Ceramicist set to speak at NIC Artist Talk event

Rachel Grenon is pictured with students at the Comox Valley Art Gallery. (Photo credit: Alun Macanulty)

Rachel Grenon, a renowned ceramicist based in Quebec, will headline an NIC Artist Talk event in the Comox Valley on June 20.

The NIC Artist Talk events offer an engaging line-up of speakers that foster students and professional artists in the community.

The June 20 event is free and begins at 7 pm at the Stan Hagen Theatre.

Grenon — who is also taking part in the Comox Valley Art Gallery's Creative Residency Program — has had her work presented in public and private galleries nationally and internationally.

The respected artist is also working at NIC's Shadbolt Studios to develop site-specific work for CVAG titled Water Effect, with assistance from gallery student interns Spencer Sheenan-Kalina and James Kormansek.

On June 27 from 5 to 7 pm, Grenon will lead Water Effect 2019, a CVAG community make art project that will allow participants to craft hand-moulded, personalized porcelain boats.

The work produced from that session will become part of Hold Being Held, an exhibition featuring clay and time-based work of seven artists. An event to launch that exhibition is also being held on June 27 from 5-9 pm and will include community make art projects, talks from the artists and a public reception.

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Read more about this upcoming Artist Talk event in the Comox Valley Record.