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2016 schedule

FERRIN CONTEMPORARY 2016

AT FERRIN CONTEMPORARY
1315 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams, MA

CURRENT EXHIBITIONS

KNOW JUSTICEJustin & Brooke Rothshank
September 10–November 12
PREVIEW Aug 13
MEET THE ARTIST Oct 15 with Justin Rothshank
watercolors and ceramics on the topic of justice
Ferrin Contemporary at 1315 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams, MA

UPCOMING EXHIBITION

POISE PETER CHRISTIAN JOHNSON
For this exhibition Johnson has created a series of highly organized architectural forms based on the floor plans of historic cathedrals. These forms are distorted and
deconstructed under the weight of the glaze in an attempt to find virtue in brokenness.
November 19–DECEMBER 31, 2016

PAST EXHIBITIONS 2016

EXPOSED: HEADS, BUSTS, AND NUDES
a group show of figural ceramic sculpture
June 18–September 5, 2016
OPENING June 18, 4–6
CLAY IS HOT! July 10, 3–5 panel on CONNOISSEURSHIP: Buy, Sell, Give
Ferrin Contemporary
1315 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams, MA

RE—REANIMATE, REPAIR, MEND AND MELD
February 13–April 17, 2016
Ferrin Contemporary
1315 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams, MA

This curated exhibition examines the contemporary artistic interest in repaired ceramics. It focuses on materially related forms and graphic material by leading contemporary artists who exploit and explore the surrounding issues of conservation, restoration, over consumption, reuse, and recycling.
Stephen Bowers, Bouke de Vries, Ruan Hoffmann, Noelle Horsfield, Sergei Isupov, Adam Lefebvre, Frances Palmer, Paul Scott, Caroline Slotte, Mara Superior, and Ai Weiwei.

STEVEN YOUNG LEE & PETER PINCUS
works on view
April 23–June 5
Ferrin Contemporary
1315 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams, MA

 

 

FERRIN CONTEMPORARY ON THE ROAD
at art fairs in Miami and New York

UPCOMING FAIRS

NEW YORK CERAMICS & GLASS FAIR
January 19–22, 2017
EXPOSED: Heads, Busts, and Nudes—selected works from the gallery’s 2016 exhibition of figural ceramic sculpture1965–present
REMIX CERAMIX—recent works by international artists who references history as inspiration for contemporary ceramics
KNOW JUSTICE: Brooke and Justin Rothshank

PAST FAIRS 2016

NEW YORK CERAMICS & GLASS FAIR
January 21–24, 2016

Bohemian National Hall, NYC
Ferrin Contemporary will present recent work by:
Robin Best, Stephen Bowers, Bouke de Vries, Paul Scott, Mara Superior, Sergei Isupov, Stephen Young Lee, Kadri Pärnamets, Peter Pincus, Caroline Slotte, Kurt Weiser
SPECIAL EXHIBITION at NYC&GF: Mended Ways: The Art of Inventive Repair

Curated by Andrew Baseman of work from his collection combined with work by contemporary ceramic artists Bouke de Vries, Paul Scott, and Mara Superior.
SELECTED LECTURES at NYC&GF:

PAST IMPERFECT: The Art of Inventive Repair by Andrew Baseman
Fragile Beauty: Re-animate, Repair, Meld and Mend with Leslie Ferrin, Bouke de Vries, and Paul Scott
Ming goes Bling & the Slightly Satirical Aroma of Eucalyptus
with Stephen Bowers

PULSE NEW YORK
March 3–6, 2016

The Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street, NYC
Ferrin Contemporary presents Sergei Isupov in a solo exhibit THE RISING

 

FERRIN CONTEMPORARY GALLERY ARTISTS
ON VIEW in the US and abroad

CURRENT EXHIBITIONS

(413): PIONEERING WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS
August 20–November 27, 2016
Fuller Craft Museum, 455 Oak Street, Brockton, MA
Mara Superior

CONNECTIONS: Contemporary Craft from the Permanent Collection at the Renwick Gallery
July 1, 2016–ongoing
Renwick GalleryPennsylvania Avenue at 17th Street NW, Washington, DC
Steven Young Lee

RENWICK INVITATIONAL
September 9, 2016–January 8, 2017

Renwick GalleryPennsylvania Avenue at 17th Street NW, Washington, DC
Steven Young Lee

CRISTINA CÓRDOVA | CERCA Y LEJOS
September 20–November 20
Penland School of Crafts Gallery, 3135 Conley Ridge Road, Penland, NC
Cristina Córdova

COILLE HOOVEN: TELL IT BY HEART
September 22–February 5, 2017
Museum of Arts and Design2 Columbus Circle, New York, NY
Coille Hooven

CONTEMPORARY CLAY
October 6–December 16, 2016
Fine Arts Center Western Carolina University, 199 Centennial Drive | Cullowhee, NC
Cristina Córdova

Transference: Transferware in Contemporary Ceramic Art
THE CLAY STUDIO
October 7–November 27, 2016
Harrison and Reed + Smith Galleries, 137–139 North Second Street, Philadelphia PA
Paul Scott
Technicalities: Meaning in Methods Symposium
October 28–30

UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS

PORCELAINIA: East Meets West
CROSS MACKENZIE GALLERY, 1675 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC
November 10–December 8, 2016
Sin-ying Ho, Stephen Young Lee, Walter McConnell, Paul Scott
curated by Leslie Ferrin
Paul Scott talk on Sunday, November 13, 3pm followed by a reception
Tradition and identity in contemporary porcelain by four artists who explore ceramic traditions, interpret identity and create social commentary through their work.

SERGEI ISUPOV: HIDDEN MESSAGES
December 2, 2016–April 2, 2017
Erie Art Museum
411 State Street, Erie, PA
Sergei Isupov

2017
73rd SCRIPPS CERAMIC ANNUAL
January 21 – April 9, 2017
Scripps College, Williamson Gallery, 251 E. Eleventh St., Claremont, CA
group show includes work by Mara Superior

PAST EXHIBITIONS

HEAD ON
January 7–March 3, 2016

de Menil Gallery at Groton School
282 Farmers Row, Route 111, Groton, MA
Sergei Isupov solo show

360º OF SEPARATION
January 12–February 20, 2016

Purdue University Fountain Gallery
330 Main Street, Lafayette, IN
Group show of work by current and past residents of the Guldagergaard International Ceramic Research Center in Skaelskor, Denmark, including Ferrin Contemporary artist Paul Scott.

RECENT AMERICAN CERAMICS FROM THE COLLECTION
January 30–May 30, 2016
Daum Museum
3201 West 16th Street, Sedalia, MO
Raymon Elozua, Sergei Isupov, Steven Young LeeLauren Mabry, Robert Silverman

AT YOUR SERVICE
Feb 5–May 8, 2016

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
4848 Main Street, Houston, TX
Caroline Slotte, Giselle Hicks, Garth Johnson

ASIA IN AMSTERDAM: THE CULTURE OF LUXURY IN THE GOLDEN AGE
February 27–June 5, 2016

PEM Peabody Essex Museum
East India Square (161 Essex St) Salem, MA
Bouke de Vries

NCECA CONFERENCE & RELATED EVENTS – KANSAS CITY
MARCH 2016

NATURALLY
January 15–March 19, 2016

Lawrence Art Center, 940 New Hampshire Street, Lawrence, KS
group show with Susan Beiner, John Byrd, Patsy Cox, Jason Walker

GROWLERFEST
March 4–April 1, 2016

Lawrence Art Center, 940 New Hampshire Street, Lawrence, KS
Jessica Brandl, Carole Epp, Kathy King, Lauren Gallaspy, Sergei Isupov, Justin Rothshank, Paul Scott, Vipoo Srivilasa, Jason Walker, & Kurt Weiser

NCECA pre-conference
March 9–15, 2016

Lawrence Art Center, 940 New Hampshire Street, Lawrence, KS
exhibition & workshop with Sergei Isupov and Cristina Cordova

NCECA 2016, 50th ANNUAL CONFERENCE
March 16-19, 2016

Kansas City Convention Center, 301 West 13th Street, Kansas City, MO

NCECA INVITATIONAL — UNCONVENTIONAL CLAY: ENGAGED IN CHANGE
February 26 – June 12, 2016
Nelson Atkins Museum of Art
4525 Oak Street, Kansas City, MO
A group exhibition that explores connections between art, social issues and process in contemporary ceramics. Paul Scott has been invited to participate.

FIREFEST
April 1 & 2, 2016
STARworks

100 Russell Drive, Star, NC
Sergei Isupov

THE FACES OF POLITICS: IN/TOLERANCE 
April 16–August 21, 2016
Fuller Craft Museum
455 Oak Street, Brockton, MA
Mara Superior

EVERSON MUSEUM OF ART
KINDRED BEASTS: THE 2016 EVERSON BIENNIAL
Jun 4–Aug 28, 2016
Everson Museum of Art
401 Harrison Street, Syracuse, NY
Robert Silverman and Linda Sormin

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