OSA Artist-in-residence Dr. Martie Geiger-Ho will be giving an artist talk on Wednesday, May 29 at noon in the library! Please join us for this free event
Martie Geiger-Ho earned a Ph.D. in fine arts interdisciplinary at Texas Tech University, Texas, August 2003. Her dissertation “Pathways of Transmission: Investigating the Influence of Chinese Kiln God Worship and Mythology on Kiln God Concepts and Rituals as Observed by American Ceramists” is an ethnographic study of the worship practices associated with the ceramics industry in Jingdezhen, China. In 1994 she received her M.F.A. in ceramics and painting from Texas Tech University and an M.A. in ceramics and sculpture from the University of New Mexico in 1987. She began her art career as an arts and crafts specialist in the United States Army (1974-77). Prior to becoming a full-time artist, Geiger-Ho work as assistant professor of art and taught ceramics, sculpture, mixed media, painting, design, and art history at the University of Brunei Darussalam (2012-18), University of Pittsburgh at Bradford (2009-11, 2003-07), Hong Kong Baptist University (2007-09), Mississippi University for Women (2001-03), Hong Kong Polytechnic University (1998), Chinese University of Hong Kong (1998-99), City University of Hong Kong (1998), The Pottery Workshop (1997-98), Hong Kong Museum of Art (1997-98), I-Kiln Studio (1997-99), Chautauqua School of Art (1995-96), and Gustavus Adolphus College (1995-96).