Chris Antemann
Paradise, 2009
Glazed porcelain
Racine Art Museum, Gift of David and Jacqueline Charak in Honor of RAM’s 10th Anniversary
Photography: Jon Bolton

Magic Mud: Masterworks in Clay from RAM’s Collection

February 2 – May 4, 2014

This large-scale group exhibition emphasizes the depth and richness of RAM’s holdings in contemporary sculptural and functional clay. The show premieres an impressive array of ceramic pieces including Toshiko Takaezu’s Star Series that has not been shown in its entirety since it debuted at the museum in 2005.

Artists in the Exhibition

Chris Antemann, Cristina Córdova, Rick Dillingham, Stephen Dixon, Eddie Dominguez, Jack Earl, Ken Ferguson, Viola Frey, John Glick, Michael Gross, Chris Gustin, Otto Heino, Randy Johnston, Karen Karnes, James Lovera, Michael Lucero, Warren MacKenzie, Matthew Metz, Otto Natzler and Gertrud Natzler, Jeffrey Oestreich, Mark Pharis, David Regan, Don Reitz, Edwin Scheier and Mary Scheier, Michael Sherrill, Kim Simonsson, Beth Cavener Stichter, Toshiko Takaezu, Matteo Thun, Peter Voulkos, Kurt Weiser, and Paula Colton Winokur

Magic Mud: Masterworks in Clay from RAM’s Collection

February 2 – May 4, 2014
Chris Antemann
Paradise, 2009
Glazed porcelain
Racine Art Museum, Gift of David and Jacqueline Charak in Honor of RAM’s 10th Anniversary
Photography: Jon Bolton

This large-scale group exhibition emphasizes the depth and richness of RAM’s holdings in contemporary sculptural and functional clay. The show premieres an impressive array of ceramic pieces including Toshiko Takaezu’s Star Series that has not been shown in its entirety since it debuted at the museum in 2005.

Artists in the Exhibition

Chris Antemann, Cristina Córdova, Rick Dillingham, Stephen Dixon, Eddie Dominguez, Jack Earl, Ken Ferguson, Viola Frey, John Glick, Michael Gross, Chris Gustin, Otto Heino, Randy Johnston, Karen Karnes, James Lovera, Michael Lucero, Warren MacKenzie, Matthew Metz, Otto Natzler and Gertrud Natzler, Jeffrey Oestreich, Mark Pharis, David Regan, Don Reitz, Edwin Scheier and Mary Scheier, Michael Sherrill, Kim Simonsson, Beth Cavener Stichter, Toshiko Takaezu, Matteo Thun, Peter Voulkos, Kurt Weiser, and Paula Colton Winokur

Gallery of Work

Exhibitions at RAM are made possible by:

Platinum Sponsors

The Estate of Karen Johnson Boyd
David Charak
Judith and David Flegel Fund
Ron and Judith Isaacs
Nicholas and Nancy Kurten
Racine Community Foundation logo
Windgate Foundation

Diamond Sponsors

City of Racine’s Grow Racine Grant
Osborne and Scekic Family Foundation
Ruffo Family Foundation
Ruth Arts Foundation

Gold Sponsors

Anonymous
Tom and Irene Creecy
Richard and Patricia Ehlert
Trio Foundation of St. Louis
W.T. Walker Group, Inc.
Wisconsin Arts Board

Silver Sponsors

Anonymous
Baird
Beta Diagnostic Labs
A.C. Buhler Family
Lucy G. Feller
Ben and Dawn Flegel
Jim Harris
Sharon and Tom Harty
Horizon Retail Construction, Inc.
Lise Iwon
J. Jeffers & Co.
Johnson Financial Group
Dorothy MacVicar
Jan Serr and John Shannon

Bronze Sponsors

Ellen and Joseph Albrecht
Andis Foundation
Susan Boland
Virginia Buhler
Dave’s Wine Garage
Educators Credit Union
Express Employment Professionals
Bill and Debbie Keland
Susan Manalli
Jean and Alex Mandli, Jr.
The Prairie School
Cathy Stanghellin
Twin Disc, Inc.

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