Master Ceramist, Professor of Art at Skidmore College and featured artist in the Southern Vermont Arts Center's 53rd National Fall Open Exhibition, Regis Brodie, will be on hand in SVAC's Arkell Pavilion on Sunday, October 4, from 4 to 5 p.m. for a free visual presentation and ceramics demonstration.
A reception with the artist, featuring free hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar ($3 cocktails, $2 wine) follows, from 5-6 p.m., in Yester House Gallery, where Brodie's pieces are on display.
Brodie received his BS and Masters in Art Education from Indiana University and his MFA from the Tyler School of Art of Temple University. In addition to teaching courses in ceramics and managing Skidmore's state-of-the-art Ceramics Studio, he exhibits work both nationally and internationally. Recent exhibitions include "Earth & Fire, A Celebration of Clay & Ceramics:, Albany Institute of History & Art, NY, 2007, "2006 Collectors Show", Invitational Exhibition, Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, Arkansas, "Upstate Visions", 4-Person Show, Loveed Fine Arts, New York, NY 2006, "Ceramics: The Vehicle of Culture", World Ceramic Biennale 2005 Korea, World Ceramic Exposition Foundation, Republic of Korea, SOFA NEW YORK, SOFA CHICAGO, "The International Exposition of Sculpture Objects & Functional Art".
His work can be seen in collections throughout the country as well as Korea, Japan, Qatar, Spain, France, Russia, Egypt, England and Wales. His lectures and demonstrations have been featured at the Smithsonian Institution, Princeton University, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, American Craft Museum, and New York University, among many other national and international venues. The gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday noon to 5 p.m. Visit any time at www.svac.org.