FACULTY LECTURE: CHRIS GUSTIN, RANDY JOHNSTON AND DAVID ELLSWORTH
March 26, 2019
Event will take place in Schermer Meeting Hall and is free and open to the public.
Chris Gustin lives, works and produces art in his South Dartmouth, Mass., studio. He received his M.F.A. from Alfred University and taught for many years at the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth. He is a full-time studio artist making large-scale sculptural vessels and pots. Chris was recently inducted into the International Academy of Ceramics, and in 2016, the American Crafts Council honored him as an Artist Fellow. www.gustinceramics.com
Randy Johnston has been working in clay for 40 years, and shares a studio with Jan McKeachie-Johnston where they enjoy their love of wood-fired kilns. He is now a full-time studio artist after a long teaching career at the University of Wisconsin, River Falls. Randy received his M.F.A. from Southern Illinois University and is a two-time recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts grant.
David Ellsworth’s work is included in the permanent collections of 41 museums and numerous private collections worldwide. He is a Fellow and former Trustee of the American Craft Council and has received fellowship awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Pennsylvania Council for the Arts and the PEW Fellowship for the Arts.