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August 12, 2020
 

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Internationally-recognized artist's work in Elzay show

George McCauley exhibit here until Dec. 14

The work of ceramic artist George McCauley is on view now through Dec. 14 at the Elzay Gallery of Art on the ONU campus.

McCauley, a Greek-American potter, has had 30 solo shows and has been included in 300 exhibitions. He has taught and conducted workshops internationally.

He is recipient of four National Endowment for the Arts grants and the prestigious Roy Acuff Chair of Excellence for the Arts at Austin Peay State University. 

His ceramic and sculpture works are included in international collections in 12 countries.

Among the books and periodicals to feature his work are:
• Teapots, 21st Century Ceramics in the United States and Canada
• The Best of Pottery (editions 1 and 2) 
• Contemporary Ceramics 
• Wheel Thrown Ceramics 
• Ceramic Sculpture: Inspiring Techniques 
• Glazes: Materials, Recipes and Techniques
• The International Teapot Exhibition in Shanghai,
   500 Vases and 500 Platters, 500 Teapots.

McCauley maintains a busy workshop and exhibition schedule and producse his own local television show,  "George’s House of Interesting Things” on HCTV, and “GHOC Wednesday Night Videos" on the internet.

The artist has worked with the low income and disabled community for 40 years. His studio is at his home in Helena, Montana, where he makes colorful earthenware pots, high temperature wood firing, earthenware wood firing and narrative sculpture.

Gallery hours
1–4:30 p.m. daily while classes are in session.