https://ofa.fas.harvard.edu/cerebral_dimestore Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard
224 Western Ave
Allston, MA 02144
New work in Memento Mori, executed at the Ceramics Program 2016-2017
Exhibition Title: From the Cerebral Dimestore
Mark Burns 2016-18 Artist in Residence Exhibition
Dates: October 7 – December 1, 2017
Opening Reception: October 7, 2017 5pm-7pm
Mark Burns, an MFA graduate of the University of Washington and current Artist in Residence at the Ceramics Program, has had a long and distinguished career as a teacher and maker. He has held teaching positions all over the country, working at The University of the Arts in Philadelphia, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and The Rhode Island School of Design, among others. He most recently taught at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where he was head of ceramics and chair of the department. Burns' work has been exhibited both nationally and internationally, and is held in numerous public and private collections. Burns has a keen sense of ceramic history and pop culture, which he uses to express complex cultural notions of sexuality and identity.
Image details: "Plague in Lavender (HIV)", Mark Burns, 2017.
Size: 20"H x 13"W x 8"D
Material: Porcelain, wood, glass. Glazed.