For week 31 of our Kansas sesquicentennial video series we’re looking west to Manhattan, home to renowned ceramist and Distinguished Professor of Ceramics at Kansas State University, Yoshiro Ikeda.
Walking out of the house today feels like stepping into an oven. Kansas summers are hot, but kilns are hotter, some reaching 2000 degrees fahrenheit. In keeping with the heat and oven theme, week 25 of our Kansas sesquicentennial video series is all about our Ceramic Arts Collection.
For week 16 of our Kansas sesquicentennial series, we’re focusing on ceramist Ken Ferguson (1938-2004), former Professor and Chair of the ceramics department at Kansas City Art Institute for over thirty years. “In 1981 Ferguson was voted one of the twelve greatest living potters in a readers’ survey by Ceramics Monthly magazine. His students included many successful contemporary ceramists including Richard [...]
Celebrating national artists working in 3-dimensional media, the Topeka Competition offers visitors an opportunity to view new and innovative work in contemporary arts and crafts. Opens April 1 at the Sabatini Gallery.