Bryan Cera​

Assistant Professor in Object Making and Emergent Technologies

Alberta University of the Arts

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March 27, 2020

Talk and Demo: 'Computation and Clay' @ NCECA 2020

I'll be presenting my research in Computation and Clay at NCECA 2020 in Richmond, Virginia. I will also be giving a demonstration in parametric design for deposition modelling, featuring "CeraStruder", my open-source clay extrusion system.

Conference info here.

February 27, 2020

Opening: The Trajectory Series @ Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum

As part of the group exhibition, The Trajectory Series, I'll be exhibiting selections from my Procedural Vessels series, along with prototype hardware and electronics from my open-source research in ceramic 3D printing. @ Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum, Milwaukee, WI

Event info here.

February 6, 2020

Artist Talk @ Eastern Michigan University

I'll be giving an artist talk at Eastern Michigan University.

More info coming soon!

September 18, 2019

Talk: Computation and Clay @ NICKLE GALLERIES

I'll be presenting three years of research in Computation and Clay, as part of University of Calgary's Campus Collisions at the Nickle.

More info here.

May 16, 2019

Bright Nights: Craft and Technology @ CSpace

I'll be presenting on Craft and Technology as part of Alberta Craft Council's Bright Night series. At CSpace King Edwards.

More info here.

March 28, 2019

Opening: Alternate Endings 2

My collaborative work with Martina Lantin will be on exhibition at the University of Minnesota's Architecture & Landscape Architecture Library Gallery. This is in conjunction with NCECA 2019 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

More info here.

March 21, 2019

Talk and Workshop at University of Northern Colorado

I'm giving a public talk and electronics workshop at the University of Northern Colorado.

More info here.

January 10, 2019

Opening: Public Domain: 2019

Chess with Mustaches will be featured as part of Public Domain: 2019 at the University of Virginia Library.

More info here.

October 17, 2018

Opening: Tempered Transformation

My work will be featured as part of the group exhibition, Tempered Transformations, at the ATB Gallery for Arts + Culture, Calgary, AB.

More info here.

September 28 & 28, 2018

Maker Faire Milwaukee

This fall I will be showing my latest ceramic 3d printer design and giving a public demonstration on parametric deposition modelling at Maker Faire Milwaukee.

 

More information here.

FREE

June 7th, 2018

Opening: Rethinking Affordance

My work will be featured as part of the Rethining Affordance group exhibition at Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart, Germany.  Curated by Ashley Scarlett & Martin Zeilinger.

More info here.

February 8th, 2018

Opening: Volte-Face - Solo Exhibition

This solo exhibition features a collection of ceramic 3D-printed sculptures and UV plotter drawings. At the Fine Arts Center Gallery at Sierra Nevada College.

More info here.

Janurary 5th, 2018

Opening: Art+Tech

I will be exhibiting two digital prints, as well as several ceramic 3D prints, at Art+Tech at the Var Gallery in Milwaukee.

More info here.

June 30th, 2017

Opening: Les Répliques

Chess With Mustaches will be included in the "Les Répliques: Art and copy around Olivier Mosset's collection" exhibition at the Museum of fine arts of La Chaux-de-Fonds in Switzerland.

October 28 & 29, 2017

Maker Faire Calgary

I'll be exhibiting my latest work in ceramic 3D printing, including my custom built large-format ceramic 3d printer!

More info here.

Free

5/25/2016 - 5/29/2016

Opening: Assimilation

I was invited to participate in Assimilation, an exhibition of artists working in art and technology, hosted at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's Kenilworth Square East Gallery. I will be exhibiting three new works.

 

More info here.

 

Free!

5/27/2016 - 5/28/2016

Paper Circuits Workshop

As part of the ZOOM Milwaukee conference I'll be hosting a two-day workshop.  This workshop will feature using paper, copper foil tape, and the ATTINY85 microcontroller to create low-profile and flexible circuits for creative electronics projects.

 

More info here.


 

9/26 - 9/27/2015

Maker Faire Milwaukee

This fall I will be exhibiting two new interactive insallations as part of Maker Faire Milwaukee.

 

More information here.

 

FREE

4/25/2015

Dorkbot Chicago

I'll be giving a talk, along with artist Yaloopop at Dorkbot Chicago.

 

Event starts at 7:30pm on Saturday.

 

More info here.

 

FREE

1/26/2015

Opening: Interface @ UWM Union Gallery

I'll be part of a group exhibition at the UW-Milwaukee Union Gallery from Jan 26-Feb 20, 2015. 

Opening Reception: Friday, January 30, 5-8pm (Gallery Talk at 6pm)
Artist Panel Discussion: Thursday, February 12, 6:30pm

 

Event info here.
 

FREE

12/12/2014

Live Video Performance @ Polish Falcons

I'll be collaborating with BREAD MOTHERS as part of the Canopies album release show.

 

Event info here.

$8.00

12/4/2014

Islands of Brilliance Holiday Fundraiser @ Translator

Holiday Fundraiser for Islands of Brilliance and will feature a talk-back by four recent TEDx Milwaukee presenters: Mark Fairbanks, Nathaniel Stern, Bryan Cera and Sara Santiago.

 

Event info here.

Suggested Donation $10.00

10/30/2014 @6:30 p.m.

Vital Tech Panel Discussion @ MIAD

In conjunction with their exhibition at MIAD, Bryan Cera and Nathaniel Stern are joined by Marisa Olson and Jennifer Chan for a Panel Discussion, moderated by Jennifer Johung.

 

Event info here.

FREE

10/24/2014 @5pm-7pm

Opening: Art Faculty Exhibition @Stritch

Cardinal Stritch University Department of Visual Art's biannual faculty exhibition.  Works by Tim Abler, Steve Sellars, Sarah Nitschke, Bryan Cera, Shana McCaw & Brent Budsberg, Maureen Chavez-Kruger, Emily Belknap, Kat Hustedde.

 

Event info here.

FREE

10/17/2014 @5pm-9pm

Opening: Vital Technology @MIAD

A duo exhibition at MIAD in Milwaukee, WI.  Vital Technology showcases interactive and digital media-based works by artists Bryan Cera and Nathaniel Stern.

 

Event info here.

 

FREE

9/27/2014 @1pm-7pm

TEDxUWMilwaukee @UWM ACL

As part of UWMilwaukee's first TEDx event, I'll be giving a talk on art, science and useless machines!

 

Event info here.

 

$ 20.00

7/5/2014

Artist Talk @ Xin Che Jian

I'll be giving an artist talk at XinCheJian, Shanghai's most popular hackerspace! Come hear about current projects coming out of my studio and classrooms.

 

Address:

Xin Che Jian

28 YuYuan East Rd

Shanghai, China

 

FREE

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