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Friday, October 03, 2008

Raku Artist Ramon Camarillo Speaks at SU October 8

Ramon CamarilloSALISBURY, MD---Visiting artist Ramon Camarillo speaks about the Japanese art of Raku pottery 6 p.m. Wednesday, October 8, in Fulton Hall Room 111 of Salisbury University.

A native of Hawaii, Camarillo has been working with Raku—intensely fired and sand-baked pottery—for more than 30 years and has been exhibited internationally. Recent exhibits include displays at the U.S. Embassy in Bangladesh; the Aberystwyth Arts Center in Wales, England; and Raku Ho’olaule’a in Waimanalo, HI, where he earned an honorable mention for his piece “Velvet Fog.”

Sponsored by the SU Art Department, his talk is free and the public is invited. For more information call Karen Bearman at 410-221-1015, e-mail, or call the Art Department at 410-543-6270.

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