This recent series of idiosyncratic sculpture and painting by Jim Shrosbree continues the artist’s ongoing investigation and use of abstraction to permeate humanistic experience. The title infers a set of actions that are both playful and vital, consciously defining and alerting us to their call.
Curated by Paul Kotula
This exhibition is part of CLAYTOPIA, the 53rd annual conference for NCECA (National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts) happening March 27–30, 2019 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
2017-2018 Pollock-Krasner Foundation grantee, Jim Shrosbree, just completed a third artist residency at Yaddo. He is noted for his sculpture, painting and works on paper. They have been exhibited nationally and internationally and his work is included in such collections as Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Detroit Institute of Art, Daum Museum of Contemporary Art, Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, Des Moines Art Center, Mint Museum and University of Iowa Museum of Art. In addition to his most recent award and residency fellowship are those from the National Endowment for the Arts, Iowa Arts Council, Idaho Arts and Humanities Commission, MacDowell Colony and Watershed Center for Ceramic Art. Shrosbree earned his MFA in Ceramics at University of Montana. He is Professor of Art at Maharishi University, Fairfield, Iowa.