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Ceramics on Fire: Wayne Ferguson

Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art

386 Beach Boulevard

Biloxi, MS 39530

Phone: (228) 374-5547

Ceramics on Fire: Wayne Ferguson
IP Casino Resort & Spa Exhibitions Gallery
March 6 – June 2, 2018

As a child seven year old WAYNE FERGUSON and his brother, Lemuel, played with modeling clay their mother, Lillian, made from salt, flour and blue food coloring. Wayne has been creating clay objects since and has been a teacher and exhibiting artist for fifty years. He has mentored many clay artists and has been an artist in residence through out Kentucky from Benton to Harlan. Wayne is represented in many collections, most notably the Reverend Al Shands Collection and the Kamm Teapot Collection. He has also worked on several archaeological projects in the Tucson Basin and the Chiricahua Mountains. He has visited the potters of Mata Ortiz Mexico on two occasions as early as 1978. Building and firing Japanese style anagama kilns has been a personal journey since 1974. 

Facility Info
  • Description Meeting space for community clubs and organizations available! It is recommended that meetings be booked at least six weeks in advance. Donations are welcome, of course! The dining room can accommodate approximately 25 people and has a kitchen. The second room holds approximately 15. For a standing group, approximately 50-75 people at a time and there is also the front porch that will handle your special group meeting or event – weather permitting!
  • Number of Rooms 3