8th Biennial State of Clay
May 3 - June 1, 2014
Sunday, May 18: Opening Reception 2 – 5 pm; Gallery talk with Juror, Linda Arbuckle at 3 pm.
Gallery Hours: Sun & Tues-Fri 12-4 pm; Sat 10-4 pm; Closed Monday.
The Lexington Arts & Crafts Society hosts new work by 77 Massachusetts clay artists in a juried show.
The 8th Biennial State of Clay celebrates traditional and contemporary vessels, wall pieces ceramic sculptures, and decorative arts. The range of ceramic expression highlights a variety of building techniques and firing methods.
Linda Arbuckle, Professor at the University of Florida School of Art and Art History, has received both a National Endowment for the Arts and Florida’s Individual Artists’ Fellowships. Her work is in the collections of The World Ceramics Exposition Korea International Collection, Inchon, Korea; Archie Bray Foundation, MT; Fredrick R. Weisman Art Museum, MN; Museum of Decorative Arts, Little Rock, AR; Detroit Institute of Art, Detroit, MI; Racine Art Museum, WI; Margaret Harlow Collection, Bemidji, MN.
She will be traveling to Massachusetts to attend the Artists Reception on May 18, and present a juror’s talk. All are invited. She will also lead a majolica workshop at the Lexington Arts & Crafts Society on Saturday, May 17.
Organized by the members of the Ceramics Guild, the gallery sitters are experienced ceramists who look forward to welcoming the public and answering questions.