Visiting artist | Ebi Baralaye
The Ceramics department welcomes artist, alum and Internet sensation Ebitenyefa Baralaye 06 CR, who will present a wheel-throwing demo in the Metcalf Building. Baralaye is a ceramicist, sculptor and designer whose work explores cultural, spiritual and material translations of form/objects, text and symbols interpreted through a diaspora lens and abstracted around the aesthetics of craft and design. He received a BFA in Ceramics from RISD and an MFA from the Cranbrook Academy of Art. Baralaye was an Emerging Artists Program recipient at the Museum of the African Diaspora in 2017 and an AICAD teaching fellow at the San Francisco Art Institute from 2016–18. He is currently an assistant professor at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit.
Thursday, October 28 at 4:00pm
Metcalf Building, room 314
7 North Main Street, Providence, RI