The Ceramics Program at the University of Kentucky is proud to present a workshop and lecture by esteemed artist John Balistreri (http://johnbalistreriartist.com )
John Balistreri is currently a professor of art and the head of the ceramic program at Bowling Green State University in Ohio. He has been in numerous solo and group exhibits throughout the United States. Balistreri’s work is typically large-scale sculpture that is built using a verity of techniques, then wood or salt fired. Balistreri has had his work published in a number of publications including: “Ceramic: Art and Perception,” “Ceramics Monthly,” and “American Craft”. He was selected as an “Emerging Talent” at the 1995 NCECA convention. He has also conducted many workshops through out the U.S. and his work is in numerous museums and public and private collections. He has recently become involved with printing ceramic objects using the 3d rapid prototype process (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WmVLQHAH-V4)
Wednesday Feb. 8- UK CERAMIC STUDIO
Noon-2pm – Lunch Break
5-7:30- Potluck and Workshop at the Ceramic Studio
Thursday Feb 9 - UK CERAMIC STUDIO
11:30-1- Lunch Break
6pm Dinner Party at the house of Prof. Hunter Stamps. More info and directions will be provided at the workshop.
Friday Feb 10- UK CAMPUS, WHITEHALL CLASSROOM #118
Noon-1pm Artist Lecture- Arts Professions Class
Assistant Professor of Ceramic Sculpture
Department of Art, College of Fine Arts, UK
DIRECTIONS: The workshop events will take place in the U.K. Ceramics Studio. The Ceramics Studio is located on the 2nd floor of Reynolds Building #1, 672 S. Broadway, Lexington, KY 40506-0101.
Please find a map attached with directions for the Reynolds Building No. 1 (in yellow), where the ceramics studio is located on the 2nd floor almost to the very back, and the parking garage (in pink) located fairly near the Reynolds Building
*Note: The Reynolds Building is not directly on South Broadway, although it is visible. To drive there, you must turn off South Broadway and go through the gate to reach Scott Street.
PARKING – Workshop attendees may not park in permit lots, but may park in one of the following options:
1. Comer’s Parking Lot $4 per day- Located on Scott Street. Directions: Heading north on Nicholasville/Limestone Street turn left onto Scott Street or if you are heading south on Upper Street take a right on Scott Street and the lot is down the road on the LEFT.
2. UK Parking Garage- located between South Upper Street and North Limestone/Nicholasville - $10 per day or hourly rates.
3. Metered Parking