Tuesday, April 2, 2013

APRIL @ BALTIMORE CLAYWORKS

Creamer and sugar tray by Marion Angelica        

GAME, SET, MATCH
JURIED BY AYUMI HORIE

WHEN: APRIL 20-MAY 25, 2013; OPENING RECEPTION: SATURDAY, APRIL 20, 6-8 PM
WHERE:
Baltimore Clayworks, 5707 Smith Ave., Baltimore
ADMISSION:
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. 

Game, Set, Match explores the idea of service wares and sets for daily use or special occasions.This exhibition focuses on objects that contain and deliver food, drink or seasonings; objects that work together and yet can stand alone. Game, Set, Match highlights service sets that relate to one another through their forms as well as their surface. This show will feature the best in ceramic design: hand-made objects that have a playful twist on functionality or that possess a quiet craftsmanship.

Selected artists: Marion Angelica (MN), Nicole Aquillano (MA), Jessica Broad (GA), Brooke Evans (NY), Bianka Groves (MD),  Lori Katz (VA), Lynda Ladwig (CO), Denise McKay (CA), Ted Neal (IN), Paul Kotula (MI), Genia Rosenblum (VA),  Amy Smith and Simon Levin (ND), Lynne Tan (MI)

SOLO GALLERY: MICHELLE SWAFFORD, VERITABLE GARDEN.

An exhibition of functional porcelain pottery created by Resident Artist Michelle Swafford. (Left: Stacked bowls by Michelle Swafford.)

COMMUNITY ARTS GALLERY: CLAY IN BALTIMORE'S SCHOOLS.

Showcasing the ceramic works of young people ages 6-21 from ConneXions Academy, Barclay Elementary/Middle School, Mother Seton Academy and Dr. Rayner Browne Academy.


WORKSHOPS 2013

Spend the weekend with marvels in the ceramic arts field! An extraordinary experience will be had by those who attend any one of these great workshops:

Beyond Flat: Playing WIth Form & Surface
CHANDRA DEBUSE

WHEN: Saturday & Sunday, May 4-5,  10 AM-4 PM
TUITION:
WS02 Members $200, Non-Members $225

Glass Fusing for the Ceramic Artist
BLAISE DEPAOLO

WHEN: Saturday & Sunday, June 22-23, 10 AM-4 PM
TUITION:
WS03 Members $200, Non-Members $225

Beyond the Wheel to Figurine
GERIT GRIMM

WHEN: Saturday & Sunday, OCT 5-6,  10 AM-4 PM
TUITION:
WS04 Members $200, Non-Members $225

A Weekend Workshop with JACK TROY

WHEN: Saturday & Sunday, NOV 9-10, 10 AM-4 PM
TUITION: WS05 Members $200, Non-Members $225


There's still time to see:

GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES
CURATED BY JAIMIANNE AMICUCCI

WHEN: NOW THROUGH APRIL 13, 2013

Global Perspectives is a showcase of artwork and narratives of ceramic artisans from Afghanistan, Bhutan, Ethiopia, Nepal and Tanzania. The exhibition includes ceramic work created by teens of Baltimore Community College's Refugee Youth Project who participated in a ceramics workshop where they learned about traditional pottery making of their native homelands.


For more information about the exhibition, please visit our web site.

SOLO GALLERY: KYLE BAUER, INTERSTICE. An installation of mixed media, large-scale sculptures that convey balance, tension and control.

 



TURN A NEW PAGE FOR  BALTIMORE CLAYWORKS
A Fundraising Event Sponsored by the Ivy Bookshop

 

WHEN: FRIDAY APRIL 12, 7-9 PM

Join us for a delightful evening surrounded by books of every genre, ceramic artists, and light refreshments.  15% of all purchases will be donated to Baltimore Clayworks. 

Take a peek at some favorite picks and featured titles by visiting the Ivy's website