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April 2018

Florals and Foliage

Scope Gallery

April 30 @ 10:00 am - June 3 @ 6:00 pm

Green is the new black as the world wakes and mother nature does a medley of moves for the Spring production. Blooms bound onto center stage while trees build to the climax. Planting season does pirouettes while herbs and other edibles do an impactful second act. Potters offer a supporting cast of salad bowls, planters and vases and artists express acres of natural inspiration. In conjunction with the Art League’s Sogetsu Ikebana show May 1 to 5. With the Ceramic…

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June 2018

Selfie: Not for Sharing

Scope Gallery

June 4 @ 10:00 am - July 1 @ 6:00 pm

Take time to treat yourself right, do some soul searching and local handmade retail therapy by selecting a treasure that reflects individualism. Test what appeals to enhance your environment and find a bauble that tickles your fancy. Just do it, only for you. Artists focus on onesies with bud vases, cups and offer the id-centric with personal use in mind. In conjunction with Art Leagues Reflections from June 5 to July 1. With the Kiln Club

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July 2018

Fruity Influences

Scope Gallery

July 2 @ 10:00 am - July 29 @ 6:00 pm

A fresh, tasty crop inspires a variety of shapes and colors as produce mixes with pottery in a refreshing blend of Summer fun. Pots echo of pears, bowls exude eggplant, wine inspires tasteful vintage vessels and dishware in stunning red is the cherry on top. In conjunction with Art League’s Tabletop show. With the Ceramic Guild

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Brilliance: An Exploration of Heat and Light

Scope Gallery

July 30 @ 10:00 am - September 2 @ 6:00 pm

Select something that sparkles, treasure a wood-fired wonder with a toasty finish or a reflective, refractive crystalline- glazed form. Warm up to candlesticks, tea light holders, lamps and lanterns. In conjunction with Art Leagues Reflections. With the Kiln Club

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September 2018

Geometrics

Scope Gallery

September 3 @ 10:00 am - September 30 @ 6:00 pm

Artists compose a shapeshifting symphony with patterns and forms based on polygons and cutting edge configurations in vivid glazes. Clay offers a concerto of concentric circles, a bellaggio of boat forms and trippy tripods and triangles. With the Kiln Club

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October 2018

Beginnings & Endings

Scope Gallery

October 1 @ 10:00 am - October 28 @ 6:00 pm

Once upon a time, there was dishware for starters and desserts in the Gallery called Scope, where the hardworking artists dreamed up ceramic works for the home. Potters and sculptors produced functional and decorative works known far and wide: Beautiful maternity sculptures embody the beginning of life, while and elegant pedestal cake plates present grand a happily ever after. With the Ceramic Guild

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Reframe Your Feast: Recycle Reuse

Scope Gallery

October 29 @ 10:00 am - December 2 @ 6:00 pm

The day-after gets a do-over as excess from Thanksgiving feasting is reinvented in splendid serve ware. Cast off the corning ware and do your day-two in handmade elegance that goes from oven to table. Covered casseroles, bakers and trays class up traditional holiday hangovers while reducing the paper and plastic along with fridge overload. With the Kiln Club

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December 2018

Unity & Peace

December 3 @ 10:00 am - December 31 @ 6:00 pm

Put controversy aside, embrace global warming by seeing the season in a worldly way for a harmonious holiday. Peace is pleasing, cooperation is key in creating an entity that is a successful melding of elements. Clay artists reflect togetherness and a blurring of boundaries galvanizing a whole. With the Ceramic Guild

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