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OCAC Metals Head Seth Papac in Cranbrook Craft Symposium

January 14, 2019

On Mentorship: Cranbrook Academy of Art Craft Symposium
OCAC Metals Department Head SETH PAPAC

Saturday, February 2 | 10 am–5 PM
deSalle Auditorium; Cranbrook Art Museum


The Cranbrook Academy of Art Ceramics, Fiber, and Metals Artists-in-Residence, Ian McDonald, Mark Newport, and Iris Eichenberg in collaboration with Cranbrook Art Museum and Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research are hosting a symposium featuring alumni from the three departments who have become successful professionals in the fields of craft, art, design and education.

On Mentorship: Cranbrook Academy of Art Craft Symposium will generate dialogue between artists that hold critical practices and mentor the next generation of makers. Marcellus Armstrong (Fiber ’17), Ebitenyefa Baralaye (Ceramics ’16), Emily Culver (Metals ’17), Annica Cuppetelli (Fiber ’08), Sonja Dahl (Fiber ’12), Jovencio de la Paz (Fiber ’12), Shannon Goff (Ceramics ’03), Julia Heineccius (Metals ’12), Thomas Müller (Ceramics ’00), Seth Papac (Metals ’09), Stacy Jo Scott (Ceramics ’12), and Timothy Veske-McMahon (Metals ’13), return to their alma mater to share their varied experiences since graduating through individual lectures.

They will be joined by Glenn Adamson, writer, and curator working across craft, design, and contemporary art. Accompanied by Adamson as Moderator, the artists will take part in group panel discussions to consider the trajectory of arts education and provide insight into the future of the field of craft.

Join this group of emerging and established artists on Saturday, February 2nd, 2019 from 10 AM – 5 PM in the deSalle Auditorium that is housed within the Cranbrook Art Museum. 

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