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Richland College Announces First Annual Rose Award for Ceramic Innovation Show

Richland College selected ceramicist Amy Halko to judge the first annual Rose Award for Ceramic Innovation (RACI) show. This is a new Dallas Country Community College District (DCCCD) exhibit featuring ceramics and sculpture. The RACI show will be held April 5-18, 2014 at the Janette Kennedy Gallery Southside on Lamar St., Dallas. The reception is April 8 from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Ms. Halko, a successful California ceramicist, will lead a three-day workshop. The workshop will be at Richland College in Fannin Hall, Room F179 on April 7 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., April 8 from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., and April 9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Amy Halko

Amy Halko is a studio potter with a BFA from Bowling Green State University and MFA from The Ohio State University. She currently works out of her studio in northern California. Halko has taught at Southern Methodist University and Eastfield College. Halko and friends established the Dallas Pottery Invitational in Dallas and later the Clay Wood Cloth in California. She is a board member of the Association of Clay and Glass Artists.

Rose Award for Ceramic Innovation

The RACI show will feature works from DCCCD students including ceramics and 3D media. Each entry must be made of twenty percent clay. Innovative functional and sculptural pieces will also be displayed.

The RACI show was established in honor of Richland College Visiting Scholar Jen Rose. The show is funded through a DCCCD foundation grant and by an anonymous donor.

Richland College

Richland College is located at 12800 Abrams Road, Dallas, Texas. Southside on Lamar is located at 1409 S. Lamar St. Dallas, Texas. For more information visit

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