Guest Faculty Lecture: David McDonald & Fredy Huaman Mallqui

Aug 18, 2024 7PM-8PM

Schermer Meeting Hall

Sunday and Tuesday evenings, June through September, the Ranch features a 60-minute presentation by distinguished faculty members and Visiting Artists. These insightful talks dive into inspiration, the creative process and more.

Guest Faculty Lectures are free on-campus events and open to the public. All workshop participants will be pre-registered for this event.

Can’t make it in person? Register and receive a link to livestream this lecture.


David MacDonald

In 1971, David MacDonald joined the faculty of the School of Art at Syracuse University; he retired in 2008 at the rank of professor emeritus. His creative work has been featured in several ceramic textbooks and magazines, and he has been featured in nationally televised programs. Since retiring, David has been actively lecturing and working in his studio.

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Fredy Huaman Mallqui

Fredy Huaman Mallqui began apprenticing with master carvers at the age of nine in Ayacucho, Peru, and now explores connections, life cycles, and rituals through sculptural storytelling in wood. Dynamic in his art practice, Fredy is an ornamental wood carver, contemporary sculptor, art restorationist, and woodcarving teacher.

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David MacDonald, Figurative Vessel

Aug 18, 2024 7PM-8PM

While You're On Campus


The Ranch Café

The Ranch Café is open to the public for lunch from 11:30AM – 1:30PM, Monday-Friday. 

The Café is a social hub where students and visitors gather to discuss ideas, plan for new creative experiences, and reflect on shared teachings. Join us for a beautiful buffet lunch offering fresh salads and rotating hot items.

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Artworks store


ArtWorks Store

Art supplies, fine crafts, and gifts.

Store Hours (June – September):

Monday – Friday, 8:30AM to 5:30PM, and Sunday, 12-6PM

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Patton-Malott Gallery

This gallery space on the Anderson Ranch campus is home to contemporary and rustic ranch architectural elements and provides the backdrop for rotating exhibitions throughout the year.

Gallery Hours (June – September):

Monday – Friday, 8:30AM-5:30PM and 12-6PM on Sunday

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