Ceramic Centric

Ceramic Centric

This Deadline Expired: Monday, February 18, 2019

It must be a human instinct to create with mud. Ancient civilizations around the globe seemed to reach the same conclusion about this resource at various times in history. If you take earth, wet it, shape it, and fire it, something useful, beautiful, and elemental is formed. From this invention, mud bricks, drinking vessels, and sculptures were created. With “Ceramic Centric”, we seek to celebrate how current artists translate this ancient medium. The artwork in this exhibition will be comprised primarily of clay. As creating with this medium is not limited to the three dimensional, half of the show will display wall hanging ceramic works.

Artists are invited to submit up to three pieces of ceramic work. Entries must be submitted by February 18, 2018. “Ceramic Centric” will open with a reception on Friday, April 12, 2019, from 5:30-8 pm in the main gallery. The exhibition will be on display from April 12, 2019 – May 24, 2019. Three prizes will be awarded at the Opening Reception: two Juror’s Choice Awards of $200, and a Going Solo Award that offers the recipient a solo exhibition in one of our galleries.

Ceramic artist and gallery owner Ruth Reese will serve as juror for this exhibition. For more information about Reese and the exhibition, visit www.foundryartcentre.org/ceramic-centric.

Don Gordon

A long-time Philadelphia native, Don has worked as a marketing writer for several companies as well as a local university.…

A long-time Philadelphia native, Don has worked as a marketing writer for several companies as well as a local university. His degree is in English Literature.…

A long-time Philadelphia native, Don has worked as a marketing writer for several companies as well as a local university. His degree is in English Literature.…

Claire Owen

Claire Owen's work explores cautionary tales once told to children, fairy tales that have settled into our collective imagination.…

Claire Owen's work explores cautionary tales once told to children, fairy tales that have settled into our collective imagination.…

Claire Owen's work explores cautionary tales once told to children, fairy tales that have settled into our collective imagination.…

Susan Benarcik

I spend a lot of time in nature observing plants, the environment, and natures cycles. While in or out of the studio, I'm…

I spend a lot of time in nature observing plants, the environment, and natures cycles. While in or out of the studio, I'm creating both complex and compact environments that enliven personal residences,…

I spend a lot of time in nature observing plants, the environment, and natures cycles. While in or out of the studio, I'm creating both complex and compact environments that enliven personal residences, gallery walls, and…

Roger Wing

Whether you call him, Artist, Artisan, or Sculptor, Carving, in Wood, Marble and Ice, is Roger Wing's thing. Wing is comfortable…

Whether you call him, Artist, Artisan, or Sculptor, Carving, in Wood, Marble and Ice, is Roger Wing's thing. Wing is comfortable with a Chainsaw for bigger stuff but prefers using hand tools like Chisels…

Whether you call him, Artist, Artisan, or Sculptor, Carving, in Wood, Marble and Ice, is Roger Wing's thing. Wing is comfortable with a Chainsaw for bigger stuff but prefers using hand tools like Chisels and Gouges. Wing's…

Carole Loeffler

Domestic textiles are imbued with the spirit of my imagined foremothers - emblazoned with positive affirmations – as if the…

Domestic textiles are imbued with the spirit of my imagined foremothers - emblazoned with positive affirmations – as if the spirit of the maker comes to life and offers solace and support. Carole is the…

Domestic textiles are imbued with the spirit of my imagined foremothers - emblazoned with positive affirmations – as if the spirit of the maker comes to life and offers solace and support. Carole is the caretaker of these…

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