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  Events for October 20, 2017

Workshop: Writing the Graduate School Personal Statement

- Location: Herrick Library Computer Lab
(12:15 PM - 1:00 PM)
Applying to grad schools? Need to write a personal statement? Come to a graduate school application essay workshop hosted by the Writing Center. Free pizza will be provided. RSVP to so we know how much pizza to order.

Environmental Studies Speaker Series- Michael Talbot ('86 AU Alum")

- Location: Science Center- Roon Lecture Hall
(12:20 PM - 1:10 PM)
Join us for this weeks Environmental Studies Speaker Series- Michael Talbot. He will be giving a talk on "Landfill Operations, Curbside Material Collection and its Impacts on a Small Community."

Michael Talbot is an AU Alum '86 who received his BA in Geology. He is currently the Superintendent of Public Works for the City of Auburn, NY.

Emmy-winning director Trent Cooper, screening and talk.

- Location: Holmes Auditorium
(7:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Cost: Free

Sponsored by: Alfred University

While at Alfred University, Trent Cooper (’93) split his time between his political science studies and playing for the Saxon football team. His twenty-year career as a filmmaker still reflects this split between these two passions. His most recent work Us Against the World, a ten-part series produced by Uproxx Studios, explores the intersection of race and high school basketball in rural Kentucky. Cooper will screen and discuss some of his work at 7:00 p.m., Friday, October 20 in Holmes Auditorium on the Alfred University campus.

Mary Barringer Artist Lecture and Demonstrations

- Location: Nevins Theatre and Harder Hall
(All Day)
Demonstrations: 8:20 a.m. - 11:10 a.m., 1:20 p.m. - 4:10 p.m.

Artist Lecture at 4:30 p.m. in Nevins Theatre

Demonstrations: Chase Folsom’s Sophomore Handbuilding Classroom & Jason Green’s Tile Classroom

Cost: Free

Sponsored by: Division of Ceramic Art

Mary Barringer will be demonstrating her work in Chase Folsom’s Sophomore Wheel class from 8:20 a.m. - 11:10 a.m., Friday, October 20. From 1:20 p.m. - 4:10 p.m., she will be giving another demonstration in Jason Green’s Tile classroom on the same day. These demonstrations are followed by an Artist Lecture at 4:30 p.m. in Nevins Theatre. The lecture will encompass her work and life experiences in studio pottery, sculpture, ceramic history, critical writing, and editing.

Mary Barringer has been a studio potter since graduating from Bennington College in 1972 with the B.A. in Arts. She served as the editor for The Studio Potter Journal from 2003-2014 while maintaining her practice as a full-time studio potter. Barringer has been an instructor at numerous universities and residency programs across the United States, including Penland School for Crafts and Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts. Her works are featured in collections at the Crocker Art Museum, the American Museum of Ceramic Art, and the Weisman Art Museum.

Romancing the Toaster (The second slice)

- Location: Cedar Ridge Art Gallery
(All Day)
Cedar Ridge Art Gallery (225 Confederation Dr, Toronto, Ontario)

An expansion of the January 2017 exhibition at the Cohen Gallery, Romancing the Toaster crosses the border to Toronto, Ontario, to explore the Cedar Ridge Art Gallery, a converted 5000sq ft 'summer home' built in 1844. Additional work includes a series of textured screenprints and color lithographs.