Graduate Lecture Series

Ian McDonald
Friday, July 8, 2011 - 6:30pm
San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco,

Ian McDonald is an artist living and working in San Francisco. He has shown in both the United States and Europe, including Rena Bransten Gallery, aov Gallery, and Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco and The New Wight Gallery at UCLA in Los Angeles. European venues include Nieuwe Vide Gallery, Holland; Sophienholm Exhibition Hall, Copenhagen, Denmark; and the Svendborg Kunstingbygning Museum, Denmark. In 2007 he was awarded the "Premio Faenza" from the Museo Internazionale della Ceramiche in Faenza, Italy. He has completed residencies at the European Ceramic Workcenter in Holland, the Museum of International Ceramics in Denmark and the de Young Museum in San Francisco. In 2011 he will have solo exhibitions at Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, and Playmountain in Tokyo, Japan. He is currently on the faculty at the San Francisco Art Institute in the Sculpture/Ceramics Department and the Center for Contemporary Practice. He is represented by Rena Bransten Gallery in San Francisco.