Visions In Clay
Opening Reception September 5 ~ 5:00-7:00pm
The LH Horton Jr Gallery presents the 20th Annual Visions In Clay Exhibition and Awards Competition, September 5 – 27, 2019.The Gallery Reception is planned for Thursday, September 5th, from 5:00 to 7:00 pm.Admission to the Gallery exhibition and reception is free and open to the public.
Founded by the San Joaquin Potters Guild in 2002 through 2007, Visions In Clay was turned over to the Horton Gallery in 2010 to continue presenting the ceramics based exhibition. Visions In Clay is the largest exhibition of ceramic works in the San Joaquin Valley, and has been featured several times in the national magazine, Ceramics Monthly.
It’s an exceptional show of craftsmanship and diverse style.
Sarah Millfelt, Executive Director of Northern Clay Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, is this year’s guest juror who selected the works and awards for the exhibition. The selection was based on quality of craftsmanship, unique content and form, as well as technical skill.
Visions In Clay Awards will be announced at the opening reception and include:
Best of Show $800
2nd Place $600
3rd Place $400
San Joaquin Potters Guild Founders Award $300
Many thanks to our award sponsors: Laguna Clay and San Joaquin Potters Guild
This year’s exhibit features 60 works by 51 artists from around the country, including local artists Joe Mariscal, retired Delta College ceramics professor; Kayla King, 2017 Delta College graduate and 2019 SF State graduate; and Tricia Hand from Tracy.
The Gallery’s primary mission is to support student-learning outcomes in the visual arts curriculum by building knowledge in the aesthetic, technical, cultural and historical context of the visual arts. This is accomplished by presenting high quality contemporary visual arts in all media by renowned regional and national artists. In addition, the Gallery presents inter-related performances, arts lectures and workshops, to expand upon the exhibition program. Exhibitions and performances are open to both students and the community.
To view the exhibition on-line and link to the artists’ websites, visit the Gallery website at http://gallery.deltacollege.edu and link to Current Exhibitions, Visions In Clay.