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Master Class with Jesse Albrecht

Sat, Feb 18
10am - 3pm

MOCA Members $60 | Non-members $75

Description: Join exhibiting artist Jesse Albrecht for a Master Class inspired by his artistic viewpoint and process as part of the Mindful: Exploring Mental Health Through Art exhibition. This unique and personal experience is a fabulous way for participants to have one-on-one interaction with a contemporary artist. This workshop will explore surface decoration and underglazes using a painterly approach and wheel throwing. Albrecht will also speak on addressing contemporary and social issues through art.


Jesse Albrecht was born in a small town in Wisconsin. Drawn by the lure of family war stories, Albrecht joined the National Guard at the age of 19. He received his BFA in ceramics at the University of Wisconsin at Eau Claire. In 2000 he moved to Iowa City, Iowa, to pursue his MFA in ceramics at the University of Iowa. While halfway through his MFA, Albrecht was deployed to Iraq with A Co 109th Area Support Medical Battalion and attached to the101st Airborn Division as an emergency medicine Non Commissioned Officer. Currently, the artist lives in Bozeman Montana. His work analyzes the historical, cultural, ethical, and contemporary aspects of war.

ARTIST TALK with Jesse Albrecht on Thu, Feb 16

For questions or to make reservations and ticket purchases by phone, please call 757-425-0000x310 to reach Visitor Services.

Jesse Albrecht, Family Tradition, 2015, Earthenware