Not to rush the month but looking ahead…Mockernut and Nature Art Gallery shows

As often happens in the Fall, the art events start to pile up and there is some overlapping in my exhibitions. My “Clay for the Wall” exhibit continues through the end of the month at the Joyful Jewel in Pittsboro.

The next opportunity to see some of my paintings, cards and watercolors will be at the Mockernut Show at Doug Dotson’s pottery studio north of Pittsboro. I’ll have the pleasure of showing among 4 talented artists in one lovely, woodsy setting. You can google it or look for it on Facebook. The show is September 23rd & 24th, 10 – 4pm.

Mockernut Show 2017 announcement card

Mockernut Show 2017 announcement card

In October, I will have an exhibit in the Nature Art Gallery at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh.  The show is called “Deer, Oh Dear” and will be on display the entire month of October.  There will be acrylic and watercolor pieces with deer as the subject matter. The reception will be Saturday, October 7th from 2 – 4.

Here’s a peek:

Some of the watercolors in the Nature Art Gallery show (framing by Keepsakes in Pittsboro)

Some of the watercolors in the Nature Art Gallery show (framing by Keepsakes in Pittsboro)

And these pieces will be in the Nature Art Gallery show, too

And these pieces will be in the Nature Art Gallery show, too

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Clay of the Day—those clay for-the-wall are flats going well

Another batch of yellow, blue, black flats

Another batch of yellow, blue, black flats

And this is what I painted on the backs

And this is what I painted on the backs

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My “Clay for the Wall” show up at the Joyful Jewel this month

I am the Featured Artist for the month of September at the Joyful Jewel in Pittsboro.  You have seen the clay of the day posts here on the blog. Now,  check out a whole group of this clay glaze series displayed together. It worked out so well that the wall color is very close to the color of the red clay I’m enjoying working on.

I hope you get a chance to see it in person, but here it is!

My Featured Artist Display at the Jewel

My Featured Artist Display at the Jewel

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“Bar Harbor Flowers, ” 36″ x 60″ took shape quickly this month

Bar Harbor Flowers, 36" x 60", just started, close to done! Aug 19th

Bar Harbor Flowers, 36″ x 60″, just started, close to done! Aug 19th

aug 25th

aug 25th

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Clay of the Day–more successes means more works for my show in September at the Joyful Jewel!

The yellows and blues continue to work together and provide good surprises. I’ve been cranking out small flats for the wall because I’ll be the featured artist in September at the Joyful Jewel! “Clay for the Wall” goes up August 31st.

next batch of flats 20170816_082439 new clay poss to be new clay owl to be new clay dog to be new clay bear to be

done batch!!

done batch!!

tiles before glazing

tiles before glazing

rhinos ready for the kiln

rhinos ready for the kiln

sleeping bear tile... waiting

sleeping bear tile… waiting

white horse tile glazed

white horse tile glazed

pelican tile glazed

pelican tile glazed

little yellow dog tile ready for baking

little yellow dog tile ready for baking

black dog tile on the cone 5 shelf

black dog tile on the cone 5 shelf

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