Ceramics Invitational Show - School of Art and Art History

Sep 22, 2022

08:00 AM - 08:00 PM

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installation view of ceramics invitational show, cork floors, white walls, ceramics pieces from across the country

Click on the links below to view a 3D virtual tour of this exhibition

Ceramics Invitational - Drewelowe Gallery

Ceramics Invitational – Atrium

Ceramics Invitational - Ana Mendieta Gallery

The University of Iowa School of Art and Art History is excited to announce an invitational exhibition and related symposium featuring the work of over 50 faculty and graduate students in ceramics from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville; The University of Colorado, Boulder; The University of Florida, Gainesville; The University of Iowa; Penn State University; and the University of Nebraska, Lincoln.

The exhibition is scheduled from Aug. 29 to Sept. 30, 2022, in The University of Iowa Visual Arts Building E100 (Drewelowe Gallery), Lasansky Atrium, and E260 (Ana Mendieta Gallery).

The associated symposium is scheduled for Sept. 22 and 23, and will feature lectures, demonstrations, and a tour of the new Stanley Museum of Art. Events take place Thursday and Friday, Sept. 22 and 23, as well as a keynote lecture Thursday, Sept. 22, at 7 p.m. with California studio artist Amy Santoferraro, and will close with a reception for the exhibition Friday, Sept. 23, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

All events are free and open to the public, and attendees are invited for symposium events (detailed below) beginning at 10 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 22, at The University of Iowa Visual Arts Building main ceramics studio, room W221.

For information please contact Ceramics Program Head Andrew Casto at andrew-casto@uiowa.edu. Information can also be found at art.uiowa.edu, as well as on social media at @uiowaart, and @uiowaceramics.

Full schedule of events:

Thursday 9/22:

10 a.m. - Tour of Stanley Museum of Art (Leave from ceramics studio, Visual Arts Building room W221)

1 p.m. - Faculty panel discussion on Success in Graduate School and Beyond (VAB E125)

3 p.m. - Demonstrations/Various Faculty (ceramics Studio VAB W221)

7 p.m. - Artist Lecture: Amy Santoferraro (VAB E125)

8:30 p.m. - Local reception/gathering at private collection (Leave from ceramics studio, VAB W221)

Friday 9/23:

10 a.m. - Tour of art in Iowa City and on campus (Leave from ceramics studio, VAB W221)

1 p.m. - Graduate image forum (VAB E125)

3 p.m. - Demonstrations/Various Faculty (ceramics Studio VAB W221)

6 p.m.-8 p.m. Opening reception for exhibition (Visual Arts Building E100 (Drewelowe Gallery),  Lasansky Atrium, E260 (Ana Mendieta Gallery)

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa–sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact in advance at