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Alternative Firings II

July 31 @ 11:00 am - August 27 @ 6:00 pm

Scope artists take various forms of the ceramic medium—some chemistry of ground-up rocks, minerals, and water—to create works that have widely different properties and finishes. Consider tossing rock salt into a red-hot kiln; horsehair on vessels just lifted from the kiln; placing an object straight from the glowing kiln into a bed of straw, sawdust, or even seaweed. This August, our artists demonstrate the results of firings with salt, soda, raku kilns, smoke firing, and other ingenuous techniques. Featuring the Ceramic Guild.


July 31 @ 11:00 am
August 27 @ 6:00 pm


Scope Gallery


Studio 19 – Scope Gallery

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