We are delighted to announce that Jessica Sallay-Carrington, a ceramic artist currently residing in Montreal, will be returning to Parrsboro on a Nonesuch Artist’s Residency in February 2016.
During her stay in Parrsboro Jessica will create new work focussed upon questions such as how body hair relates to gender in modern western culture and similar explorations of the female form that contradict stereotypes and preconceived ideas about gender and body image.
Jessica is the recipient of a 2016 Nonesuch Fellowship for Ceramics, Sculpture, and Stonework. The fellowship will provide for half the residency fees and includes an offer to purchase a new piece of Jessica’s work for the Nonesuch Collection.
In 2015, Main & Station hosted an exhibit of the work Jessica created during Continue reading →
Jessica Sallay-Carrington, a ceramic artist currently residing in Montreal, will be coming to Parrsboro for a 4-week Nonesuch Artist’s Residency in May- June 2015. While here, Sallay-Carrington will give an artist’s talk, have an exhibit, and teach a workshop. She has been working in ceramics since she was 8 years old. She studied at Emily Carr University and then, to broaden her scope, she moved to Montreal where she completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts at Concordia University. Exhibited in more than a dozen group shows, she had her first Solo Exhibition, Faunacloset, in 2014 at Montreal’s Mouseprint Gallery.