Form: Sculptural & Functional

May 3 – June 8

Featuring artists from North and South Carolina, this juried 3D show includes works in clay, fiber, steatite, bronze, art glass, and more. An opening reception to meet the artists is scheduled for May 3 from 5 -7 p.m. Best in Show will be named at that time. A People’s Choice honor will be awarded at show’s end.

The 38 pieces in the exhibition include clay vessels by NC potter Betsy Sellers, raku by Wilmington, NC artist Betsy Parker, saggar fired vases from Mark Golitz of BluSail Golitz Studios, and sgraffito by Raine Middleton. Other clay artists include Marilyn Kearney, Mandy Todd, Genie Bryce, Jan Igoe,  and Beverly Dorland. There is fused glass by Kathryn Turnauer and metal art by Colleen Dougherty Bronstein. Multimedia works by John Rood and Marc Chicoune are also among the juried show pieces. Fiber art offerings include work by Kathleen Stuart and Megan Laquerela. Multimedia wall hangings are by Kathryn Holliday and Roseann Bellinger. Debanjana Bhattacharjee’s entry is a bronze wall panel.

According to gallery director Samantha Spalti, “We wanted a mix of both form and function for this show. Creativity, artistry, and skill were all key factors. I’m excited for everyone to see the show and meet the artists at our opening reception!”

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