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Visiting Artist: Sue Tirrell
February 23 - February 24
February 23: 9am – 4pm Demos in the Ceramics Area
5pm Artist Talk in ART 158
February 24: 9am – 4pm Hands-on Workshop with the Artist (space is limited, there will be a sign-up sheet posted during demos on Friday, please bring leather hard object to work with)
Sue Tirrell is a full-time studio artist living in Montana’s Paradise Valley. She received an AA from Cottey College in Nevada, MO in 1995 and a BFA from the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University in 1997. She served 7 years as Education Director at the Waterworks Art Museum in Miles City, MT and since that time has logged hundreds of hours teaching ceramics and multi-media workshops in community centers, college classrooms, convalescent homes and one-room schoolhouses. Tirrell has been a resident artist at the Archie Bray Foundation in Helena, MT; California State University, Chico; and the Waterworks Art Museum in Miles City, MT. Her work is exhibited widely in the United States and Canada including a recent solo exhibition at Schaller Gallery in St. Joseph, MI; the 2017 Mugshot1 juried cup show at MoJo Coffee Gallery in Minneapolis, where she won first place; the Feast of Pottery Invitational Exhibition in St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada; and the upcoming 2018 St. Croix Valley Pottery tour in Minnesota.