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alabama clay conference update

updated wed 13 dec 00


CHRISTOPHE GREENMAN on tue 12 dec 00

The Alabama Clay Conference will be held this Spring at Alabama State =
University on the weekend of February 21-25. Featured will be Susan =
Peterson of Carefree, Arizona noted author of The Craft and The Art of =
Clay; Shoji Hamada, and a recent book on Jun Kaneko. Susan Stephenson, =
Professor of Art (retired), from Eastern Michigan University, and Paula =
Winokur, Professor of Art at Beaver College, Pennsylvania will share their =
work and knowledge of claying. Stephen Rolfe Powell of Kentucky will give =
a curators' talk about the show Millenium Glass: An International Survey =
of Contemporary Glass, Clifton Pearson of Stilman College and Charles =
Smith of Mobile will demonstrate and discuss their clay techniques and =
talk about their work. Related exhibitions and other activities are =
planned in relation to the conference. We will have an exhibit of =
conference participants works and there will be the traditional mug =
exchange. Call Georgine Clark 334.242.4076 x250 or Christopher Greenman, =
Assistant Professor of Art, Alabama State University 334.264.6966 for more =
information. We hope to be mailing the applications in early January.=20

If you have e-mailed me in response to my previous postings on the =
conference requesting an application you will be getting an application in =
early January.

We do not at this time have a designated conference hotel but if you are =
looking to make reservations now consider calling:

Ramada Inn-- right down the street
924 Madison
$66.00 double plus $6.00 per person extra

Embassy Suites Hotels=20
Downtown Montgomery--- very close

Days Inn
2625 Zelda Road=20
one exit away--close

Hope to see many of you here in February

Christopher Greenman
Assistant Professor of Art
Alabama State University
Montgomery, A