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NewsSmithsonian Institute Artist Speaking at Marlboro

Marlboro, VT (March 22, 2007) - Ceramicist Mark Shapiro will present a slide-lecture of his wood-fired pottery in Apple Tree building at Marlboro College on Tuesday, April 17 at 4:00 p.m. 

Shapiro’s work has been exhibited widely and is in the permanent collections of the Smithsonian Institution, the Mint Museum, the Currier Museum and the International Museum of Ceramics, among others. Shapiro has lead workshops at Penland, Haystack and Anderson Ranch, and has lectured on and demonstrated early American stoneware techniques and historical influences on contemporary stoneware.

His studio, Stonepool Pottery, is in Worthington, Massachusetts.  He holds a bachelor’s degree in anthropology from Amherst College and studied and worked at the Penland School with Michael Simon and Mary Roehm.

This event is free and open to the public but seating is extremely limited.  If you would like more information please log on to our Web site at www.marlboro.edu and click on the “News” link.  You can also contact public affairs officer Kathy Reynolds at (802) 251-7644 or reynolds@marlboro.edu

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