Virginia Rood Pates Ceramics Exhibition at Annandale

Virginia Rood Pates
Virginia Rood Pates in front of one of the CM exhibition display cases with her ceramics.

You are invited to an art exhibition of ceramics by Virginia Rood Pates at the Annandale Campus, CM Building in the upper level hallway. Exhibit details are:

Dirty Clay: 2008-2012

Biloxi, Mississippi
Santa Rosalia and Punto Chivato, Baja California Sur, Mexico
Sedona, Jerome, Clarkdale & Oracle, Arizona

The pieces on exhibit were produced over a four-year period in Mississippi,the Southwest and Mexico. The wheel-thrown pieces are all cylindrical, but varied by the drying process and the intentional introduction of contamination from dirt and debris.

Pates joined the Annandale art faculty this fall, having previously taught at Yavapai College in Clarkdale, Arizona. She holds a master of fine arts degree from the University of Wales, U.K., and a bachelor of fine arts from Mississippi State University.

The show will run through October 19.

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