Why have western ceramic artists continuously looked to Japan for inspiration over the past century? How has the American craft revival been influenced by traditional Japanese aesthetics and ethos? Join ceramic artist and educator Jeff Guerrero for a journey through the history of Japanese ceramics and its influences on Western art.
A Zoom link will be emailed to registrants before the event.
Jeff Guerrero is a digital arts and ceramics instructor at MCG Youth & Arts. His passion for ceramics is showcased not only in instruction, but also in practice, with his handmade pottery business. His love for Japanese culture and art also extends to the study of Japanese tea. Currently, he is licensed to study the way of tea by the Urasenke school under the instruction of local teacher Yuko Eguchi.
This series is supported by the National Consortium for Teaching about Asia University of Pittsburgh Coordinating site.
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