Hazelhurst Regional Gallery August 20- October 9 2011
Official Opening August 19 at 6 pm, RSVP by August 15
In Clay showcases the works of teachers, artists and designers who have a connection to the Ceramic Design Studio at Sutherland TAFE College, Sydney Institute. Ceramic classes, initially taught by just one part-time teacher, commenced at Gymea TAFE campus in 1966. Today it is one of the largest Sydney based training centres for ceramic practitioners. For the past forty - five years the studio has trained ceramic artists and designers who have gone on to become nationally and internationally recognized for their skill, creativity and innovation.
As a key event in TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute’s 120th Anniversary Celebration, this exhibition highlights the significance of ceramics within TAFE NSW, as well as the cultural landscape of the Sutherland Shire and the evolution of contemporary ceramic practice in Australia.Exhibiting artists include Somchai Chareon, Toni Warburton, Trisha Dean, Walter Auer, Michael Keighery, Lynda Draper, Steve Harrison, Aedan Harris, Bunty Mitchell, Catherine Fogarty, Claudia Citton, Dianne Brock, Inga Svendesen, Janette Loughrey, Julie Batholomew, Lesley O’Sullivan, Marian Howell, Michael Williamson, Peter Workman, Robyn Donoghue, Ross Webb, Sara Zitner, Terrance Henningsen,