Faculty member to exhibit at Museum of Nebraska Art

Ceramic piece by Anita PowellBethany College Associate Professor of Art Anita Powell will display artwork at the “Art of Living” exhibition at the Museum of Nebraska Art (MONA) in Kearney, Neb., from Oct. 5 to Jan. 27.

Four of Powell’s ceramics will be displayed, including her “Easy to Understand Illustrations” suite entitled “Cutting,” “Sewing,” and “Ironing.” The fourth piece is also part of her “Garden” suite entitled “Blue.”Anita PowellPowell began last fall as associate professor of art in art education and ceramics. She has over 20 years of experience, having taught at Gustavus Adolphus College, University of Southern Indiana, Lynchburg College, Stephen F. Austin State University, and Ball State University. Her work has been featured in over 60 exhibitions across the country and in numerous publications, including the Minneapolis Star Tribune, Chicago Sun Times, Ceramics Monthly magazine, and Ceramics: Art and Perception magazine. Powell has also published her own articles in the Newsletter and Journal of the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA). In addition, Powell has participated in a multitude of workshops and residencies in Florida, Kentucky, Indiana, Texas, Minnesota, and Oregon.

Powell came to Bethany from Oakland City University, where she taught drawing. Powell has most recently exhibited at the National Ceramics Invitational Exhibition at the University of Saint Francis in Fort Wayne, Ind. Powell earned her Master of Fine Art in ceramics at Southern Illinois University and her Bachelor of Fine Arts in ceramics and K-12 certification from the University of Nebraska.

Caption: Anita Powell, Bethany College associate professor of art, will display artwork at the “Art of Living” exhibition at the Museum of Nebraska Art (MONA) in Kearney, Neb., from Oct. 5 to Jan. 27.