Artist-in-the-Schools Booking Fair

Posted by on Aug 25, 2012 in Blog | Comments Off on Artist-in-the-Schools Booking Fair

August is a busy month, with teaching in the studio and sometimes off-site, preparing for several fall and holiday shows (including a studio tour), and the annual Artist-in-the-Schools Booking Fair.  Lots of performing and visual artists are brought together to present their programs to school representatives. It’s a long day but the Fair is wonderfully organized by the United Arts Council of Wake County and it runs like clockwork.  My booth   I’ve been an artist-in-the-schools for about 10 years.  Currently I’m mostly in Wake County, NC (the Raleigh area).   Since my...

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Classes at the Studio

Posted by on Aug 13, 2012 in Blog | Comments Off on Classes at the Studio

This summer we had a lot of fun classes at the studio.  Some were large, up to 15, and some very small–perhaps an adult and visiting grandchildren or other relatives. Here is a piece a young lady (8 years old, I think) made.  It’s her cat and she made it as a Christmas present. How cute is he, with his catnip mice?   Between this girl and her younger sister, we had fun with lots of glazes:   Even the mess was pretty!        ...

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Clay Day at Summer Fun Camp

Posted by on Aug 10, 2012 in Blog | Comments Off on Clay Day at Summer Fun Camp

  Summer camper sculpting a chameleon on a branch   Every summer for many years, I have had the pleasure of presenting a day of clay classes at our local Agricultural Extension Office.   Summer campers can make anything they choose. So that I can give everyone individual attention, I’ve set the maximum number of students at 15  per class, 2 classes per day, and we fill that up  every time. As usual, there were many wonderful creations–here are a few images. Lots more where these came from, but t my camera (i.e. cell phone) just did not do them justice.   A very large and amazing...

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