Internationally-known ceramic artists Don Reitz, Patti Warashina, Bill Hunt and
John Balistreri will speak during the Clay on the Wall Symposium Weekend on Jan. 18–19,
The symposium, hosted by Landmark Arts at Texas Tech University’s School of Art,
celebrates Clay on the Wall: 2007 Clay National exhibit, which is on display from
Dec. 1, 2007, to Feb. 17, 2008, in the Landmark Gallery in the Art Building.
A reception for the artists will be held from 6-8 p.m. Jan. 19, 2008.
Matthew Kangas, a Seattle-based independent art critic and curator, served as juror
for the Clay on the Wall: 2007 Clay National. From more than 500 entries submitted
by 153 artists, Kangas selected 45 artworks by 43 artists.
The Landmark Arts’ mission is to promote fine arts growth and development in the Lubbock
community through a comprehensive program of exhibitions, symposia and workshops,
publications, and hands-on experience with working artists.
Attendance to all events is free and open to the public, however pre-registration
is required for the ceramic demonstrations. The Landmark Gallery is located in the
Art Building on Texas Tech’s campus, near 18th Street and Flint Avenue east of the
Architecture Building. To pre-register for the symposium or for more information on
the exhibition, visit www.landmarkarts.org.
CONTACT: Joe Arredondo, director of exhibitions and programs, Texas Tech University,
(806) 742-3825 ext. 226, or firstname.lastname@example.org.