See attached info on our upcoming Visiting Artist Workshop this Spring with Steve Loucks and Lynnette Hesser. There are still spaces left for their Workshop. An exhibit of their work is on display from April 2-27, 2014 in the Vulcan gallery (1st floor) in our main bldg.. W-16.
Steve received his MFA in 1985 from the New York College of Ceramics at Alfred University, Alfred, NY and BFA in 1983 from the University of Illinois at Champaign / Urbana.
A studio potter and Professor of Art at Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville Alabama. Steve has conducted numerous workshops which include Odyssey, Penland, Arrowmont, and the 92nd Street “Y” in NYC. Steve’s work is included in several public and private collections including the San Angelos Museum of Fine Arts, Texas, University of Florida, Tennessee State University, and the Greenwich House Pottery. Steve has also been awarded an Alabama State Council on the Arts Fellowship in Crafts and a Southern Arts Federation / National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Crafts as well as several awards in national juried competitions.
A resident of Alabama since 1987, Lynnette Hesser was awarded the Alabama State Council on the Arts Fellowship in Crafts grant for 2011. Currently, she is a full-time ceramic artist in the studio she shares with her husband, Steve Loucks, in Wellington, Alabama. She is published in a number of ceramic books, and exhibits nationwide. Lynnette received her Bachelor of Art from Denison University, Bachelor of Fine Art and Master of Fine Art from the University of Florida with concentrations in ceramics, and Master of Science in Education with a concentration in Early Childhood Education from Jacksonville State University. She has been an Adjunct Instructor of Art for Jacksonville State University and Gadsden State Community College in Gadsden, Anniston, and Oxford, Alabama. Lynnette has also taught in public and private schools as an art instructor and classroom teacher. She conducts workshops in clay and other art materials and techniques. Lynnette works on the committee for the annual Alabama Clay Conferences and has helped host the conference three times.
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