Art Talks: Cynthia Ruggero, Dyana Furmansky, and Joelle Ferrara talk John and Andrea Gill

This week we talk to two students Dyana Furmansk and Cynthia Ruggero, plus ceramics intern Joelle Ferrara about their experiences with artist John Gill at the ranch. John has been at coming to the ranch for over 30 years, and we discuss his creative ability, teaching, and his impact and energy at the ranch. His workshop titled Hand Built Pots: Surface and Form was a two week study in ceramics open to all skill levels.

John Gill is a ceramic artist and educator.  His work has been shown at the L.A.County Museum of Art; Grace Borgenicht Gallery, New York City; Harvey Meadows Gallery, Aspen; Kraushaar Gallery, New York City; Revolution, Detroit, Michigan; and Hadler Rodriquez Gallery in New York. Gill’s work is held in the permanent collections of numerous art museums including the Brooklyn Museum, New York; the Victoria and Albert Museum, London; Newark Museum, New Jersey and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA).

He is Professor of Ceramic Art at the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, where he is currently Chair of the Division of Ceramic Art. A member of the Council of the International Academy of Ceramics, he has traveled and lectured throughout the US, Canada and China.  He is currently working closely with international artists in an effort to revitalize Chinese ceramic art.

John’s work is on display at Harvey Meadows Gallery in Aspen through September 5th More Info

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