FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Grace Nickel Grace.Nickel@umanitoba.ca
September 18, 2019

Winnipeg, MB — The University of Manitoba School of Art will host the 1000 Miles Apart 2019 ceramics conference from September 26 to September 29. The conference will feature lectures, demonstrations, and exhibitions on contemporary ceramics and its expansive practice today, including combining clay with virtual reality, ceramics and sound, and a mixing of traditional and new technologies including 3D digital methods. The conference is free and open to all.

See the full conference schedule at 1000milesapart.ca.

Four Guest Artists

PJ Anderson

  • Exhibition reception for Contemporary Traditions and Allusions: Anderson, Fowler and Ten Zulu Potters, ARTlab Collections Gallery, September 26, 6:00–9:00 p.m.
  • Keynote Address with Dr. Kent Fowler, U of M Department of Anthropology: ARTlab rm. 136, Thursday, September 26, 7:00 p.m.
  • Workshop Demonstration: Ceramics and Sculpture Building rm. 115, Friday, September 27, 9:30 a.m.–12:00 noon. 

Christopher Reid Flock

  • Workshop Demonstration: Art Barn rm. 139, Friday, September 27, 2:45–4:45 p.m.
  • Workshop Demonstration: Art Barn rm. 139, Saturday, September 28, 9:00 a.m.–noon and 1:30–4:00 p.m.
  • Artist’s Talk: ARTlab rm. 368, Friday, September 27, 1:30–2:30 p.m. 

Terry Hildebrand

  • Workshop Demonstration: Ceramics and Sculpture Building rm. 115, Friday, September 27, 2:45–4:45 p.m.
  • Workshop Demonstration: Ceramics and Sculpture Building rm. 115, Saturday, September 28, 9:00 a.m.–noon and 1:30–4:00 p.m.
  • Artist’s Talk: ARTlab rm. 368, Friday, September 27, 7:30–8:30 p.m. 

Jimmie Kilpatrick

  • Closing Address: ARTlab rm. 136, Sunday, September 29, 10:00 a.m.

Contact

E. Grace Nickel
Associate Professor, School of Art
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB   R3T 2N2 
+1 (204) 474-8318 

Grace.Nickel@umanitoba.ca
gracenickel.ca

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