Lecture by Peter Callas, internationally recognized ceramic sculptor
Crimson Laurel Gallery in Bakersville, North Carolina is hosting a lecture by internationally recognized ceramic sculptor Peter Callas in conjunction with a reception for "Serendipity: An International Exhibition of Wood Fired Sculptural Ceramics". This exceptional exhibition will feature 14 of the most talented wood fired sculptural ceramic artists and 8 functional artists from around the world and is a "must see" exhibition for collectors of fine studio ceramic sculpture.
The lecture will include an overview of Peter's 40 year career, his 23 year collaboration with Peter Voulkos and a discussion of the Serendipity exhibition and the participating artists. Andrew Glasgow, the retired executive director of the American Craft Council, will introduce Peter and offer opening remarks. The lecture will take place at the Historic Mitchell County Courthouse in downtown Bakersville, NC on July 7 at 5pm with an artist reception at Crimson Laurel Gallery at 6pm. Lecture and reception are free to attend.