October 21, 2020 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
This lecture will be held live on Zoom and is FREE to attend. Pre-register beforehand to receive the link.
Join us for an inspiring lecture with ceramist Malcolm Mobutu Smith. Smith is an associate professor of ceramic art at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. Smith earned his MFA from the New York College of Ceramics at Alfred University and studied at both the Kansas City Art Institute and Penn State University. Smith’s professional activities include workshops, lecturers and residencies including visits to Haystack Mountain School of Craft, Watershed Center for Ceramic Arts. His works are represented in numerous private and public collections including The New Taipei City Yingge Ceramics Museum, The Luise Ross Gallery, New York City, the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art in Kansas City, FuLed International Ceramic Art Museum, Beijing, China and the Indiana State Museum.
Smith’s work is driven by the energies of Hip Hop and Jazz in both wheel thrown and hand built creations. His studio interests include ceramics and drawing. Using intersections of graffiti art, the graphic conventions of comic books, organic abstraction and cues from African art as fertile soil for invention Smith’s works, guided by improvisation, merge volume and form with graphic flatness and play.
For more about Malcolm visit www.malcolmmobutusmith.com
Thanks to a grant from the Richard L. Snyder Fund and Greater Pike Community Foundation, we are excited to offer virtual lectures by curated professional artists. These lectures used to be held monthly at the Pike County Public Library in Milford, PA. We are thrilled to bring them to you virtually through Zoom every other Wednesday!