Palos Verdes Art Center hosts an art talk and gallery tour of “Water, Earth & Fire” on Wednesday, March 30, 2022 at 10:30am. The walk thru takes place in conjunction with the current exhibition (see below) which is curated by Jo Lauria presented in partnership with Peninsula Seniors’ Bohannon Lecture Series. The talk will be held on the Atrium at PVAC from 10:30am to 11:30am immediately followed by a gallery tour of the exhibition.

The event is free to the public. For those unable to attend in person, the curator talk portion of the event will be simultaneously held on Zoom, followed by Q & A. CLICK HERE to register for Zoom.

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

“Water, Earth & Fire” celebrates 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.

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
When: March 30, 2022, 10:30am