Thursday, September 23, 2010

Fall Sales and Shows

Just a heads up, you can find my work not only by contacting me, but also at the following venues:

The Artstream gallery in Rochester, NH. I'm being featured as a new artist in their collection. My fat belly teapots will be there, as well as some functional works - cups, bowls, and the like.
Show dates: October 1st to November 30th
Reception date: October 1st from 5-7 pm

The Concord Arts Market in New Hampshire: Eagle Square on Saturdays from 9-3pm. There is a great collection of NH artists - from blown glass to slumped glass, crocheted couture, paintings and plenty of jewelery - plus pottery. Great ideas for housewarming, wedding, or Christmas gifts. It was featured on Concord's "Art in Focus" episode 6.
I will be there: September 25 (tomorrow) and October 9.

I also just started working in the Pipeline Pottery in downtown Nashua. You can find my work there anytime, or come visit during the open studio tour on October 2nd & 3rd in the afternoons. The address is 99 Factory Street Extension.

Coming soon - Etsy, a new website, and an art center. Stay tuned!

Studio Upgrade

It has a great view of the Nashua River and Downtown

Trimming in the new studio

Hello again!

As of last week I started working in the Pipeline Pottery in the Picker Building. Located in Nashua's downtown Millyard, the address is 99 Factory St. Ext. and it is found behind all the millyard apartment buildings and close to the entrance to Mines Falls. It's at the end of the hall on the second floor.

The Picker Building and a number of other galleries downtown are having an Art Walk on October 2 and 3 next month. Come and visit and see what Nashua has to offer! You could start here and within walking distance are so many delicious downtown restaurants on all sorts of price points. The Nashua Garden, The City Room Cafe, and the Mexican Bakery are some favorites.

The wheel/studio portion of the studio. There is also an electric kiln, slab roller, kitchenette, glaze mixing materials, and gallery space up front.

Saturday, September 11, 2010

Put Something In: Shel Silverstein

Draw a crazy picture,
Write a nutty poem,
Sing a mumble-grumble song,
Whistle through your comb.
Do a loony-goony dance
'Cross the kitchen floor,
Put something silly in the world
That ain't been there before.
-- Shel Silverstein

This is a poem a good friend re-introduced me to in college. I love it. It was on my studio wall all through undergrad, and it's found it's way to my current studio. You can see it in the middle of the postcards and pictures on the back wall.

Though it is not as glamorous as I thought my first studio would be, it's great to have one again. It is tucked away in a corner of the basement in the house I grew up in. I'm working on the kiln and glazes part of the equation, but that will come in time.

In the meantime, I am soon to be found selling work at the Concord Arts Market. The dates I'll be there are September 18 & 25 and October 9 & 23. See you there in the brisk fall air! The work will be new works from this summer supplemented with work you can get a preview of in the "New Works" section of my website. Enjoy!