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2011 ECU Symposium SCHEDULE

Friday Jan 14 2011 – Travel Day – plan to arrive before 11pm.  ECU students will host you and contacts will be made prior to arrival. ECU faculty will host visiting faculty.

6:00-9:00 p.m. –            Mendenhall Tin Show Opening Reception

7:00-9:00 p.m. –             Ring Show Opening at Uptown Art

Saturday Jan 15th 2011-

8:30 am – Coffee, Tea and Breakfast hosted by ECU Metals Guild

9:00am – Jenkins Auditorium – Opening Welcome and Presentation:

Shifting Tradition: A Journey Through Lineage by Caroline Gore, Associate Professor of Art and the Area Coordinator for Metals/Jewelry at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

10:00-12:30  –             Workshop Sessions

Room 1322-                        Ken Bova Workshop: Working With Mineral Pigments

Room 1321-                         Dan DiCaprio Workshop: Woodcarving for Jewelry

Room 1327 –             Lisa Johnson Workshop: Breaking the Mold: Exploration of Found Objects in Cast Porcelain

12:30-1:30 –                         Catered Lunch- Room 1320

2:00-: 4:30- Workshop Sessions (repeat of morning)

Room 1322-                        Ken Bova Workshop: Working With Mineral Pigments

Room 1321-                         Dan DiCaprio Workshop: Woodcarving for Jewelry

Room 1327 –             Lisa Johnson Workshop: Breaking the Mold: Exploration of Found Objects in Cast Porcelain

4:30-5:00 – Coffee/tea break

**5:00-5:40– Presentation: Technology and the Politics of the Handmade by Nichole Jacquard.  In her lecture Nicole will talk about how she has come to use innovative technology in her own studio practice.

**6:00-7:00- Panel discussions with guest faculty:

Nicole Jacquard, Daniel DiCaprio, Mi-Sook Hur, Lisa Johnson, Tom Muir, Caroline Gore, Ken Bova, Michael Dale Bernard

7:30 p.m.-             Symposium Exhibition Reception with Charm Exchange and  Specialty T-Shirt Sale


Evening entertainment- ECU Grad Students!

Sunday Jan 16 2011

8:00am –                         Coffee, Tea and Breakfast hosted by ECU Metals Guild

8:30-10:30-                         Workshop Sessions

Room 1322-             Mi-Sook Hur Workshop: Mold-making and Casting Processes- Achieving Special Casting Effects

Room   225-                         Michael Dale Bernard: Power Coating Workshop

Room 1327 –                         Tom Muir Workshop: Enhancing Work With A Catch

11:00-1:00-                         Workshop Sessions (repeat of morning)

Room 1322-             Mi-Sook Hur Workshop: Mold-making and Casting Processes- Achieving Special Casting Effects

Room   225-                         Michael Dale Bernard: Power Coating Workshop

Room 1327 –                         Tom Muir Workshop: Enhancing Work With A Catch

1:00-1:45 –                         Catered Lunch

2:00-2:40 – Jenkins Auditorium- Presentation by Michael Dale Bernard, Coated and Coded:  Urban image Metalsmithing.  This lecture will be exploring representational imagery in jewelry and metals.

2:45-3:00- Room 1320- Coffee/Cookies to take to Critiques!

3:00-3:40- Jenkins Auditorium – Presentation, The Birth of Containment: Ceremony, Ornament and the Vessels of Tom Muir.  This lecture spans 25 years of Tom Muir’s distinguished and diverse hollowware career.

3:45-6:00- Critique /Conversations- Invited Faculty with all students

7:00- Cocktail Party

Monday Jan 17 2010 (Martin Luther King Day)- DEPARTURE DAY

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