Helen Otterson -- Christopher U. Light Lectureship in the Arts
Department of Art & Art History proudly presents a sponsored Christopher U. Light Lectureship
Join Helen for ceramics demos from 9:30-11AM and again from 1:30-3:00PM on Jan 30th in Boliou 46.
Helen Otterson received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Kansas City Art Institute and a Master of Fine Art from the University of Miami. Exhibited throughout the United States and internationally, her work has been published in American Craft Magazine and Ceramic Monthly. Her work can also be found in books such as Cast: Art and Objects Made Using Humanity’s Most Transformational Process, 500 Sculptures, and 500 Figures in Clay. Helen’s ceramic and glass sculptures are part of the permanent collections at the Mulvane Art Museum, Nicolaysen Art Museum, and the Plains Art Museum. Helen was a McKnight Visiting Artist Residency at Northern Clay Center in Minneapolis. She has completed artist residencies at the A.I.R. Vallauris, France, Anderson Ranch Arts Center and most recently the International Ceramic Studio in Kecskemét, Hungary. Helen has taught at universities in North Dakota and Wisconsin and lives and works in Minneapolis.