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News Bites: Sculpture and Functional Art professor featured in Ceramics: Art and Perception

Posted September 24, 2014 in News BitesSculpture and Functional Art

Sculpture and Functional Art Professor Israel Davis was recently featured in Ceramics: Art and Perception, a high-end publication that discusses art history and theory while exploring the contemporary context of ceramics with regard to current art trends.

Ceramic work by Israel Davis

The article highlights an exhibition held at the Fort Wayne Art Museum last fall, which Davis was a part of, entitled “Clay Prints: Image Surface and Narrative in Contemporary Ceramics.” The author discusses Davis’ use of wood-firing as a way to reinforce the metaphors and themes he chooses to portray in his work.

Speaking of exhibitions, Davis will be included in three upcoming major exhibitions of ceramic art: “Art of the Cup 2014” at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art at the University of New Orleans, “Souvenirs From the Future: A Survey of Contemporary Ceramics” at Lawrence Art Center in Lawrence, KS, and  “CRAFTED: Ceramic Cups, Mugs & Tumblers” at the Society for Contemporary Craft in Pittsburgh.