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Studio potter Brenda Lichman of Wichita will have work on display at Barton Community College’s Shafer Art Gallery from Jan. 13 through Feb. 11. Lichman’s ceramics will be available for purchase during the exhibit. She will close the exhibit with a free workshop from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Feb. 11 hosted by the gallery.
This exhibit runs in conjunction with “Quarks, Quirks & Quantum Conundrums,” featuring art by Wayne Conyers.
“Making things is important to me,” she said. “It is the way that I ground myself and connect to people and the world around me.”
Lichman grew up in Brookfield, Wisconsin, where she developed an early interest in art and the handmade object. She received her B.F.A. in ceramics from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire in 1998 and earned her M.F.A. in ceramics with a minor in drawing from the University of North Texas in 2002.
Lichman teaches at Wichita State University’s School of Art, Design & Creative Industries. She coordinates the annual “Empty Bowl” fundraising project with the WSU Ceramics Guild, which benefits the Kansas Food Bank. Lichman believes that we can make a difference in our lives and our communities through art, food and pottery.
Lichman was featured as an “Emerging Artist” by Ceramics Monthly Magazine in May of 2009. Her work has been broadly exhibited across the country in notable exhibitions, such as the “23rd Strictly Functional National” in 2015.
Her work is represented by Red Lodge Clay Center, AKAR, Plinth Gallery & Crimson Laurel Gallery.