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Clay is the Medium of the Month at THE ARTS Gallery



Clay is the Medium of the Month at THE ARTS Gallery

October 16, 2006 - Collin County Community College District (Collin) THE ARTS gallery's newest exhibition features works of clay.

"New Clay: Invitational" runs from Thursday, Oct. 26-Saturday, Nov. 18, at the gallery, located at the Spring Creek Campus 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in Plano. The reception will take place 6 p.m., Friday, Oct. 27 at the gallery. Gallery hours are Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; and Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

The exhibition will spotlight more than 15 nationally known ceramic artists from 10 states and three artists from Canada. The featured artists include: Wesley Anderegg, Posey Bacopoulos, Ed Bamiling, John Britt, Randy Brodnax, Sam Clarkson, Josh DeWeese, Cathi Jefferson, Matt Long, Margaret Meehan, Judy Motzkin, Steven Roberts, Jim Romberg, Virgina Scotchie, Yayoi Senda, Gay Graham Smith and Katherine Taylor.

In addition, a Raku Workshop will be led by Jim Romberg of the Eagleheart Center for Art and Inquiry in Grand Junction, Colo. in the Spring Creek Campus Clay Studio Friday-Sunday, Oct. 27-29. Raku is a low-fire form of ceramic making.

(Clockwise, from top left) "Beaked Pitcher" by Posey Bacopoulous; "Seaside, Signal Light"by Jim Romberg; "Stacking Spice Jars, Leaf Yi-Xing Teapot" by Cathi Jefferson; "Silver Sky" by Judy Motzkin; " Pink Bronze Ring," "Avacado & Bronze Knob," " Turquoise & Bronze Funnel" by Virginia Scotchie; "Evening Cascade" by Jim Romberg; "Spirit Keeper" by Judy Motzkin; and "Oil Spot Bowl" by John Britt.

For more information about his show or future shows, visit THE ARTS gallery website at www.collin.edu/THEARTSgallery or call 972.881.5873.

Collin County Community College District (Collin) serves more than 41,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degree and certificate programs. The only public college in the county, Collin is a partner to business, government and industry, providing customized training and work force development.