Wednesday, September 26, 2012

CONTEMPORARY CERAMICS EXHIBIT OPENS @ BALTIMORE CLAYWORKS

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SHIRTS AND SKINS
Curated by Jason Bige Burnett

WHEN: October 6 through November 10, 2012. The opening reception will be held Saturday, October 6 from 6-8 PM and is free to the public.
WHERE: Baltimore Clayworks, 5707 Smith Ave., Baltimore

This exhibition features a group of artists who participated in the Arrowmont School for the Arts' Surface Symposium this past January. Shirts and Skins is the result of a rigorous surface symposium hosted by Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts in January. It is an invigorating mix of exciting variety, skill and experimentation in contemporary ceramics. This exhibition is strong showing of functional and sculptural artists who shared a studio and ideas for an intense and fun week in Tennessee. This is a traveling exhibition from the Amaco-Brent Gallery. (Image: Magda Gluszek, Self Discipline)

Featured Artists: Tom Bartel (OH), Jason Bige Burnett (NC), Pattie Chalmers (IL), Mark Errol (GA), Susan Feagin (NC), Magda Gluszek (FL), Julie Guyot (FL), Meredith Host (MO), Andy Jackson (GA), Kristen Kieffer (MA), Kathy King (MA), Martina Lantin (VT), Matt Nolen (NY), Ronan Kyle Peterson (NC), Chris Pickett (MT), Justin Rothshank (IN), Amy Santoferraro (PA)

Generously sponsored by:

In the Solo Gallery: LYNNE SURES, STRANGE ROCKS.

In the Community Arts Gallery: RECREATION AND PARKS. An exhibition resulting from Baltimore Clayworks Community Arts partnership with Baltimore City's Department of Recreation and Parks this past summer 2012 that provided twenty recreation centers and over 250 young people with high quality ceramics programming.

Baltimore Clayworks is a not-for-profit ceramic art center located in the Mt. Washington neighborhood in northwest Baltimore. Founded in 1980, Clayworks is housed in two reclaimed and renovated buildings located across the street from one another. This organization offers classes, artists' spaces, exhibitions, and programs throughout the community. Hours are 10 AM – 5P M, Monday through Saturday. For more information call Baltimore Clayworks at 410-578-1919 or visit the the website, www.baltimoreclayworks.org.