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Visiting Artist: Peter Morgan on Friday, Feb. 19

Peter Morgan, Artist and Assistant Professor, Gettysburg University, to lecture in Ceramics

Posted 01.22.10 by David S. East

Peter Morgan's Klondike Bear Sculpture

Friday, Feb. 19, 10 a.m., F007, Fox Building, 1303 W. Mount Royal Ave.

Peter Morgan, received a BA in fine art from Roanoke College, in Salem, Va., a BFA in ceramics from the California College or Arts and Crafts and a MFA in ceramics from the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, which he attended with a full tuition waiver. He served as Jim Melchert's studio assistant in 2002-03, and has taught courses in both ceramics and drawing. Peter is currently the ceramics instructor at Gettysburg College in Gettysburg, Pa.

Peter's work is an exploration of issues of perception and representation and how these concerns mold our understanding of the world. He has exhibited across the United States and Europe and is in the permanent collections of the Shine Joseph International Museum of Ceramic Art, the California College of the Arts, The Archie Bray Foundation, and many private collections.

Peter has given lectures on his work at a numerous institutions including Louisiana State University, Penn State University, the Kansas City Art Institute, Cal State Long Beach, Cal State San Bernardino, and the Central Academy of Fine Art, Bejing. He has just completed a residency at the Archie Bray Foundation in Helena, Mont.

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