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JD Jorgenson: Time and Place

JD's clay work focuses on three components: time, place and material. Jorgenson's work uses native clay, wood firings, as well as techniques learned during his apprenticeship at The Saint John's Pottery Studio combined with current approaches.

Artist Statement:

I deeply believe that working with native clay, cultivates conversations and relationships between the material and others.  I strive in my process to understand the material for what it is through its strengths and limitations.  There are stones, feldspar, and other minerals in the clays that make themselves known through the making and firing process, which I believe adds beauty. My work is often a reflection of the source material. The true beauty is the clay itself, unglazed and raw interacting with fire, charcoal, and atmosphere in the kiln.

Image above by Jill Dubbeldee Kuhn.
Header image by Nick Campbell of Steve Diamond Elements

June 2, 2016 - October 17, 2016
Alice R. Rogers Gallery & Target Gallery, SJU

Artist Reception

Thursday, October 13 from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Artist Talk: 6:00 p.m.

SJU Gallery Information

Alice R. Rogers
and Target Galleries
Saint John's Art Center, SJU

Summer Gallery hours:

Monday - Friday: Noon - 4:00 p.m.

For more information about exhibitions
in the SJU Galleries, call 320-363-2701.

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