Japanese ceramic artist/potter Yoshihiko Yoshida will be visiting Oregon during the last 2 weeks of May 2011, and will be giving workshops and slideshows (+ 1 gallery show) at the following 2 venues.
1. Clatsop Community College, Astoria (1653 Jerome Ave., Astoria, OR 97103)
Ø Gallery show at Art Center Gallery on CCC campus, May 20 – June 30
May 20 (Fri), 6:00pm, opening reception
Ø Professional Artist and Student Workshop
May 21 (Sat), 9:00am – 3:00pm, CCC Ceramic/Art Studio
Workshop fee: Students $20; Professional Artists/General $30
(Ceremonial Tea at 12:15pm)
Ø Slide Show and Artist Talk (Astoria Performing Arts Center, Franklin Ave and 16th St.)
May 21 (Sat), 7:00pm, free and open to the public
Music by Larry Tyrrell (Shakuhachi & Traditional Bamboo Flute)
For more information, contact Richard Rowland at firstname.lastname@example.org, 503-338-2449
2. Mt. Hood Community College, Gresham, OR
Ø Slide Show and Artist Talk (MHCC Visual Arts Bldg. Theater)
May 27 (Fri), 7:30pm – 8:30pm, free and open to the public
May 28 (Sat), 9:30am – 4:30pm
Workshop fee: Students $25, OPA members $35, non-members or non-students $50. To confirm your spot, or for more information, contact Lynn Horn at Lynn.Horn@mhcc.edu
For more information on Yoshida, you can visit http://e-yakimono.net (an English language web site
about contemporary Japanese ceramics), and search for Yoshida Yoshihiko under the
“Who’s Who A-Z of Potters” button.
A link to one of the Yoshida articles is http://e-yakimono.net/html/yoshida-yoshihiko-er.html .