Crystal Bridges Event Calendar
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art offers a wide range of activities for all ages and interests.
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Spotlight Talk » Demonstration and Talk with Artist Steven Young Lee
Tune into this special demonstration and talk with Crafting America artist Steven Young Lee for a chance to see his process in action and ask him questions. Lee will be present in his studio, giving you a close look at his process as a ceramic artist and discussing his collision of influences, unique forms, and current works.
This program is included as a part of the Northwest Arkansas Community College Spring Arts and Culture festival, a multi-day, interdisciplinary festival that brings together artists, academics, intellectuals, performers, and others to reflect on an annual theme. You can find more information about the festival at Spring Arts & Culture Festival.
Free. Register online or by calling Guest Services at 479.657.2335 to join via Zoom webinar. Once registered, you’ll receive a link to join the Zoom meeting in your ticket confirmation email.
You can also tune in on our Facebook page.
Steven Young Lee has been the resident artist director of the Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts in Helena, Montana since 2006. In 2004-’05, he lectured and taught at numerous universities throughout China as part of a one-year cultural and educational exchange in Jingdezhen, Shanghai and Beijing. In 2005-06 he was a visiting professor at Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design in Vancouver BC.
Steven has lectured extensively in North America and Asia. In March 2013 he participated on a panel, “Americans in the Porcelain City,” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. In 2013, he was one of several international artists invited to participate in “New Blue and White,” an exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston that featured contemporary artists working in the blue-and-white tradition of ceramic production. In the fall of 2016 his work will be featured as part of the Renwick Invitational at the Smithsonian Museum in Washington DC.