Thursday, March 12, 2009

Local News

Kyle Carpenter adjusts his view of Courtney Murphy's bottle.

The Clay Club met last night and there was a great turnout for the "pot on the spot" critiques. Led by Linda McFarling, Shane Mickey, and myself, we were able to have a big group critique of about a dozen or so pieces. I hope we will continue this discussion as it's helpful for everyone to learn more about what we're trying to do with clay. So much of what we do is in solitude and inside of our own heads. This is a way for the group to consider the options and make suggestions. Twenty heads are sometimes better than one.

Ila Prouty and Jane Hatcher look over a pot by Susan Fagan

John Britt tries to keep order at the crit

Tria Turrou of the Mushroom Factory (l) and
David Trophia and John Lara of
Crimson Laurel Gallery in Bakersville.

In addition to voting in favor of the "fruit of the vine and work of human hands" in Spruce Pine this week, there is a new blog in town! Planning a trip? Curious about our little corner of the world? Read the news from the Mitchell County Chamber of Commerce here!