Ceramics by Lubbock artists now on display at Midland College

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Ceramic works by James C. Watkins are now on display in the McCormick Allison Fine Arts Building at Midland College. midland.edu/gallery.

Ceramic pieces by Lubbock-based artist James C. Watkins are now on display until Feb. 11 at Midland College’s Allison Fine Arts Building McCormick Gallery, according to a news release.

Watkins was born in Louisville, Kentucky, in 1951. He grew up on a farm in Athens, Alabama. He has been working with clay for 40 years in Lubbock.

Watkins is known for its large-scale double-walled ceramic vessels and laser-cut porcelain substrate tiles. There will be a special presentation by Watkins in room 138 of the Allison Fine Arts Building from 6 to 8:45 p.m. on February 2. The public is also invited to a reception to view the works from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on the same day. Watkins will hold free demos from 10 a.m. to noon, 1 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. on February 1 and from 10 a.m. to noon and then 1 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. on February 2. The McCormick Gallery is open 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday.

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