Travis Hinton | Necessary Roughness

October 11, 2019 - February 23, 2020

Visual Arts Center | Shultz Gallery

Experience Travis Hinton’s works in Necessary Roughness (A Historical Blueprint of Wonder) that vary in function and purpose from the daily usage of a cup to an ornamental vase. Each telling a story with its individual composition, intended to communicate a sense of wonder, discovery and balance through form and surface treatment. 

About the Artist

Travis Hinton was raised in Sioux Falls, SD. He attended the University of South Dakota in Vermillion and received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Art Education in 1999. After his graduation from USD, Travis was accepted into the master's degree program in ceramics at the University of Kansas. He received his MFA in Ceramics in 2003. After graduation he began teaching at the Lawrence, KS Art Center and was a visiting artist at Emporia University. In 2004 he moved back to Sioux Falls and continued his teaching profession with the Sioux Falls School District. In addition to his teaching career he has been working as a studio potter, exhibiting his work at studio tours, galleries and museums across the United States. In 2017 Travis relocated his studio in Sioux Falls and he continues to balance his time as a teacher and artist.

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