News From Terre Haute, Indiana

November 8, 2012

Halcyon to present international juried ceramics exhibition


News Release

TERRE HAUTE — Halcyon Art Gallery is presenting an international juried ceramics exhibition titled “Cup of Comfort International Ceramics Biennial” juried by Ray Chen during the month of November.

Exhibiting artists included Antheny Pearson (Utah), Chang Hyun Bang (Korea), Angel Brame (Maryland), Adam Knoche (Illinois), Patrick Rademaker (Kentucky), Karen Wise (Illinois), Lindsay Oesterritter (Kentucky), Suzanne Wolfe (Hawaii), Ming Yuen-Schat (New York), Gerbi Tsesarskaia (Florida), Lucien M. Koonce (Massachusetts), Richard Schneider (Ohio), Keith Ekstam (Missouri), Hide Sadohara (New York), Amy Kline (Nevada), Dinah Snipes Steveni (Washington), Kyla Toomey (Kansas), Andrew L. Maslathlin (Connecticut), Greg Cochenet (Connecticut), Ted Neal (Indiana), Chris Drobnock (Pennsylvania), Matthew Grimes, Molly Uravitch (Minnesota), Jason Woolery (Illinois), Anthony Delane (Illinois), John Cummings (Mississippi) and Chen (Indiana).

“Cup of Comfort International provides an important mission that explores cultural, educational and communicative ways of professional artistic aesthetics,” said Chen, director and curator of the Halcyon. “It also has unique characteristics which describe its value, creativity and process.

This exhibition also provides a response to our daily life uses in tea, water, drink … with a personal relationship in a cup form.”

The November Saturday artist talk series at the Halcyon (2 to 4 p.m.) continues this week with “Giotto” (1266-1337). Giotto di Bondone started the Renaissance. It’s the first time an artist had developed an individual spirit.  

On Nov. 17: “Michelangelo” (1475-1564). Michelangelo Buonarroti has come to represent the pinnacle of the Italian High Renaissance.  

On Nov. 24: “Holbein” (1498-1543). Portrait painter Hans Holbein was a central figure in the spread of the Renaissance in Northern Europe.

The Halcyon is at 25 S. Seventh St., next to the Swope Art Museum. Admission is free. The gallery is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. For more information email raychenhalcyon@gmail.com.