UofL to host annual ceramics sale Dec. 1-2

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    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Handcrafted ceramics by University of Louisville student and faculty artists will be available for purchase just in time for holiday shopping.

    The university’s annual ceramics sale will be 8 a.m.–8 p.m., Fri., Dec. 1 and 10 a.m.–2 p.m., Sat., Dec. 2 in the ceramics studio in the Studio Arts building, 2314 S. Floyd St.

    Many items will be available in the $10-$30 range including plates, mugs, bowls and other tableware. Additional items including large vases, serving bowls and platters also will be available.

    Proceeds from the sale benefit the UofL Hite Art Institute’s Ceramic Arts Organization and help fund free public workshops with visiting artists and student travel to art conferences.

    Public parking for the event is available at the Floyd Street Parking Garage, 2126 S. Floyd St.

    For more information, contact Todd Burns, associate professor of ceramics, at 502-852-6796 or todd.burns@louisville.edu.

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    Niki King Jones is positive she has the best job at the University of Louisville, serving the communication needs of the departments of fine arts and theatre, the School of Music, University Libraries and Alumni – all the fun, creative stuff. Before coming to UofL in 2015, Niki held communication positions in both private and nonprofit sectors in Louisville, Ky., including at Heaven Hill Distilleries and the Jewish Community of Louisville. For 10 years prior, she was a reporter at various newspapers across the country, most recently The Courier-Journal. Niki graduated from the University of Memphis with a BA in journalism and has a masters degree in community and leadership development from the University of Kentucky.