The earth reveals remarkable treasures through human hands. When from Michigan, they are special indeed. For these jewels made from clay and transformed by fire are a direct connection to each and every one who call the Great Lakes State “home.”
Experience Michigan Ceramics 2012 through Nov. 9 in the Robinson Gallery at the Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center in Birmingham. Free and open to the public, the juried exhibition features works by Michigan artists and members of the Michigan Ceramic Art Association (MCAA).
Internationally renowned ceramic artist John Glick served as juror for the exhibition. Mr. Glick will conduct an all-day workshop demonstration on Saturday, Oct. 20th, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. In the program, Mr. Glick will demonstrate wheel oriented pots with an emphasis on surface detailing using his newly developed tools. A demo of hand-built pieces with approaches to surface detailing will be included. For details from MCAA, and to register, click here.
The Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center (BBAC) is located at 1516 South Cranbrook Road, Birmingham, MI 48009-1855. Call (248) 644-0866 or click here for details from BBAC on the programs
The image above is a detail of “Harmony,” a ceramic work by Barbara Barefield.