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SUNY Fredonia Projects
The albums in this folder feature student work, both handbuilt and wheel thrown as well as various kiln building projects.
In addition, one album features the In Sight / On Site, Sculpture on the Fredonia Campus project and another the Carnahan/Jackson residency of Adriaan Rees
Date(s): May 12, 2004. 1 - 9 of 9 Total. Shared
"Turning Point" - Nina Hole at Fredonia
1. "Turning Point" - Nina Hole at Fredonia  (September 26, 2005)
Between September 9 and 23, Danish artist Nina Hole was on the SUNY Fredonia campus sponsored by the Williams Visiting Professor Endowment.  During her residency Nina and her Swedish assistant, Ann-Charlotte Ohlsson together with numerous volunteers from both the campus and community built, and site fired a large ceramic sculpture.  Her piece at Fredonia, entitled "Turning Point" is her 14th site fire sculpture.  Others are to be found all around the world.  Visit Nina's own web site at www.ninahole.com
12399 Visits
87 Images
Gallery Album
In Sight / On Sight
2. In Sight / On Sight  (December 26, 2001)
The Fredonia Sculpture Project is a collection of three dimensional art works installed on the SUNY, Fredonia campus.  Pieces remain on display for a minimum of two years before being returned to the artist making room for other pieces.  Funding for this project is provided by Art Forum, the student art club through their Student Association budget.  Additional support provided by the College president and Friends of Rockefeller Arts Center.  Views selected for this album feature both the artworks and the college campus and its architecture.
1418 Visits
20 Images
Shared Album
Magda Gluszek's Exhibition
3. Magda Gluszek's Exhibition  (November 11, 2004)
Opening November 9, 2004 in the Emmitt Christian Gallery of the Rockefeller Arts Center was an exhibition of figurative sculpture by Magda Gluszek.  This work created in terra cotta and mixed media represents her output during the fall semester at SUNY Fredonia.
1320 Visits
50 Images
Shared Album
Handformed Clay
4. Handformed Clay  (July 2, 2002)
This work by beginning ceramics students, done mostly in terracotta, has been finished in a wide variety of mediums, both fired and not fired.
1870 Visits
40 Images
Shared Album
Wheel thrown forms
5. Wheel thrown forms  (July 2, 2002)
This work was done by students on the second semester and above levels.  Included are pieces utilizing stoneware, porcelain, terracotta clays and finished in reduction gas, raku, woodfired kilns.  Some pieces utilize a mixed media approach
2312 Visits
57 Images
Shared Album
Adriaan Rees at Fredonia
6. Adriaan Rees at Fredonia  (March 24, 2003)
Adriaan Rees, mixed media artist from Amsterdam, Holland spent two weeks in residence at SUNY, Fredonia.  Primary funding for this project came from the Carnahan/Jackson Fund for the Humanities.  Additional support was provided by Standard Ceramics, M&M pottery, Spectrum Glaze, and the Fredonia Potter's Co-op.  In addition, several Fredonia students participated under Adriaan's supervision.  Once completed, the sculputre will remain on display on the Fredonia campus.
1220 Visits
30 Images
Shared Album
The Fredonia Express
7. The Fredonia Express  (December 24, 2001)
In the fall semester of 2001 Kevin Raymond and other advanced ceramics students built a train design woodfired kiln in the kiln court adjacent to Rockefeller Arts Center.
1495 Visits
29 Images
Shared Album
Fredonia Fast Freddie
8. Fredonia Fast Freddie  (November 1, 2002)
As a result of receiving a grant through the Dean's office, Matt Keeney spearheaded the research, design and construction of our own salt glazing version of the Fast Freddie wood fired kiln design.
619 Visits
8 Images
Shared Album
The Woodchuck
9. The Woodchuck  (May 12, 2004)
During the spring of 2004, the Fredonia Express was modified to simulate the traditional groundhog kilns of the early American potters.  This work was spearheaded by Brad Cramer.  Two firings were held before the end of the semester during which these photos were taken
642 Visits
11 Images
Shared Album

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