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History Of Japanese Ceramics Community Education Course Nov. 3 - Dec. 6 , 2015 6-7:30 Pm

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History of Japanese Ceramics


New Hampshire Institute of Art

Sharon Art Center Campus




Nov 3 – Dec 8, 2015     (6 weeks)

Tuesdays, 6 – 7:30pm

Professor John Baymore




This series of slide lectures will explore the cultural

context in which this art form developed and currently

thrives, including the impact of geography, deeply held

Shinto and Buddhist beliefs, the lifestyle of the Samurai

class, and the impact of the Tea Ceremony on the art. We

will look at the production of the Six Ancient Kilns, the

Mingei Movement, the work of the Living National

Treasures, and look at contemporary trends as new artist-potters

throw off the shackles of centuries of tradition.

Finally, we will look at how Japanese ceramics had an

impact on contemporary American artist-potter’s work,

and how Abstract Expressionism impacted the Japanese



(This is a bit similar in content to the full credit-bearing degree level

course bearing the same course title.  Without the heavy readings, papers, and exams!)


Prerequisite: None


To register



Rhiannon Mimms

(603) 836-2564



Manchester Campus:

Mon – Fri, 8:15 am – 4:30 pm

Fuller Hall, 156 Hanover St.


Sharon Arts Campus:

Mon – Fri, 9 am – 3 pm

457 NH Route 123, Sharon, NH









New Hampshire Institute of Art

Continuing Education Office

148 Concord Street

Manchester, NH 03104-4858

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