The first touring exhibition to feature international paper clay artists

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Our Curator


Peter Held has an impressive three-decade career as a museum director and contemporary art curator.

He has received three of the highest accolades possible from the Friends of Contemporary Ceramics, the Smithsonian’s James Renwick Alliance, and the National Council for Education on the Ceramic Arts.  Held has served as a trustee for the American Craft Council, and was a resident artist at the Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts (1974-75).

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Our Exhibition Director


Lorie Nelson is an artist, musician, writer and an avid ceramics collector, currently living in Denver, Co.

"My initial idea for this project came after participating in the 2nd International Paperclay Sculpture Symposium at ICS in Kecskemét, Hungary. I was inspired by the diversity and creativity of international artists whose innovative use of the material broke the rules of traditional ceramics,  often pushing the limits of translucency to create works that danced with light."

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Our Advisory Team

Angela Mellor


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Rebecca Hutchinson


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Jerry Bennett


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Graham Hay


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Anjani Khanna


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