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Artist Shea Burke sitting on a chair at a desk, looking at the camera. Shea is holding one of their coil built clay vessels on their lap, and another vessel is on the desk next to them.

Shea Burke Artist In Residence Lecture

By Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts

Thursday, October 28, 2021 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Artist Shea Burke sitting on a chair at a desk, looking at the camera. Shea is holding one of their coil built clay vessels on their lap, and another vessel is on the desk next to them.

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Thursday, October 28, 2021 5:30pm to 6:30pm

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The Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard presents a series of lectures by 2021-22 Artists In Residence. These lectures will be held via Zoom and are free and open to the public.

Shea Burke is a ceramic artist from Rochester New York. Their work employs the ceramic vessel as a container for thoughts and histories around their Black biracial ancestry. Shea dreams of their role as a future ancestor themself. Shea received their BFA from Alfred University in 2017 and an MFA from School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2021. They were the recipient of a Zenobia Award for a residency at Watershed Ceramics in 2018.

Thursday, October 28, 2021 5:30-6:30 pm Eastern Time on Zoom. Register: https://harvard.zoom.us/j/96114070602?pwd=RFYzQVJQWlcrWlVuWlJjK0JQV3ExQT09

The Artist in Residence Program through the Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard offers dedicated artists the opportunity to involve themselves in research and growth, pushing their art in new directions in a dynamic, urban studio connected to Harvard University. Individuals will have the opportunity to build relevant skills in research, professional development, technical ability, creative problem solving, teaching and community involvement. The 2021-22 Artist In Residence program runs from September 2021 through August 2022. 

https://ofa.fas.harvard.edu/ceramics