April 3 – 7, 2017
Nick DeVries has been working in ceramics for the past 14 years. He studied at St Johns University where, in 2001, he finished a Bachelors Degree in Art, with a concentration in painting and ceramics. Since his college years Nick has worked as a production potter for a Minneapolis based pottery, taught courses at the Edina Art Center and Northern Clay Center, and has pursued his own studio ceramic work. In 2016 he moved his home and studio from Minneapolis to central MN to the town of Brainerd where he has set up his new studio.
DeVries’ work is featured in the Resident Ceramic Artists Exhibition: Megan Mitchell and Nick Devries, on view March 6 – May 31, 2017 in the Creativity Gallery inside the Center for Creativity.
Resident Artist Series: Thrown & Altered Ceramics & the Building Blocks of Design
Two-day class: Monday & Wednesday, April 3 & 5 • 6 – 9 PM
Nick Devries will focus on demonstrating techniques of thrown and altered ceramics with an emphasis on being mindful of the building blocks of design in order to create work that has a clearer sense of purpose and voice.
Gallery Talk: Nick DeVries
Thursday, April 6, 6 – 7 PM
Join us for a gallery talk with artists in residence Nick DeVries. Free & open to the public.