New Hampshire Institute of Art ceramic majors and faculty will show images and discuss their cultural and artistic experiences from the 2011 semester studies in Tokyo and on the Izu Peninnsula. Ten BFA students and all four BFA ceramics faculty were invited to attend the International Society for Ceramic Art Education and Exchange Symposium hosted by the Tokyo University of the Arts located in Ueno,Tokyo. The students were enrolled in two courses taught by NHIA professor John Baymore dealing with both ceramics and Japanese culture and art. Their activities included presentations by many of the international faculty attending, a formal exhibition, various workshops and seminars, the making and firing of ceramic works, visiting Japanese cultural sites such as shrines, temples, and onsen, staying in traditional "ryokan" lodging, and interacting with students and faculty from around the world.
March 14, 2012 5:30 PM French Auditorium
New Hampshire Institute of Art
148 Concord Street