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  Events for April 6, 2017

Fish Fry

- Location: St. Jude Lounge
(4:00 PM - 7:00 PM)
- Attachment 1: Fish Fry Flyer
Not necessarily healthy, but oh, so good! Newman Club is hosting a Fish Fry on Friday, April 7 from 4 – 7 p.m. in the St. Jude Lounge. All proceeds go to Catholic Charities.

Tickets are on sale now, and are available after masses at Ss. Brendan and Jude, and between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays in the St. Jude offices (A-State campus), until Wednesday, April 5.

Each ticket is $8, and includes fish, french fries, a vegetable and dessert. Eat in or take out.

We also need volunteers to cook, serve, sell tickets, clean up, and set up. Email Chris or Kate if you’d like to help!

stjude@alfred.edu | newmanclub@alfredstate.edu

Core Sample: Additional Findings

- Location: Alfred Ceramic Art Museum
(4:30 PM - 7:00 PM)
Opening Reception: April 6, 4:30– 7pm
Open through: April 6 – July 17, 2017

Cost: Variable

Core Sample: Additional Findings is the second in a series of exhibitions that explore the permanent collection of The Alfred Ceramic Art Museum. That collection features the art of renowned Alfred University ceramic art faculty, as well as other major 20th and 21st century American and international ceramic artists. In addition, the exhibition will include ceramic works of individuals whom the Museum calls “Ancestors” – ceramic artists of the ancient Americas, as well as Japan, China, Korea, Africa, and American Indian communities. Finally, the Museum’s collection includes works from its Master of Fine Arts collection, representing the astonishing creativity and intellectual rigor of artists who have received MFA degrees in ceramic art from Alfred University.

Admission is free every Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. Admission is free for Museum members, Alfred State and Alfred University faculty, staff and students and children under 18. Admission during regular hours is $7 for general public; $5 for senior citizens, and $3 for local residents for non-Alfred students, AAA or military service.

Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Artist Talk: Head of Steam Inspiration & Iteration

- Location: Binns-Merrill Hall 106, Room C.
(5:00 PM - 7:00 PM)

Sponsored by: The Institute for Electronic Arts, the Division of Expanded Media, and the Career Development Center

More than two decades have found Chad Latz living multiple iterations of his life as a creative professional. In a presentation and discussion with students, Chad offers insights as he shares intimate stories of his journey as an artist, essential survival skills, the luck, misfortune, will, inspiration and revelations that have offered him his most valuable successes and learnings on his path to growing a creative career and maintaining momentum.

Chad’s presentation, Head of Steam: Inspiration & Iteration, will be held in Binns-Merrill Hall room 106, “Room C,” on Thursday, April 6th at 5:00 pm. In addition to his presentation, Chad will also be working on an artist book and speaking informally with students about careers in design and art in the professional space.

As You Like It! presented by AU Performing Arts

- Location: Miller Theater, Miller Performing Arts Center
(7:30 PM - 9:00 PM)
- Link: http://las.alfred.edu/performing-arts/events

Order Tickets for April 06, 2017

In this romantic comedy by the Bard, new hope, new life and much love are found in the Forest of Arden. Tickets required. Visit the Box Office or email performs@alfred.edu

Visiting Artist Demonstration: Joanna Powell

- Location: Flex Space, 1st Floor McGee Pavilion

9am-12pm, 1-4pm both days

Sponsored by: The Alfred Clay Collective

The Alfred Clay Collective welcomes spring visiting artist Joanna Powell.

Artist Statement:
My current work focuses on the question of beauty. What I find beautiful tends to be awkward and irregular and at times the opposite of what is considered the social norm of beauty. This challenge of beauty comes from growing up in a culture where my identity of what it is to be a woman has been shaped by a male lens. My work allows me a place of asylum, a fictional culture where everything and everyone is ok to exist. Through the arrangement of objects I set up a situation or narrative where the viewer can forget about an objects function and call attention to its possibilities as pure matter with its own intentions. I want to encourage questions about what is happening with the objects and the narrative being peculiar and unclear welcomes this conversation. The paintings and objects have become married into installations, re-contextualizing them to function as three-dimensional paintings. My work lives in this twilight zone between painting and sculpture. I am continually searching for this sensation of something coming into focus. The objects I create are colloquialisms of my own making that reference ancient and current civilization. I believe an object can anchor the values of a culture acting as an artifact of its time. I question beauty with the artifacts I create.

-Joanna Powell