BMCA Clay Studio Show
December 6th: Opening of our Annual Clay Exhibit & Pottery Market from 6 to 8pm
Exhibit runs through January 24, 2014
Starting Friday, December 6, in conjunction with Holly Jolly, the Black Mountain Center for the Arts opens its upper floor to the beautiful results of the BMCA Clay Studio for its Annual Exhibit and Ceramics Sale. The event is 6-8 pm. The Annual Exhibit will feature the finest work of Clay Studio instructors and students who exhibit their best work in the Upper Gallery. This diverse exhibit will be on display until January 24. In the adjacent room more than 10 students and instructors will have their work for sale. Sales are typically brisk that evening, but don’t be discouraged, work will be available for sale until December 20.
The Gallery Show will feature the work of professional ceramic artists including studio manager Charles Freeland, instructors Geoff Bird, Annie Singletary and Mathilda Tanner and their students’ work. On display the Annual Exhibit will be functional, decorative and sculptural works of extraordinary detail and workmanship.
The Ceramics Sale will feature beautiful dishware, holiday ornaments cups, mugs, and bowls among other gift-worthy items. These distinctive, unique pieces are popular with Holly Jolly revelers because they can buy local art for their loved ones.
The Clay Studio is adjacent to the BMCA in the renovated old city garage and is accessible off the back parking lot. The Studio offers classes to beginning and intermediate students, is open seven days a week and has ample open studio time for students to perfect their work and to experiment with the new techniques. Independent Study is available for experienced potters who need some studio time and a friendly community of companion artists. A class is an excellent holiday gift for someone who wants to experiment with or rekindle their deferred passion for clay.
The Black Mountain Center for the Arts is located at 225 W. State Street. For more information about the Clay Studio Exhibit and Ceramics Sale call 828/669-0930