Exhibits featuring new work by Artists’ Own members and invited artists

2017 Exhibits and Events

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July 21 - Sept 2

Fiber 2017

Artisan Creations and Fashions

Featuring Artists’ Own Fiber Artists: Vicky Bollock, Cyndy Clauss, Cherry Delaney, Ellen Germann, Anita Krug, Pat Mleynek and LaDonna Vohar.

Fiber has different meanings depending on the artist. It could be linen and wool for the Weaver, silk for a Scarf Dyer or lace for the Seamstress. These seven fiber artists have drawn from saved and treasured fibers, fibers that may be rare and expensive, limited in production, or old and no longer found. Yet, these special fibers pose a challenge: find just the right project to showcase them!

Artisan Creations and Fashions features design pieces that fully utilize the origin of the fiber. Join us at Artists’ Own to see how a simple treasured piece of fiber is transformed into a piece of art.

Reception: Friday, July 21
6:00-9:00 p.m. (during Gallery Walk)

Sept 8 - Oct 14

Expressive Clay: Two Approaches

Featuring Ceramic Artists Dick Lehman and Amy Sanders

Amy Sanders Dick Lehman

Reception: Friday, September 15
6:00-9:00pm (during Gallery Walk)

Artist Talk - Dick Lehman and Amy Sanders
Pre-lecture Reception: Friday October 13, 5:00–6:45pm, Artists’ Own Lecture: Friday, October 13 - 7:00pm, Thomas Duncan Hall
Free and open to the public

Expressive Clay: Two Approaches features works from two diverse, expressive ceramicists, Dick Lehman and Amy Sanders. Artists’ Own and the Greater Lafayette Clay Guild have developed the exhibit in conjunction with the Fun with Dick & Amy Pottery Workshop and Lecture at Thomas Duncan Hall, Oct. 13 & 14. The 7 pm lecture on Friday, Oct. 13, is free and open to the public.

Dick Lehman is a renowned ceramic artist from Goshen, Indiana. Dick found his love for ceramics as an elective course in college. After graduation and a “regular” job, Dick switched from a hobby potter in 1981 to full-time ceramists. Dick’s insights and techniques have appeared in both national and international periodicals and books; his work is exhibited and collected worldwide. He may be best known for his enhancements of three firing techniques: long-wood-firing, side-fire, and saggar-fire.

Amy Sanders, owner of there there pottery, is from Charlotte, North Carolina. Amy creates delightful earthenware handbuilt vessels demonstrating a luscious balance of texture, rhythm, and pattern within their visually soft utilitarian forms. She currently works as a studio artist, teaches adult handbuilding classes, and conducts workshops nationwide.

The exhibit will showcase works each artist has selected specifically for this event.

For more information about the workshop and lecture go to: www.greaterlafayetteclayguild.org

Dick Lehman           
Amy Sanders           

Oct 23 - Nov 11

Artists’ Own Special Exhibit Featuring the Classic Cartoons of David Sattler

Reception: Saturday, November 4
10:00am to 12:00 noon