy of the artist

Pomona, CA – The American Museum of Ceramic Art (AMOCA) is pleased to announce Fahrenheit 2018, juried by renowned ceramic artist, Patti Warashina. The biennial exhibition showcases 80 sculptural, functional, figurative, and abstract artworks representing the excellence and diversity of ceramic art from across the United States as well as artists from Denmark, Brazil, and France.

Patti Warashina was born in Spokane, Washington in l940. She received her Bachelor’s and Master’s of Fine Arts degree from the University of Washington in l964. While in college she studied with sculptors Robert Sperry, Harold Myers, Rudy Autio, Shoji and Shinsaku Hamada, and Ruth Penington. Early influences in Warashina’s art include California Funk, Surrealism, and experimental West Coast ceramic sculpture from the 50’s and 60’s. Her work is best known for satire, humor, and dream state figures, expressed through lowfire polychrome ceramic material.

Fahrenheit 2018 opens at the American Museum of Ceramic Art, 399 N Garey Ave, Pomona, CA 91767 on Saturday, March 10th. The exhibition will run from March 10 – July 22, 2018. Fahrenheit 2018, juried by renowned ceramic artist, Patti Warashina. The biennial exhibition showcases 80 sculptural, functional, figurative, and abstract artworks representing the excellence and diversity of ceramic art from across the United States as well as artists from Denmark, Brazil, and France.

The museum is open Wednesday-Sunday, Noon to 5:00PM. Opening reception: Saturday, March 10, 6:00-9:00 PM with a juror presentation at 7:00PM.

For more information: www.amoca.org or call 909.865.3146.

Participating Artists:

Alex Anderson, Marshall Argenta, Laura Korch Bailey, Tom Bartel, Hayne Bayless, Brett Beasley, Michael Blair, Brian Caponi, Juliette Clovis, Derek Decker, Natasha Dikareva, Yewen Dong, Stephen Driver, Emily Duke, Jessica Dupuis, Mari Emori, Patricia Ferber, Dina Sonabend Finzi,  Johanna Flores, Jacob Goodrich, Mark Goudy, Patrick Hall, Alina Hayes, Robbie Heidinger, Stephen Horn , En Iwamura, Victoria Jang, Beatriz H. Jaramillo

Pedro Jardim, CJ Jilek, Pancho Jiménez, Elliott Kayser, Jane Kelsey-Mapel, Rob Kolhouse, Marina Kuchinski, Lenore Lampi, Robert W. LaWarre III, Jimin Lee, Clay Leonard, Mimi Logothetis, Garrett Masterson, Jennifer McCandless, Dan Molyneux, Jeffrey Mongrain, Tony Moore, Molly Morning-glory, Rebecca Murtaugh, Gin O’Keefe, Peter Olson, Stephanie Osser, Gabriela Padilla, Ron Pivovar, Sasha Koozel Reibstein, Liza Riddle, Don Ridley

Kylie Ruan, Kazuma Sambe, Lauren Sandler, Catherine Schmid-Maybach, Tiffany Schmierer, Sam Scott, Jamie Bates Slone, Jessica L. Smith, Hunter Stamps, Curtis Stewardson, Phyllis Kudder Sullivan, Chinyi “Peggie” Tai,  James Tingey, C.A. Traen, Kwok-Pong “Bobby” Tso, Molly Uravitch, Anna Vaughan, Mark Walnock, Lotte Westphael, Casey Whittier, Travis Winters, Katie Yang, Bryan Yerian, Zengo Yoshida