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art educator

Gary Allan Erickson, American art educator. Grantee Faculty Travel grant, Macalester College, 2006; Visual Artists grant, National Endowment Arts, 1986, Artist Assistance grant, Minnesota State Arts Board, 1999, Ceramic Artist grant, MaKnight Foundation, 1999, Faculty Travel grant, Macalester College, 2002, Faculty-Student Collaboration grant, Freeman Foundation, 2007, Student-faculty fellowship, ASIA Network Freeman Foundation, 2009.

Background

Erickson, Gary Allan was born on December 22, 1955 in Rush City, Minnesota, United States. Son of Lawrence Walter and Wanda Glee Erickson.

Education

Bachelor, Hamline University, St. Paul, 1980. Master of Fine Arts, New York State College Ceramic, Alfred, 1985.

Career

Visiting assistant art professor Macalester College, St. Paul, since 1995. Guest artist Taller Cultural, Santiago, Cuba, 2002—2006, Jingdezhen Sanbao Ceramic Art Institute, Jingdezhen, China, 2005—2009.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Ceramic sculpture, Dualidad, Rhythm, exhibitions include ceramic sculpture Dancing Between the Known and the Magical, Jingdezhen China International Ceramic Exhibition, 2008, Cuba, Minnesota Vinculo, exhibitions include United States of America Clay Smithsonian Renwick Gallery, 2001, Minnesota Vinculo, Santiago de Cuba, 2004.

Membership

Member of National Conference Education Ceramic Arts.

Connections

father:
Lawrence Walter

mother:
Wanda Glee Erickson