Contemporary ceramic artwork featured in Cloyde Snook Gallery


Pictured, ceramic art by Israel Davis.

The Adams State University Art Department proudly presents Compelling Surfaces, an exhibition in the Cloyde Snook Gallery from January 14 through January 31. This exhibition highlights contemporary ceramic artwork created by artists who use innovative surface treatment techniques to enhance their forms. The artists include Kurt Anderson, Jeff Campana, Israel Davis, Brian Dieterle, Andrew Gilliatt, Brian Jones, Lauren Kale, Megan Mitchell, Courtney Murphy, Kristin Pavelka, and Shawn Spangler.

Jenny Gawronski, assistant professor of ceramics, curated the exhibit and will present a public lecture from 4 p.m. until 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18, in room 227 of the Art Building, an opening reception from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m., will follow. The exhibition and lecture are free and open to the public.

For information, please contact Gawronski at For gallery information, contact Eugene Schilling, gallery director and interim department chair at 719-587-7301 or; or Cheryl Ravens, Art Department assistant at 719-587-7823 or