Tuesday, January 5, 2016

BALTIMORE CLAYWORKS TO HOLD OPENING RECEPTION FOR FOUR EXHIBITIONS

Image: Give/Take by Mika Negishi Laidlaw

Opening Reception of Four Amazing Exhibitions!

WHEN: FRIDAY, JANUARY 8, 6-8PM
WHERE:
Gallery Building, 5707 Smith Avenue, Baltimore
ADMISSION: Free and open to the public.

MICHI: DISTINCTIVE PATHS, SHARED AFFINITY
Co-Curated by Yoshi Fujii and Juliane Shibata

A traveling exhibition showcasing the best contemporary, Japanese and Japanese American ceramic artists in the country. Gallery visitors will gain an understanding of how the Japanese heritage has a profound impact on what these artists create with clay, and why they create it. Supported by the Embassy of Japan in the United States of America and the following generous sponsors: Yoshinobu & Kathleen Shiota, Towson University, Baltimore Kawasaki Sister City Committee, Mike & Jane Murphy, Yvonne & Carl Everett, Tony & Bonnie Montcalmo, Hiroshi and Mineko Nakazawa, Yaeko & Ken Steir, W. Fumiko Campbell, Tim & Lee Pierce. Please visit michiexhibition.com for more details.

Invited artists: Yoshi Fujii (MD), Hiroe Hanazono (PA), Ayumi Horie (ME), Mika Negishi Laidlaw (MN), Keisuke Mizuno (MN), Megumi Naitoh (MA), Nobuhito Nishigawara (CA), Hiroshi Ogawa (OR), Shoji Satake (WV), Yoko Sekino-Bové (PA), Juliane Shibata (MN), Esther Shimazu (HI), Ryan Takaba (TX), Shoko Teruyama  (NY), Patti Warashina (WA), Shumpei Yamaki  (IA)

Solo Gallery: HUANG HUNG YU. A culmination of ceramic work after her four month residency through our exchange program with the Tainan National University of the Fine Arts in Taiwan. A special reception will be held on Sunday, January 3, 4-6PM, free.

Project Space: Wood fired work from Clayworks' wood kiln, created by students from Towson University, Morgan State University, Coppin State University and Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC) Essex.

Community Arts Gallery: Man Alive Lane Treatment Center. An exhibition of ceramic work, created in the Imagination Lab,  by adults at Man Alive Lane Treatment Center, an addiction recovery and behavioral health center.

 

SPRING CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS!


Join us for our spring semester of clay classes and weekend workshops!  We offer morning, evening or weekend classes, one day and
four, six and twelve week sessions.  For descriptions of theclasses below, please click here.

 

Fundraiser to Send Our Artists to NCECA 2016

CUPS FOR KC (Kansas City)

WHEN: FRIDAY, JANUARY 22, 6-8PM
ADMISSION: Free and open to the public.

Please join us for an event hosted by our ceramic artists, to raise money to assist in the cost of travel, hotel and admission cost to attend NCECA 2016 in Kansas City, Missouri.

 

 

Each artist will be selling beautifully crafted cups for $30 each. There will also be drinks and lite fare.
Participating artists:  Patty Bilbro, Mary Cloonan, Ben Freund, Yoshi Fujii (left), Matt Hyleck (above left), Samantha Momeyer, Kevin Rohde, Dan Scully, Missy Steele, Dan Tomcik, Jeremy Wallace and Travis Winters.

 

5707 SMITH AVENUE                            WED-FRI  10AM-5PM, SAT-SUN  12-5PM
BALTIMORE MARYLAND 21209                                   
T. 410 578 1919                                                              
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