Today I ventured out and went to the 8th Annual Empty Bowls event in downtown phx. You can pick from tables and tables of bowls by local artists, art students, etc. For $12 you can pick the best bowl that fits your personalty and fill it w/ a pasta lunch donated by a local restaurant. The best part is that the proceeds from the sales benefit Waste Not. Waste not remains the only perishable food rescue program in the Phoenix metropolitan area. They collect excess food from restaurants, resorts, caterers, etc and delivers to over 80 agencies that feed the hungry (www.wastenotaz.org). There are more Empty Bowls events coming up… check it out. Good food, uniquely crafted bowls and a great cause. -Mary-Beth
The Jan Fisher Memorial Lecture Series is named in honor of Jan Fisher, an art history graduate student and active CLA (Ceramics Leaders of ASU) member who passed away in February 2006. The lecture series brings to the Phoenix community both established and emerging women ceramic artists. This series is made possible through the generous support of Mr. and Mrs. Cole Fisher and their family.
Tomorrow evening Annabeth Rosen will start off this season’s lecture series at 7pm at the Coor Building Room 120 at Arizona State University. She will talk about her fascinating work and ceramic techniques and process. After the lecture there will be an informal reception at the Ceramics Reseach Center where you can chat with the artist, see the fabulous ceramics collection in open storage and experience the Midstream: New Ceramics from the Heartland installation currently on exhibit. It will be a wonderful evening, I hope to see you there!