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Join JM Gallery Saturday, April 22, from 5 until 8 for our opening reception featuring ceramicist Linda Gossett.
JM Gallery is pleased to present a collection of porcelain assemblages by Linda Gossett. Starting with a curious cache of found objects, Linda recasts and playfully reassembles her material into talismanic figurines that appear both familiar and absurd. Mass-produced, plaster tchotchkes become refined collectibles in the style of 18th-century European ceramics—refined but nonsensical, as hands emerge from birds’ breasts, shoes grow out of a duck’s head on a deer’s body, and children’s legs run away with an eagle. This is an imagery of contrast meant to challenge our preconceptions. Where we normally expect to see cheap plaster knickknacks, we see light, fragile porcelain; but then, where we expect to see elegant subjects, we see new forms of absurdity and incongruity. With such contrasts, Linda questions cultural values—what do we value, what do we desire, and where does the desire for possession enter the conversation? As she explains, “I offer my art as a springboard for the imagination.”
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Hope you’ll be able to join us for the ‘s Spring Gallery Night Sale at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center.
March 25th, 10 am until 9 pm that evening
Remember, Gallery Night crowds are fairly large, so if you want to avoid the crush come early to do your shopping.
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Talavera and Ceramic Connections: East Asia, West Asia, and the Americas
at The Crow Collection of Asian Art, and The Dallas Museum of Art • All Day: Public $40, Members $30, Students and Educators $20, Morning Session Only: $15
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Pablo Picasso: Ceramics
THE ARLINGTON MUSEUM OF ART TO HOST AN EXHIBITION OF CERAMICS BY RENOWNED ARTIST PABLO PICASSO
Arlington, TX – The Arlington Museum of Art proudly announces its winter blockbuster exhibit, Pablo Picasso: Ceramics, featuring over 40 ceramics by renowned artist Pablo Picasso. The exhibit will be on display from November 12, 2016 through February 12, 2017. An opening reception for exhibit sponsors,
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The Small Gallery is honored to host an installation by Anna Crowley Ford.
Opening November 19th, 6-9pm.
Anna Crowley Ford’s installation consists of over 50 handmade ceramic heads in her own likeness. Each describes a different feeling or experience that she has when she is attacked by migraines. She has beautiful photographs of herself along with her story. The exhibit will include a video that she has made of herself doing simple tasks while experiencing these migraine headaches. There is a meter that goes with each vignette that tracks The escalation of her pain and nausea as she performs these tasks.
It is a beautiful and important work of art. Since so many people suffer from migraine headaches and other debilitating situations I believe as many people as possible should have an opportunity to see this exhibit.
Anna Crowley Ford artist statement: I use my personal experience with chronic migraines and headaches to create work that speaks to larger issues of pain, isolation, mental health, and chronic illness. Using materials such as clay, video, treatment-related documents, and other medical objects I illuminate social and livelihood impacts of a chronic illness (unemployment, deterioration of friendships, dependence on others) and expound upon the sensory experiences (changes in vision, hearing, dizziness, the location and texture of pain) that occur with migraines. I strive to inform my audience and to raise awareness of disorders that are not readily visible to the outside observer.
Chronic illnesses create a vicious cycle: pain, unemployment, and expensive medical treatments. With over 30 million people affected by migraines alone, a dialogue needs to be established, stigmas removed.
My work creates a narrative to reveal the far-reaching effects of these disorders. By exploring these social, environmental, and sensory impacts of chronic headaches, migraines, and their treatments, I strive to break stigmas and to engage in a conversation about the effects of these disorders.
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Join JM Gallery Saturday, November 5th from 5 until 8 for an opening reception featuring work from Jay Bailey, Doug Gray, and Susan Perkins.
Jay Bailey, Doug Gray, and Susan Perkins work in different mediums, but they share a powerful aesthetic and vision. Each expresses volumes with just a few simple gestures. The vision they express with those gestures is one of hope in a world where people too often feel threatened and alone.
In Jay’s paintings and drawings, line and color coalesce into uneasy, conflicted figures that we see as embodiments of the “other” but also as reflections of ourselves—despite perceived differences, the human condition is shared.
Doug creates dramatic narratives in ceramics, using abstract avian forms to express the power of human connection in the face of anxiety and the unknown.
And Susan weaves fiber and paper into clean, calligraphic forms that both represent and embody the interconnected nature of our community; a community that is at once beautiful and damaged, yet inextricably bound together. We invite you to come enjoy the works of Jay, Doug, and Susan and to share with us in their vision.
ABOUT JM GALLERY // JM Gallery offers works of art on paper and sculptural forms that engage both the eye and the mind. The gallery promotes artists who create smart, visually compelling work and showcases their art in a space that is inviting and accessible. JM Gallery is committed to working closely with artists as they develop their work and careers and to developing lasting relationships with collectors. In collaboration with area schools and non-profits, they enrich the creative community by teaching artists and collectors about navigating the complex world of art.
Our mailing address is:
1722 Routh Street
Dallas, Tx 75201
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2017 University of Dallas Regional Juried Ceramic Competition
Phone: (972) 721-5319 or (972) 721-5316 Fax: (972) 721-4119 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Call for Entries
The University of Dallas invites you to participate in a juried ceramic competition featuring artists living in the central south region of the United States. Please share this information with ceramic artists you think might be interested in this important opportunity.
Internationally recognized ceramic artist Virginia (Ginny) Marsh will be selecting artists for the 2017 University of Dallas Regional Juried Ceramic Competition. From a selected field of artists, Virginia will issue distinctions of “Awards of Merit” and present two deserving artists with “Best of Show” awards. Solo exhibitions will be scheduled in the following academic year for the “Best of Show” award winners.
This show is open to ceramic artists over the age of 18 who currently reside in the states of Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. Submitted functional or sculptural works must use clay as the dominant material and must have been created within the past two years.
The Application deadline for entering this show is November 18, 2016.
To access this year’s prospectus, view the show history, and apply online, please use the following link:
Location: Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery, University of Dallas, Irving TX
November 18, 2016
December 1, 2016
Notification of acceptance (via e-mail)
December 17, 2016
Deadline for receipt of accepted work
Jan. 18 – March 13, 2017 Exhibition open to public
February 13, 2017
Juror lecture presentation
February 13, 2017
Artists and juror reception
Show travels to the Wichita Falls Museum of Art
2 Eureka Cir,
Wichita Falls, TX 76308
May 15, 2017
Return of artwork
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TWU’s MFA students will open their studios to the public from 11am to 2pm on Tuesday, October 18th.
Location: Patio Building, Courtyard – Directions to the Fine Arts Building
Come see the space and meet the artists. Lunch provided!
For more about the TWU Visual Arts program: http://www.twu.edu/visual-arts
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October 6 – 29, 2016
Opening Reception: Saturday, October 8, 5-8 pm
Cristina Sanchez – http://www.cristinasanchezgallery.com/
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TVAA Downtown Gallery
October 3 – 31, 2016
Clay – A Tribute to Toby Wallace
Reception, Oct. 23, 2-4pm
“Clay – A Tribute to Toby Wallace” honors the late Toby Wallace, long-time TVAA Gallery Committee member and, at the time of his death, the interim president of the Texas Visual Arts Association.
This exhibition features many of his clay pots, as well as works in clay by Elizabeth Bentley, Nick Bourgeois, Chienhui Bryant, Linda Chidsey, Karen Frances, Tina Weger Hawley, Amy Henson, Ginny Marsh, Hamutal Michaeli, Greg Nelsen, Saduman Ozturk, Nishu Sinha, Sushmita Saini, and Marcelle Trammell.
Please join the artists for the reception on Sunday, October 23rd from 2 to 4 in the afternoon. Show runs through October 31st. TVAA Downtown Gallery, Plaza of the Americas, Suite G207, 700 N Pearl, Dallas, TX 75201. Free and open to the public. http://tvaa.org
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Call for Art
TVAA Downtown Gallery
Clay – A Tribute to Toby Wallace
October 3 – 31, 2016
The late Toby Wallace was an integral part of the team at the TVAA Downtown Gallery, and at the time of his unexpected death, was the interim President of the Texas Visual Arts Association. Toby was a clay artist who continually strove to create new designs and new glazes for the pots he created, His work has been and continues to be one of our best selling items at the Gallery. This show is a tribute to his work as a clay artist and his contribution to the Gallery. We invite all artists who work with clay to submit for this show. We are looking for work that can be wall-mounted or is free-standing as well as work that is best displayed on pedestals.
Please submit up to three entries (jpgs at 72 dpi and no longer than 1800 pixels on longest side) to Curator Jan Partin by September 20th at firstname.lastname@example.org. More than one image per piece may be submitted if needed to show details of work.
Reception Sunday, Oct. 23 from 2-4pm.
TVAA Downtown Gallery Plaza of the Americas Suite G207 Box 347 700 N Pearl Street Dallas, Texas 75201 469-569-4580 http://tvaa.org
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Brazos Gallery and HFPA present the opening of the exhibition INTENSITY by artist Du Chau.
The exhibition opens Monday August 22nd and will be open to the public through September 16th. There will be a reception Wednesday September 7th from 12-1pm,
Gallery Hours M-F 10a-4pm
Du Chau was born in Vietnam and came to the United States in 1981.Having pursued a medical career in pathology, he took a sabbatical to pursue a BFA and MFA at the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University.He lives and works in Dallas, Texas. He has exhibited his work throughout the United States including San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts and Amarillo Museum of Arts. Du Chau’s works are in the collections of the Schein-Joseph International Museum of Ceramic Art, the Dallas County Community College District Service Center, Mountain View College and Brookhaven College.
Porcelain is the foundation of my work, combined with wire elements to create a quiet and contemplative charged space. My current artworks evoke childhood memories and repetitive daily activities involving knowledge and contemplation. I commit to the same activity to visualize different parts of myself. I am passionate about duplicating forms using mold making and slip casting technique. This process reveals my fascination with clay replication with subtle variations. Constant permutation is the core of my creative process.
The gallery is located in the Crockett Building, Room C-140
Dallas, TX 75243
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The Creative Arts Center of Dallas (CAC), a nonprofit school of visual arts and community arts organization geared to beginning, emerging and working artists, will host a new “Process 2 Product: from Inspiration to Innovation” from Friday, July 15 through Saturday, August 19. The exhibition series, organized in honor of CAC’s 50th Anniversary, explores select CAC teaching artist’s artistic process from conception to a finished solution. In the 3rd installation for the year, this show will feature the work and processes of ceramic artist Linda Gossett.
The concept for this series celebrates the arts education process that CAC students experience in their classes, which is a direct result of each of various CAC teaching artist’s journey through ideas, inspiration and their fascination with their mediums. The exhibition demonstrates the struggle and satisfaction of working through an idea with either the desired outcome or knowledge for the next effort.
Linda Gossett has been working in clay for over 20 years. She attended North Texas State University and acquired a Bachelors of Fine Art in advertising and graphic design in 1985. After obtaining a BFA in advertising and graphic design in 1985, she began her relationship with clay when friends suggested she take a ceramics class at a local community college. She recently earned her MA from the University of Dallas and is currently working on a MFA from the university. The exhibition will be in the school’s main building at 2360 Laughlin Drive, Dallas, 75228 with an opening reception on Friday, July 15 from 6:30 to 8:30pm.
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Sightings: Mai-Thu Perret
Join us on opening weekend for a conversation with Swiss-born exhibition artist Mai-Thu Perret, who has spent the past 16 years making work born from a fictional feminist art commune she created called The Crystal Frontier. Set in New Mexico, the imaginary women of the commune make work that runs the visual gamut, from the painterly to the sculptural. More on the exhibition here
For Sightings, Perret will build on this project, installing recent ceramics and paintings, along with a new body of work that relates her interest in utopian societies to the recent development of a secular Kurdish community in the Syrian region of Rojava.
“I don’t think utopian ideas are bound to fail, but quite likely when they become real or succeed they stop being called utopias.” – Mai-Thu Perret
Complimentary wine reception with RSVP. FREE with admission. FREE for Members.
Register online here
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HFPA and Brazos Gallery are proud to present RACI: The Rose Award for Ceramic Innovation Student Invitational Exhibition. The exhibition opens March 2nd and will be on display until March 28th. There will be a reception Friday March 4th from 12pm – 1pm in Brazos Gallery. Please tell your students it is free and all are welcome. Thank you to everyone who visits the gallery, your attendance is very much appreciated.
The RACI award was created to recognize students using clay in unusual or inventive ways. Artworks must include a minimum of 20% clay. Functional and sculptural work will be considered so long as the work is innovative in materials, form, or glaze. Faculty from each of the seven DCCCD colleges will choose three works for display in the RACI. The selected works will be judged by Mickey Bruce. Mickey Bruce is a functional potter from Forney, TX who works primarily in porcelain with brushed slip and glaze decoration.
–from the Richland College Galleries website http://rlc5.dcccd.edu/gallery
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JOIN US & PAINT BOWLS & PLATES @ CAC
Come join Art After 5 as we travel to CAC (Creative Art Center of Dallas) to again paint bowls for the Empty Bowls program or plates for the CAC Blue Plate Special fundraiser . The CAC will be celebrating it’s 50th anniversary this year. Bring your creative side!! You do not need to be an artist to paint but if you see some styles you may want to copy – bring ideas with you. THIS IS ALWAYS FUN ! ! Come dressed casually, wear comfortable shoes because we will be sitting in the Clay Dept. painting.
We will be painting the bowls/plates in Building B – right-hand building when you park in the parking lot. Please enter Building B & go through the Ceramics Department & into the Clay Department.
CAC is a 501(c)(3) non profit corporation & was a Art After 5 beneficiary for 2012, 2013 & 2015.
For more info on CAC please browse www.creativeartscenter.org
For more info about Art After 5 please browse www.artafter5.com
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509 W. Main Street, Arlington, TX 76010 817-266-3085
complete class descriptions and times are listed at SparksStudioArt.com
12 GALLERYNIGHT Open House & New Artwork
14 Watercolor, 6:30-9:00pm Barbara McFarland
20 Watercolor, 6:30-9:00pm Barbara McFarland
15 Fold Form Bracelet Sibling Rivalry
22 Coior-it-Cool Suzanne McNeill
25 Suminagashl – Paper Marbling · Sharon Giles
27 Watercolor, 6:30-9:00p Barbara McFarland
29 Prong & Rivet Bracelet · Sibling Rivalr
Mondays – Watercolor, 6:30-9 Barbara McFarland
14 Intro to SoIdering Sibling Rivalry
Mondays – Watercolor, 6:30-9 Barbara McFarland
9 CoIor·lt-Cool Party Suzanne McNeill
16 Ceramic Mugs Suzanne McNeill
12 SPINNER RING Sibling Rivalry
20 FloraBunda Art and Color·lt-Cool Party Suzanne McNeill
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Best of Texas Clay 2015
September 12 – October 22, 2015
The Best of Texas Clay is hosted by the Texas Pottery and Sculpture Guild (TPSG). http://www.tpsg.biz/
BRIT is pleased to welcome Best of Texas Clay to the Madeline R. Samples Exhibit Hall for FWADA’s 2015 Fall Gallery Night. Best of Texas Clay, produced by The Texas Pottery and Sculpture Guild, is the 3rd bi-annual exhibition featuring extraordinary clay works from across Texas! This year, in honor of BRIT, the exhibit will feature a botanic theme represented by sculptural and functional ceramic creations. Best of Texas Clay is juried by Daphne Roehr Hatcher. Texas Pottery & Sculpture Guild is an organization of three dimensional clay artists, from novice to professional, who offer the communities in which we live and work our talents, skills and art.
Also joining us on September 12th will be The Fort Worth Art Collective who will bring their pop-up art gallery concept to BRIT for this Fall Gallery Night. FWAC combines raw space and raw talent, showcasing a list of invited local artists in a unique, temporary opportunity to enjoy a variety of innovative work
Please join us on Saturday, September 12th from 6pm – 8pm for the opening of Best of Texas Clay. BRIT will be open on the 12th from 4pm – 9pm for the FWADA Fall Gallery Night. Admission is free.
Location: Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT), 1700 University Dr, Fort Worth, TX 76107
For images of the show see http://www.tpsg.biz/pages/2015BOTC.htm
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Enjoy fine wines, live music, and hors dourves with the artists at the opening reception.
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The 12th annual North Dallas Artist Studio Tour includes 32 artists showing unique, handmade pieces of art in many mediums and styles.
Locate one of the 18 studios (using the map on northdallasart.com) and request a tour map. Each studio has maps available. Visit working artist spaces that reveal the process and variety of art being created right in your neighborhood. Explore, learn, and enjoy.
North Dallas Artist Studio Tour
Saturday April 25th & Sunday April 26th, 10 to 5
Artists on the 2015 North Dallas Artist Studio Tour:
Karin Michele Anderson, Deb Baker, Bernard Bortnick, Martha Box, Adriana Cobo-Frenkel, Sheila Cunningham, Lori Cusick, Annie Davis, Jan Dreskin-Haig, Bob English, Ann Gavin, Dean Hofer, Angela Howell, Nathan Jones, Wini Lynn, Diane McKenna, Clayton Miller, Danah Moore, Paula Nemec, Debra OBrien, Tori Pendergrass, Nan Phillips, Stephen Potter, Peg Rosenlund, Kim Saxon, Jack Schecter, Judy Schecter, Deborah Shannon, Peggy Lee Smith, Jayne Sparrer, Cynthia Stone, Bob Ann Talkington
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Upcoming Two Day Workshop
Porcelain Faces on Wall Pockets, Mugs or Vases
April 4th & 11th
Saturdays – 10:00 – 4:00 PM
Cost: $185.00 + $20 Material Fee
This workshop explores handbuilding techniques, porcelain, and decorative painting/glazing to create dramatic wall pockets, vases and mugs. Pam makes this workshop not only fun but allows the student, no matter their level of expertise, to leave with a unique piece of art. Her technique and style enable you to leave with faces that are filled with Magic and Mystery!
You don’t want to miss this workshop – It will fill up fast!!
Please go to The Alchemy Group Website below to sign up.
The Alchemy Group | 617 Lochngreen Trl | Arlington | Texas | 76012 | 817.459.4411
She currently has work in galleries throughout Texas and New Mexico.
Pam worked as an illustrator for many years and uses her graphic skills on her ceramic sculptures. Pam’s interest is figurative with emphasis on women, mystery and magic and their connection to the natural world. Her work requires close scrutiny because there are many small surprises and hidden images.
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The Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery at the University of Dallas is pleased to present the
2015 Regional Ceramics Competition
this year’s exhibition is juried by:
noted ceramics artist and
Associate Professor of Art at Kent State University
January 21 through March 5, 2015
Juror lecture and presentation:
February 13, 2015, from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
in the Art History Auditorium
Artists’ and Juror Reception:
February 13, 2015
7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
The Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery is located on the
University of Dallas Campus, in the Art History Building
1845 E. Northgate Drive
Irving, Texas, 75062
Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday, noon – 5 p.m.
Persons with disabilities needing special assistance to attend these events may call(972) 721-5385 and ask for the ADA Coordinator. Requests must be made three days in advance.
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An exhibition honoring the work of the late James Watral will open at Eastfield College’s Gallery 219 on January 23, 2015 with a reception from 5 – 8 pm.
The exhibition will feature many of Watral’s signature ceramic pieces spanning two decades of his career as an artist including the famed napkins that preserve his ideas and drawings. Watral was influenced by garden design, architecture, dance, theater, literature, current events and science. He had a specific interest in Egyptian, Etruscan, and Greek art which is evident in the surface treatment and form of his ceramic works as well as his drawings. More than 50 napkins with drawings and writings will be exhibited alongside Watral’s ceramic vessels and sculptures in this exhibition curated by Gallery Director Iris Bechtol and longtime friends and stewards of Watral’s work, Hampton Burwick and Rusty Scruby.
James Watral (1942-2014) received a Masters in Fine Art from Tulane University in New Orleans, LA and a Bachelors in Fine Art from Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, Ohio. James taught at many colleges and universities throughout his career including Texas Women’s University, Southern Methodist University, University of Texas at Tyler, University of Texas at Dallas, East Texas State University where he served as Associate Professor of Art and Chair of Ceramics from 1968-1980, and Eastfield College where he served as Professor of Ceramics from 1999-2010. His work has been exhibited nationally and internationally and is held in many private and public collections including the Dallas Museum of Art and New Orleans Museum of Art. His work has been reviewed in Ceramics Monthly, the Dallas Morning News, Austin American Statesman, and American Crafts.
From I-30 take Exit 54 toward Big Town Blvd. Take Big Town Blvd North which turns into La Prada. From La Prada take a right on Carol Brown Dr. Go right on Eastfield Parkway and park in the W3 parking lot (on your left). Gallery 219 is located on the second floor of the F Bldg. in F219C.
Gallery hours are 9:00AM to 4:00PM Monday through Friday. Contact Iris Bechtol at 972-860-7329 or firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information. Eastfield College. 3737 Motley Drive. Mesquite, TX. 75150
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Earth to Art Pottery Studio & Gallery
Celebrating 20 Years in Clay
Holiday Open House – Nov. 22, 11am – 5pm
5660 Veal Station Rd, Weatherford, TX
Carolyn Young invites you to take a drive in the country,
Tour the new studio, shop for unique gifts & sample some sweet treats!
BONUS: Pick up a map to Ken Orr’s Studio Open House the same day 1-7pm.
FLYER: 2014 Open House
Carolyn Bernard Young
Native American Clay Artist
Earth to Art Studio & Gallery, Weatherford, TX
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13th Annual Pottery in the Park Arts Festival – Oct 11-12, 2014 – 10am – 5pm.
Over 40 artists – pottery, jewelry, textiles, glass art plus more crafts available for sale. Pottery wheel and clay hand-building demonstrations. Hands on demo: Purchase bisque ware and glaze it yourself. Then we will Raku fire it while you wait. Tour the facility & talk with the artists. Food trucks. Free admission/parking.
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OCTOBER 6th DEMONSTRATION:
Fort Worth Clay Artist
“Stormie & Friend”
Stormie Parker is a local ceramic artist. A Native of the South West , she was raised in Flagstaff Arizona where she studied
ceramics at Northern Arizona University. After living abroad for many years, she has recently returned to the United States
making her home once again in the great South West. All of the functional pottery made by Windstorm Pottery is hand made
on a potter’s wheel and are lead free and safe for use in the Microwave and dishwasher.
“As a teenager wandering through a craft fair I came upon a potter demonstrating on a wheel, immediately I was lured in, captivated by the artist’s mastery of the clay. Fascinated with how quickly a lump of clay became a vessel, I thought, “This is Magic!”
Thus began my relationship with clay, and after thirty years it still feels like magic every time I open a kiln or take a piece of liquid hot raku from the fire . The transformation that take place during the firing never ceases to amaze.
After studying at Northern Arizona University I moved to Germany for several years. While there I was greatly influenced by the traditional culture and the practicality with which Europeans viewed pottery as tableware. For many years I strictly made functional ware with my eye cast toward its utilitarian aspects. Upon returning to America in 1997 I built a raku kiln and have since been engaged in sculptural and art pieces. I depict wild life and nature, integrating texture, and surface embellishment, and rely on the fire to create a unique finish.
It is important to me that my art is an integral part of people’s lives, whether it is sipping from a coffee cup or the spectacular glint from a raku vase capturing ones eye, enticing you to regard it yet again.”
Stormie’s work is in 2 group shows along with a Solo exhibit going on now at the Ft. Worth Community Art Center, 1300 Gendy Street.
We’ll be treated to an evening of watching Stormie “at the wheel”. She will bring several pieces of her work and discuss the different glazing and firing techniques. You don’t want to miss this unique opportunity to meet this talented artist.
Scroll down to see a few samples of her work:
Visit Stormie’s website for more….. www.windstormstudio.com
— ECAA NEWSLETTER OCTOBER 2014
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The 13th Annual Cross Timbers Artists Tour will be held November 8th, 10am-5pm, and 9th Noon-5pm, and will offer free to the public an opportunity to visit 15 artists’ studios, see demonstrations and discuss with the artists the various processes of their art. Maps of the tour and more information about each artist can be found on the website: www.crosstimbersarts.com. Fourteen local artists have organized to open their studios to the public for one weekend this year. This fun driving tour is a great opportunity for exploring various forms of art being produced right here in our area. Experience the unique settings that produce paintings, sculptures, furniture, pottery, blown glass, wood art, quilt art and mixed media arts. Finished works will also be offered directly from the artist. A map of the participating studios can be found at www.crosstimbersarts.com.
The public is also invited to the Opening Reception at Oxide Gallery in Denton, Thursday, November 7th, 7pm-9pm. Meet all of the artists on one night and see samples of their work!
Copper Canyon, and Bartonville, Texas
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