Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Source • Material: An Exhibition on Water and the Ceramic Cup-Curated by Lindsay Rogers

Josh Stover
On November 1, 2012, Crimson Laurel Gallery in Bakersville, NC presents "Source Material: An Exhibition on Water and the Ceramic Cup". This is one of our most anticipated exhibitions of the year among collectors and potters alike. Lindsay Rogers, University of Florida,  has been selected to curate this year's event. Lindsay has selected 68 of her favorite ceramic artists from around the country for "Source Material" and they represent a broad range of unique styles and techniques.

Lindsay Roger's inspiration for the exhibition was water. According to Lindsay "Water is everywhere. As abundant as an ocean and as delicate as a drop, water is the source of all life. This eternally human need consistently shifts the way we build our tools, our cultures and our lives. Historically speaking, water has become a dictator of form, an aesthetic inspiration, a human habit and an honest informer of the ecological state of our world. In this exhibit, contemporary ceramic artists will address the theme of water through the form of the ceramic cup."

Artists to include:
Julia Galloway
Adam Field, Adam Posnak, Amy Smith, Andrew Avakian, Audrey Rosulek, Ben Krupka, Birdie Boone, Brett Freund, Brian Jones, Chandra DeBuse, Cheyenne Chapman Rudolph, Chris Pickett, Courtney Martin, Courtney Murphy, Dan Anderson, Dandee Pattee, Diana Fayt, Donna Flanery, Doug Peltzman, Emily Reason, gwendolyn yoppolo, Hayne Bayless, Hiroe Hanazono, Jana Evans, Jason Burnett, Jeff Kleckner, Jennifer Allen, Josh DeWeese, Joshua Stover, Julia Galloway, Kari Smith, Kathy King, Kelly O'Briant, Kristen Kieffer, KyoungHwa Oh, Leah Leitson & Martin Tatarka, Leanne McClurg Cambric, Linda Arbuckle, Liz Zlot Summerfield, Louise Harter, Mark Errol, Frank Martin, Martina Lantin, Mary Barringer, Michael Hunt, Michael Kline, Natalie Tornatore, Nicole Gugliotti, Nicole Aquillano, Nigel Rudolph, Ronan Kyle Peterson, Sanam Emami, Sean O'Connell, Shadow May, Shane Mickey, Shawn Spangler, Shoko Teruyama, Simon Levin, Steven M. Godfrey, Steven Roberts, Sue Tirrell, Sunshine Cobb, Susan Feagin, Tara Wilson, Tina Gebhart and Victoria Christen.

The exhibition will open on November 1 and remain through December 31. Please join us for an artist reception Saturday, November 3 at 6pm. The exhibition can be seen and purchased online beginning November 1 at 12:00am. For more information call 828-688-3599 or online at www.crimsonlaurelgallery.com

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