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Past Exhibition

“Clay Mentors II”
featuring ceramic instructors

September 3 – October 31, 2009

Monica Van del Dool, Three Stack, 21 x 17 x 11", 2008.

Opening Reception
September 3, 5-8pm

First Thursdays
September 3 & October 1, 5-8pm

Clay Mix is proud to present an invitational group exhibition entitled “Clay Mentors II” from September 3rd to October 31st. This exhibit features works by ceramic instructors from local community colleges and university as well as other California universities. This exhibit will present works by Una Mjurka of CSU Fresno, Bob Kizziar of Fresno City College, Garrett Masterson of Reedley College, Susanne French of Merced College, Craig Easter of Clay Mix, Patsy Cox of CSU Northridge, Cameron Crawford of CSU Chico, Tom Decker of CSU Sacramento, and Monica Van den Dool of San Jose State University. The exhibition includes a variety of styles and techniques, figurative and architectural sculptures and wall pieces. The opening reception with the artists is at 5pm on Thursday, September 3rd during Art Hop.

The first “Clay Mentors” exhibit was held May of 2008 as the inaugural exhibition at Clay Mix. The exhibition featured works by local ceramic instructors to showcase the kind of ceramic programs that are available in the area. For this second exhibit, invitation was extended to a larger area and showcase the strength of ceramics programs in other parts of California where students in Central California might consider attending. In conjunction with the exhibition, Monica Van del Dool of San Jose State University will be conducting a workshop at Clay Mix on Saturday, October 3rd from 9am to 4pm. Monica will demonstrate her technique and talk about her work. The fee is $35 in advance (signing up before September 19) and $45 after if there are still seats are available. A $10 discount will be offered to students. Lunch is included.

Patsy Cox ,Choco Rebutia, 8" x 9" x 10".