Sunday, July 23, 2017

Artist Talks

Artist talks are free and open to the public. Beer from Four Saints Brewing Company is available for purchase. Artists will present slides and discuss their work.

Michael Hernandez and Miroslava Randová

July 12, 5:30pm

Michael Hernandez

Michael Hernandez's work combines materiality and symbology to make commentary on nature and the human condition. He employs glass in a range of approaches and media through sculpture, installation and light-based works. Michael holds a BFA in Glass from Emporia State University and an MFA in Sculpture/Dimensional Studies from Alfred University. He is an associate professor and Head of Glass at Palomar College in San Marcos, CA. 

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Miroslava Randová

Miroslava Randová, from the Czech Republic, is the founder of Ceramics Center Doupě o.p.s. She studied photography at the College of Lake County and was introduced to woodfiring at Terra Incognito Studio in Oak Park. In 2007, Miroslava and her partner Petr Novák established an nonprofit organization and the Ceramics Center Doupě o.p.s. to provide educational opportunities for artists and the general community. She has collaborated with chefs and other artists to create custom handmade service ware, and has taken part in exhibitions in the Czech Republic, Austria, Poland, France, South Korea and Taiwan.

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