Maki-Gill’s ‘H1N1’ on display in Baltimore

Sierra College staffer earns spot in nationally juried ceramics exhibition
By: Staff report
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Sierra College congratulates local sculptor and staffer Anthony Maki-Gill for earning a place in a nationally juried ceramic exhibition in Baltimore, Md. His work, “H1N1,” is on display in “Artifacts from the Inferno: Contemporary Wood-fired Ceramics,” juried by Jack Troy and open from Oct. 5 through Nov. 9.

Employed at Sierra College for the last 16 years, Maki-Gill provides technical support for the applied art and design and fine arts programs. He is the co-founder of the ARTS building in Auburn and the Auburn Art Walk. He has an art studio in Auburn, where he works and teaches pottery classes.

Maki-Gill is a nationally recognized sculptor. His work has been included in the 4th Contemporary Clay Biennial 2012, presented by the Western Colorado Center For The Arts, the prestigious “Kingsley Exhibition” at the Sacramento Crocker Art Museum, Lincoln “Feats of Clay” and San Angelo Museum International Biennial Ceramics Exhibition. His public work can be seen at the Granite Bay Library, Auburn Historic Courthouse museum and Roseville’s Fat’s restaurant.

Juror Troy is a world renowned potter, teacher and writer from Huntingdon, Pa., where he taught at Juniata College for 39 years, and has taught more than 220 workshops in the U.S., Canada, New Zealand, Australia, Great Britain and other countries.

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