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Ceramics exhibition opens at Westminster next week, artist to offer public workshop

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Posted on Friday, October 20, 2023

Westminster College’s Foster Art Gallery will host an artist lecture and gallery reception for ceramics artist Jeremiah Ibarra from 5 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24, in the gallery located in Patterson Hall.

Ibarra’s exhibition, “Tarzan, Jane and Salted Food: Ceramics by Jeremiah Ibarra,” features a collection of functional and narrative pottery and will be on display in Westminster’s gallery from Monday, Oct. 23, to Friday, Dec. 8.

Ibarra will also present a workshop to the wheelthrowing ceramics class from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24, and Thursday, Oct. 26, in Russell Hall. He will demonstrate both wheel-thrown forms and the decorative technique he uses in his works.  The workshop is free and open to the public, although reservations are necessary due to limited space. Please contact Summer Zickefoose, associate professor of art, at to reserve a space.

Ibarra, a native of San Angelo, Texas, earned his MFA from Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi. He has exhibited at the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts; the McDonough Museum of Art in Youngstown, Ohio; the Pearce Museum in Corsicana, Texas; and the Fowler-Kellogg Art Center in Chautauqua, N.Y.  Jeremiah has done residencies at the Chautauqua School of Art, New Harmony Clay Project and 100 West Corsicana. He is currently the Salad Days Resident for the Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts.

The exhibition and gallery reception are free and open to the public. The Foster Art Gallery is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.