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Ceramics Annual of America 2012 in San Francisco

Date & Time: Thursday, September 13- Sunday, September 16, 2012
Location: Fort Mason Center, Festival Pavilion, San Francisco, CA

The Ceramics Annual of America (CAA) is an ambitious exhibition and art fair spotlighting the quality and diversity of contemporary ceramics from around the world including works from China, Korea, Mexico, Australia and Italy. It is the only event of its kind in the United States and the goal is to encourage the education and enrichment of the public, cultivate a fertile art market, and foster dialog between collectors and makers of ceramic sculpture.

Schedule of Events:

THURSDAY, September 13th:
Opening Reception with Live Music by Lydia Harutoonian

5:30 – 9:00 p.m. Festival Pavilion, Fort Mason
7:00 p.m. World Renowned Performance Artist Allison Fall

FRIDAY, September 14th:
10:00 a.m. Show Opens
10:30 -12:30 p.m. Carmen Lang Demostration. How to build detailed figurines with the help of simple molds.
11:00 – 5:00 p.m Continuous Demonstration by Tony Perry
1:00 p.m. Tour of the Exhibition with Bill Abright
3:30 p.m. “New Figuration: Sources & Synthesis” Panel Discussion featuring: Susannah Israel, Michelle Gregor, James Tisdale, Tomoko Nakazato, and Esther Shimazu

SATURDAY, September 15th:
10:00 a.m. Show Opens
11:00 – 5:00 p.m. Continuous Demonstration by Tony Perry
11:00 – 12:30 p.m. Wheel Throwing Demonstration by Eric Struck – Professional Potter and General Manager of IndustrialMinerals Co.
1:00 p.m. Tour of the Exhibition with Clayton Thiel
1:30 p.m. International Artists Panel Featuring Belinda Berge (Germany) and Miguel Perez (Mexico)
1;30 p.m. – 3:00 Wheel Throwing Demonstration by Yosuke Koizumi, Shimpo Ceramics Sales Representative and Professional Potter.
3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Wheel Throwing Demonstration by Eric Struck – Professional Potter and General Manager of IndustrialMinerals Co.

SUNDAY, September 16th:
10:00 a.m. Show Opens

10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Wheel Throwing Demonstration by Yosuke Koizumi, Shimpo Ceramics Sales Representative and Professional Potter.

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