OUT OF THE BLUE
On Sunday 27th August at the Mosman Art Gallery and Community Centre we will be holding our biannual seminar, aptly titled “Out of the Blue” as it will trace the use of cobalt oxide in ceramic decoration from its inception in the East, hundreds of years ago, to its reception in the West during the Renaissance and then on through the later centuries up to more modern times. Matthew will give two lectures illustrating the influences, changes and styles of blue and white ceramics in Europe in the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries. Bronwyn will discuss her work and practice as a contemporary
Matthew will give two lectures illustrating the influences, changes and styles of blue and white ceramics in Europe in the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries. Bronwyn will discuss her work and practice as a contemporary ceramacist, whilst continuing the tradition of working with blue and white.
The day includes morning tea and lunch and a friendly welcome is extended to members and guests.
Matthew Martin, NGV
Matthew Martin is Curator of International Decorative Arts and Antiquities at the National Gallery of Victoria. Holding degrees in Archaeology, Semitic Philology and Art History, he was formerly Director of Studies at the Melbourne College of Divinity.
Bronwyn Kemp, Ceramicist
Bronwyn Kemp started her professional practice in South Australia and was the head of the ceramics workshop at the Jam Factory in Adelaide until 1988. Since moving to Sydney, Bronwyn has taught various workshops, as well as at the National Art School. She continues potting out of her studio in Glebe, working with porcelain to make forms decorated with incised line work that derives from local landscapes and flora.
Sunday 27th August
10am – 4pm
$120 per person.
Morning tea and lunch will be provided.
Members are invited to bring 1-2 items of
interest for display and discussion.
Mosman Art Gallery and Community Centre
Cnr Art Gallery Way & Myahgah Road,
MOSMAN NSW 2088
Free easy street parking available.
All enquiries, please contact:
Honorary Secretary Adrienne Wilson
02 9332 3882