Blog posts tagged with “blue bird houses”
Last night I got to see the 1st finished but unfired bird houses from the class at NC State’s Crafts Center. They’re quite impressive and and the students seem to be pretty happy with their results. Here’s what they’ve been doing.Continue Reading →
This past weekend was the annual JC Raulston Arboretum and New and Observer’s Bird House Contest. I’m embarrassed to say I totally forgot to enter my piece. However one of my students did. In the picture below the one on the right is my demonstration piece and on the left is the student’s. A judge’s ...Continue Reading →
I’m in the home stretch of finishing up the work for the show “(un)veiled” at Block Gallery. The finishing touch are the finial birds that will top my fence posts. As is my habit I’ve saved the doing of these birds to last simply because I hadn’t figured out how to make them. I had ...Continue Reading →
I could not be happier with how the kiln is firing and the results I’ve been getting. It gives me the fuel I need to finish glazing the last two houses and build the birds that will sit on the posts. The posts have also been fired but I don’t want to share them with ...Continue Reading →
This year my entry for the JR Ralston Arboretum bird house contest will be less ambitious than last year. My bird house energy is focused on a show I’m participating in at the Miriam Block Gallery, located at 222 W. Hargett Street, Raleigh, NC. The exhibit “(un)veiled” will feature work by installation and paper artist ...Continue Reading →
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WHERE: Bosetti Art Tile Studio, 1201 W Lenoir Street, Raleigh NC 27603
HOURS: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
DATE: Sunday, November 10, 2013
Celebrate the joy of reading and the beauty of art at tile artist Marina Bosetti's Showroom and Studio in Boylan Heights. View stunning art, jewelry, photos and more by local artists. Visit with local authors as they share their works and sign their books.
INFO & RSVP: http://artists-authors-showcase-111013.eventbrite.com/
Master Class: Ceramic Tile Design *only 7 seats left!*
WHERE: Mint Museum Uptown, 500 S. Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC 28202
HOURS: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m
DATE: November 16, 2013; December 14, 2013
COST: $160 Member/$200 Non-Member
Ceramic artist Marina Bosetti will instruct with the ancient technique of cuerda seca, a cloisonné-inspired method that mimics the look of mosaic. Participants will create their green ware tile in the first session and return to do their surface design work on the bisque ware the second session. Inspired by arts and crafts and Art Nouveau design, Bosetti has an BFA from Pratt. Teens and Adults. Intermediate and advanced level.
There is an option for teachers to get 1 hour renewal credit for master class workshops.
Contact Rita Shumaker, 704-337-2054.
*Registration required. Please register online or call 704-337-2107 to register by phone.
29th Annual Crafts Center Fair and Sale
WHERE: North Carolina State University-Thompson Hall Lower Level, 2
HOURS: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
DATE: November 23, 2013