LUCIEN KOONCE ceramics

News Archive
2018
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Tokkuri Invitational
4/16/2018

I have been invited to be part of the exhibition Shibori/Tokkuri: Virtuosity and Chance in Two Art Forms, being shown at The Island Gallery, located in Bainbridge Island, WA. The opening will be Friday, May 4th, 2018. These are two wood fired kurinuki sake flasks that I will be exhibiting...




 

Summer Residency
4/2/2018

I am thrilled to have been awarded a residency at STARworks for this summer 2018. Not only will I be back in my old stomping grounds…I lived in the Seagrove, NC area for 18 years…but I will have the time and space to work on new ceramic endeavors, utilizing the native NC wild clays that are produced there.


 

Contemporary Clay
3/24/2018

This wood fired vase was recently selected for exhibition in Contemporary Clay 2018, being held at The Western Colorado Center for the Arts, Grand Junction, CO. The exhibition runs May 11th - June 23rd, 2018.


Atmospheric
3/24/2018

The wood fired "Sake Cup" shown below was selected for exhibition in  Atmospheric, a show dedicated to vessel-based and sculptural works fired in atmospheric firing types (wood, reduction, raku, pit or salt/soda firings). It is being held at the Clay Center of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA, and runs May 4th - 26th, 2018.


Teabowl Exhibition
3/9/2018

It is a pleasure to be exhibiting in The Teabowl: East and West, being held at Lacoste Gallery, Concord, MA. This exhibition showcases an international grouping teabowls, and runs from March 01 – 30, 2018. These are the two wood fired kurinuki chawan I have in this show… 
http://www.lacostegallery.com 




Tea Bowl Lecture
3/2/2018

Last evening (03-01-2018), Dr. Bonnie Kenske (UK), artist, writer, and author of “The Tea Bowl: East and West”, presented the first of several gallery lectures here in the US at Lacoste Gallery (Concord, MA). I was unable to attend, but did watch it on the live Face Book stream, and what a pleasant surprise to see my chawan flash up on the screen!




San Angelo National
3/1/2018

The wood fired "Bud Vase" shown below was selected for exhibition in the 22nd San Angelo (TX) National Ceramic Competition, San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, which runs April 20th - June 24th, 2018. The juror, Peter Held, selected 111 works by 103 artists from a total of 865 pieces submitted.


 

Cavin-Morris Gallery, NYC
2/28/2018

It is a great pleasure to now be associated with Cavin-Morris Gallery, located in the Chelsea district of New York City. This is a top-notch gallery for contemporary ceramics, both functional and non-functional, showing work by Western ceramic artists, as well as works by artists from Japan, Korea, and China. A link to my work that is currently available through the gallery is active in the News Heading above. 


 

TEA
1/20/2018

The following wood fired pieces will be shown in TEA II, an exhibition of ceramic vessels used in the many aspects of making, serving, and drinking tea. It is being presented by Schaller Gallery, 210 State Street, Saint Joseph, MI, and will run February 5th - March 3rd, 2018.








International Cup
1/9/2018

This wood fired kurinuki sake cup will be exhibited in International Cup 2018, being held February 4th - 23rd at the Clay Studio of Missoula, 1106 Hawthorne Street, Missoula, MT.