Blair Meerfeld, a ceramics instructor and department chair at The Art League, is giving a talk this Saturday at the Alexandria Archaeology Museum (on the third floor, directly above The Art League).
“Alexandria Archaeology is pleased to host Blair Meerfeld for a Java Jolt, sponsored by the Friends of Alexandria Archaeology. Blair is a master stoneware potter, as well as the current Ceramics Department Chair at the Art League in Alexandria, Virginia, and partner of Highfield Pottery in Cascade, Maryland. Blair is a lifelong scholar of the stoneware craft and an avid collector of historical stoneware. For his presentation, Blair will be discussing the Germanic influences on early American stoneware craftsmanship. On display will be several historical examples from his personal stoneware collection, as well as specimens from Alexandria Archaeology’s collection.”
The talk is Saturday, May 2, from 10:00 to 11:00 am. Come on out and catch it!