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From the Earth: Impermanence & Ceramics (ages 14 – 17)

Monday, June 26, 2017 to Friday, June 30, 2017

9 AM – 4 PM

For this themed course, students will spend a week investigating ideas of temporality through ceramics, installation art, and drawing. Each lesson will begin with the close viewing of artworks in the Museum’s permanent collection, where students will interpret their own meanings of the works. Students will create self-directed artworks in the studio that represent their thoughts on impermanence and contemporary art. Cost: $275. Register here.

Teacher: Adam Farcus is the William R. Hollingsworth Fellow in Engagement and Learning at the Mississippi Museum of Art. Farcus’ classes and their personal artwork asks people to become engaged and rigorous investigators of the world around them. They have hold an MFA in studio art from the University of Illinois at Chicago and a BFA in painting and drawing from Illinois State University. Their work has been exhibited at numerous venues, including Vox Populi, Philadelphia; the American University Museum, and A+D Gallery, Columbia College, Chicago. They have lectured on their work at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and the Performance Studies International 16 conference, among many others.