Emerging Ceramicists in Western North Carolina

December 7, 2017 @ 10:00 am

The Asheville Area Arts Council is excited to announce a new exhibit from artist and curator Akira Satake titled, Intro — Emerging Ceramicists in Western North Carolina.This exhibit will be on display December 1, 2017 – January 5, 2018 in the Refinery Creator Space, located at 207 Coxe Ave, Asheville NC 28801. The opening reception will be Friday, December 1, 2017 from 5:00-8:00 pm with an artist talk at 6:30. The AAAC is pleased to host Akira Satake’s ceramic invitational for the third year and highlight some of Buncombe County’s emerging ceramic artists.

Photo Credit: Samantha Oliver

“This year, we look towards a fresh generation of potters inspired by the rich traditions of our region’s ceramics.  We are very proud to feature these exceptional young artists in the exhibition, Intro  EmergingCeramicists in Western North Carolina, and we look forward to seeing how their talents and vision shape the traditions of our ceramic heritage in the coming years.”

Participating artists: Amanda Hollomon- Cook, Anja Bartels, Candice Hensley, Dustin Fowler, Kristen Schoonover, Matt Wegleitner, Micah Thanhauser, Molly Morning-Glory, Nina Kawar, Samantha Oliver, Tara Underwood, and The Bright Angle.