Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Arts Asia Festival 2010 - Nov. 7 to 13 at University of Kentucky, Lexington

ArtsAsia Festival 2010 - “Living Traditions” -
November 7 – 13, 2010
University of Kentucky, Lexington

The Continuing Influence of Japan on American Studio Ceramics
November 11, 2010
U.K. Student Center Room 230
University of Kentucky

Andrew L. Maske, Department of Art (Art History), University of Kentucky
Robert Scroggins, Department of Art (Ceramics)
Hunter Stamps, Department of Art (Ceramics)

Symposium Participants:
Elizabeth Fowler, assistant professor of art/design history, Syracuse University
Yukari Fukata, ceramics instructor, Kentucky School of Craft
Randy Johnston, professor of art, University of Wisconsin at River Falls
Andrew Maske, assistant professor of art history, University of Kentucky

Joe Molinaro, professor of art, Eastern Kentucky University
Shoji Satake, assistant professor of art, University of West Virginia at Morgantown

University of Kentucky Student Center Room 2:30 (Symposium)
President’s Room, Singletary Center for the Performing Arts (Reception)

Contact for this event:
Andrew L. Maske, DPhil
Department of Art
University of Kentucky



Symposium Schedule
University of Kentucky Student Center Room 230

9:00        Welcome, Benjamin Withers, Chair, University of Kentucky Department of Art
9:10        Greeting and introduction of first two speakers, Robert Scroggins, University of Kentucky
9:15        Andrew Maske – “The Japanese Stoneware Tradition”
9:45        Elizabeth Fowler (Syracuse University) – “The Japanese Porcelain Decorator Kitaro Shirayamadani”
10:15        10 minute break
10:25        Hunter Stamps (University of Kentucky) – Introduction of next two speakers
10:30        Randy Johnston (University of Wisconsin, River Falls) – “An American Potter Learning from the Mingei Tradition”        
11:00        Yukari Fukata (Kentucky School of Craft) – “Teaching and Making Ceramics in America from a Japanese Perspective”
11:30        Introduction of discussants, Andrew Maske, University of Kentucky
11:35        Discussants’ comments – Joseph Molinaro, Eastern Kentucky University, and Shoji Satake, University of West Virginia
12:30        Symposium ends

*2 – 5 PM        Workshop/demonstrations featuring Randy Johnston and Shoji Satake, Reynolds Building, University of Kentucky

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