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Terence Hammonds

Listen as Terence Hammonds and Russell Ihrig explore relationships between Hammonds’ The beat, it will always save us! and Russel Wight’s After Dinner Coffee Pot.


Born in 1976, Terence Hammonds earned an MA from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. From 2010–2018 he was a full-time Artist and Director of Artist Outreach for Rookwood Pottery, an institution founded in the 1800s. Hammonds' work is in the permanent collections of the Cincinnati Art Museum, the Summit Hotel and the 21C Museum+ Hotel. Hammonds was one of 103 American artists selected for the State of the Art exhibition at Crystal Bridges, in Bentonville, Arkansas, in 2013. Solo shows have taken place at the IFÖ center in Bromölla, Sweden (2018) and at the following Cincinnati establishments: Weston Art Gallery, Clay Street Press, and Aisle Gallery. He has done residencies at the invitation of The Pottery Workshop in Jingdezhen, China (2016), the IFÖ Center in Bromolla, Sweden (2019), the Cincinnati Art Museum REC (2020) and the Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati (2020).


Submitted September 2020