Peter Beasecker, visiting artist

September 2nd, 2010 Comments Off on Peter Beasecker, visiting artist

Peter Beasecker, a notable ceramic artist and Associate Professor at Syracuse University, will be visiting the Department of Art this September.  His visit coincides with the Department’s Three Cups of Tea invitational exhibition, which includes examples of his work.  (Click here for more information about the exhibition.)

On Friday September 24, 2010, Beasecker will give a demonstration of his work at Howell Hall, room 114 (9.00 a.m.-12.00 p.m.).  Later that afternoon (2.00 p.m.), he will talk about his art at the Giles Hall Jury Room.  Both events are free and open to the public.

Beasecker has exhibited extensively in national and international venues, and his work is included in the collections of the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian Institution, The Minneapolis Institute of Art, and the Mint Museum in North Carolina.  He has been a visiting artist and workshop leader at over fifty institutions, including Anderson Ranch, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, and the Penland School of Crafts.

To find out more about Beasecker and his art, visit his website.

Beasecker has received numerous distinctions, most recently, SMU’s Ford Research Fellowship in 2004. He has exhibited extensively in national and international venues, and his work is included in the collections of the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian Institution, The Minneapolis Institute of Art, and the Mint Museum in North Carolina. He has been a visiting artist and workshop leader at over fifty institutions, including Anderson Ranch, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, and the Penland School of Crafts. Beasecker maintains a studio in Dallas, Texas and Geene, New York.