John Zimmerman constructs contemporary ceramic objects and adds to them texture and glazing patterns representative of geologic strata. This contrast creates connections that span billions of years and brings attention to humanitiesí common heritage, uncommon development and shared future. Scapes features his most recent series of works.
Zimmerman received his BFA in Ceramics from Bowling Green State University in Ohio and his MFA in Spatial Art from San Jose State University in California. His work has been exhibited nationally in 60+ solo, group, juried and invitational exhibitions. Zimmerman is currently an Associate Professor of Fine Art & Director of the Ingham Chapman Gallery at the University of New Mexico-Gallup. He has recently participated in a variety of artist residencies including a summer residencies at the Clay Studio of Missoula and the Archie Bray Foundation, a year-long residency at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft (TX) , and as an invited artist at the FuLe International Museum of Ceramic Art in Fuping, China in 2014.
Scapes will be on display at the Clay Studio of Missoula from July 3-31, with an opening on Friday, July 3 from 5:30-9pm.
Gallery events are free and open to the public.
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