“Tiny Cameras” and “Current Clay” come to Bliss Gallery

October 11, 2013  |  
Photos from Two-Dimensional Design classes taught by Claudia Berlinski, YSU art professor, are part of "Tiny Cameras, Tiny Pictures" exhibit in Bliss Gallery.

Photos from Two-Dimensional Design classes taught by Claudia Berlinski, YSU art professor, are part of “Tiny Cameras, Tiny Pictures” exhibit in Bliss Gallery.

Two exhibits – “Current Clay” and “Tiny Cameras, Tiny Pictures” – will be featured this fall in the Bliss Gallery on the second floor of Bliss Hall on the campus of Youngstown State University.

  • “Tiny Cameras, Tiny Pictures,” which runs through Oct. 25, is a nationally-juried photo competition featuring photographs by 14 artists whose source for taking photographs was a cell phone camera. The exhibit is sponsored by Ochosi Editions of Chicago. The competition was juried by internationally recognized photographer/writer John Sevigny. Winners were selected from Illinois, California, Georgia, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania and Guatemala. The
    Current Clay

    This piece by YSU student Hector Gonzalez will be part of the “Current Clay” exhibit in the Bliss Gallery, opening Oct. 28.

    exhibition has been shown previously at Benedictine University in Illinois and will travel to Central America later this fall. Claudia Berlinski, YSU art professor, will include in the exhibit cell phone photographs taken by students enrolled in Two-Dimensional Design classes at YSU. For more information, contact Berlinski at caberlinski@ysu.edu or call 330-941-3627.

  • “Current Clay,” which runs Oct. 28 to Nov. 8, is a collection of ceramic artwork created by YSU students taking Ceramic Art courses, taught by Professor Missy McCormick. The work includes unique and innovative solutions to project assignments from Introduction to Ceramics, Intermediate Ceramics, and independent proposals from all levels of Advanced Ceramics, as well as an experimental collaborative assignment at the intro level. A reception will be held 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, in the Gallery. For more information, contact Missy McCormick at mmccormick@ysu.edu or call 330-941-3701.
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