Palos Verdes Art Center / Beverly G. Alpay Center for Arts Education presents “Water, Earth & Fire,” an exhibition celebrating ceramics as a powerful creative force and expressive mode of communication. The show officially opened on February 12, 2022, but the artist reception took place on February 26, 2022. There is still time to see the exhibition – it runs through April 16, 2022. In accordance with PVAC policy, masks and proof of vaccination are required when visiting the arts center.

Tricia McGuigan, Floats: Yellow, 2021, 4.5 x 17 x 14 inches. Porcelain, carved, layered slips, glaze

Guest curator Jo Lauria continues PVAC’s 90-year tradition of presenting significant contemporary art by assembling innovative works by leading Southern California artists that address the theme of WATER in its many manifestations and mythologies. In an additional gallery, PVAC honors the legacy of the ceramics studio established in the late 1960s by showcasing the talented artists associated with the program, former and current instructors, and workshop leaders, many achieving international acclaim. “Water, Earth & Fire” includes 110 artworks by 39 artists.

On view: February 12 – April 16, 2022; CLICK HERE to find out about Covid protocols, and mandatory masks and vaccination.

What: “Water, Earth & Fire,” Group Exhibition
Where: Palos Verdes Art Center, 5504 W. Crestridge Road, Rancho Palos Verdes, 90275