Sunday, January 19, 2014

Public Lecture and demo at Harvard!

Visiting Artists

Visiting Artist Workshop with Molly Hatch

Presented By Ceramics Program
Location: Ceramics Studio


Date/Time: Monday 2/3 10:00 AM
Demonstration: 10:00am – 4:00pm
Slide Presentation: 5:00pm – 6:00 pm

This event is free for Harvard Students, $25 for those enrolled in a course, $75 for Adults not enrolled in a course. Seats are limited. 

Description of the Event

Join internationally recognized ceramic artist and designer Molly Hatch for a day of demonstration and conversation. Learn how to translate 2-D patterns and images into both surface decoration and form. In addition to demonstrating hard-slab construction, this demonstration will cover a wide range of techniques for learning to draw and paint on the surface of clay. 

Techniques covered: Mishima (Japanese Slip Inlay), Sgraffitto (slip carving), shellac resist as well as the use of commercial and non-commercial underglazes on bisqueware. Each participant will go home with instructional handouts regarding glaze recipes, material sources and step-by-step descriptions of some of the techniques demonstrated.

This event is free for Harvard Students, $25 for those enrolled in a course, $75 for Adults not enrolled in a course. Seats are limited. 

To register, go here or email Shawn Panepinto

For questions regarding the workshop, email Kathy King

Artist Biography: 

Molly Hatch was born in 1978, the daughter of a painter and an organic dairy farmer, Hatch’s childhood was divided between physical labor, play and creating art. Hatch studied drawing, painting, printmaking and ceramics and received her BFA at the Museum School in Boston in 2000. After several ceramic residencies and apprenticeships in the US and abroad, she received her MFA in ceramics at the University of Colorado in Boulder in 2008. In 2009, she was awarded the prestigious Arts/Industry Residency in the Pottery at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center in Wisconsin, which laid the foundation for her career as an artist designer with many retailers worldwide. Hatch’s work has been widely collected and commissioned and exhibited at art fairs nationally and internationally. Hatch is currently preparing for a major installation of her work at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta in February 2014 and has two forthcoming books to be published in the spring of 2015 with Quarry and Chronicle publishers. Since 2012, Hatch has been a visiting critic at the Rhode Island School of Design. Hatch works from her home studio in Northampton, MA and is represented by Todd Merrill Studio Contemporary in NYC.

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