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Generosity of Spirit

Generosity of Spirit: The Gifts of Penland Artists

February 10, 2012 - March 15, 2012

At Signature Contemporary Craft, Atlanta
An exhibition of contemporary ceramics, jewelry, and metalwork by 68 artists affiliated with Penland School of Crafts. A portion of each sale will be donated to expand Penland’s ceramic and metal studios.
(Please scroll for schedule and participants.)


Boris Bally Metals
“I am participating in the show because our field (Metals/Crafts) would vanish if it wasn’t for magic places such as Penland that keep the techniques/language/history/spark alive. My experiences there have nourished my mind and heart and give me hope that our world will not simply become a place where objects are designed/made for $$ by computers or in other countries. (No, I’m not a luddite) We have such a rich heritage and Penland is the ‘keeper of the flame.’ ”
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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
Opening Reception:
Friday, February 10, 6:00 – 8:00pm
Opening Online:
Friday, February 3
Penland Artist Gallery talks:
Nicholas Joerling & Angela Bubash:
Saturday, February 11, 2:00-4:00pm
Julia Woodman & Gay Smith:
Saturday, February 18, 2:00-4:00pm
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Barking Spider Clay
“After meeting as students at Penland in the early seventies, we have worked together as Barking Spider Pottery for over 37 years. Living a mile down the road from the school has allowed us to be fully immersed in this remarkable community of artists, while raising our twin boys in a rich and unique environment. Penland has been the catalyst that has allowed us to create an incomparable quality of life.”
Show participants are: Will Baker, Boris Bally, Barking Spider Pottery, Kenneth Baskin, Jana Brevick, Cynthia Bringle, Angela Bubash, Ra├»ssa Bump, David Butler, Melisa Cadell, Caroline Cercone, John Edward Cogswell, Josh Copus, Nancy Megan Corwin, Jim Cotter, Susan Dewsnap, Daniel Dicaprio, Judith Duff, Bob Ebendorf, Veva Edelson, Julie Elkins, Marty Fielding, Joanna Fireman, Becca Floyd, Steven Forbes-deSoule, Debra Fritts, Aran Galligan, Adrienne M. Grafton, Becky Gray, Andrew Hayes, Judith Hoyt, Rob Jackson, Nick Joerling, Diane Solomon Kempler, Sun Kyoung Kim, Kathy King, Michael Kline, Leah Leitson, Suze Lindsay, Sarah Loertscher, Courtney Martin, Tom McCarthy, Linda McFarling, Ryan McKerley, Kent Mclaughlin, Matthew Metz, James Meyer, Ron Meyers, Jenny Mendes, Lisa Naples, Kelly O’Briant, Neil Patterson, Mary Pearse, Ronan Kyle Peterson, Ron C. Philbeck, Rob Pulleyn, Sang Roberson, Justin Rothshank, Akira Satake, JoAnn Schnabel, Gertrude Graham Smith, David Stuempfle, Joy Tanner, Holly Walker, Lana Wilson, Julia R. Woodman, Janis Mars Wunderlich, Hiroko Yamada, and Gwendolyn Yoppolo.

Check out the gallery page - Future Relics Gallery

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  1. Looks like a great show, I hope to get up there one of these days.

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