Made in Clay Gala 2009

Greenwich House Pottery, New York City’s only non-profit venue dedicated exclusively to the ceramic arts, is pleased to present its 12th annual Made in Clay benefit sale and first ever online auction. The sale takes place in the Pottery’s charming, 1928 red brick building at 16 Jones Street. A special preview evening catered by SUSHI SAMBA will give guests an advance look at the ceramics on view. Over 80 ceramic artists selected from across the country convey the wonderful variety of American studio pottery today: Richard Notkin's politically charged earthenware tiles, a haunting, life-size sculpture by Akio Takamori, Ayumi Horie's earthenware pots featuring wry, witty drawings of animals and their dramas, Sam Chung’s contemporary soda-firing methods, and Julia Galloway’s intricately glazed pouring vessels. Guest artists’ work is displayed along side Greenwich House Pottery’s own members, who exhibit ceramic works ranging from traditional vases and sake sets to hand-built lidded boxes and elegant jewelry.

The work of these artists has been seen in galleries across the country and in the pages of Vogue, American Craft, Ceramics Monthly, Time Out NY, as well as blogs such as Design*Sponge, Apartment Therapy and Whip-up; Made in Clay is the only place to see them all side by side.  Proceeds from Made In Clay directly benefit the artists and Greenwich House Pottery’s educational programs which support emerging ceramic artists from age 4 through post-MFA residencies and beyond. Made In Clay also offers an introduction to Greenwich House Pottery’s Storefront, the only venue of its kind in New York City to offer an inspiring array of contemporary studio ceramics year-round.
 

INVITATIONAL: APRIL 3-MAY 14:
Jennifer Allen, Christa Assad, Chadwick Augustine, Posey Bacopoulos
Rob Barnard, Margaret Bohls, Michael Boyer, Victoria Christen, Sam Chung
Naomi Cleary, Michael Corney, Stacy Cushman, Charity Davis-Woodard
Josh Deweese, Kim Dickey, Sanam Emami, Heather Mae Erickson
Kathy Erteman, Diana Fayt, Julia Galloway, David Gibson, Steve Godfrey
Hiroe Hanazono, Molly Hatch, Robbie Heidinger, Ayumi Horie, Sarah Jaeger

Garth Johnson, Julie Johnson, Kristen Kieffer, Peter Lane, Steven Lee
Simon Levin, Robbie Lobell, Ruchika Madan, Michael McCarthy, Lorna Meaden
Alleghany Meadows, Sequoia Miller, Peter Morgan, Richard Notkin
Jeff Oestreich, Meg Oliver, Aysha Peltz, Joe Pintz, Liz Quackenbush, Brenda Quinn
Don Reitz, Steven Roberts, Elizabeth Robinson, Roseberry-Winn, Tim Rowan
Nick Schneider, Deborah Schwartzkopf, Mark Shapiro, Andy Shaw, Anat Shiftan
Helena Starcevic, Karen Swyler, Munemitsu Taguchi, Akio Takamori, Julie Terestman
Shoko Teruyama, Adam Welch, Tara Wilson, Sheryl Zacharia

 
MEMBERS SHOWCASE: April 3-5, 2009
Rene Barkett, Beth Bolgla, Nancy Cameron, Charles Freehof
Suzanne Goodelman, Joan Haslam, Isabel Hayes, Julie Knight
Cara Jean McCarthy, Sam Moriber, Jane Opper, Eleanor Seewald
Margie Skaggs, Melissa Stanley, My Kieu Tang, Kristen Wicklund
 
THANK YOU to our Greenwich Village neighbors Sushi Samba and Birdbath Bakery for delicious donations of refreshments for Made in Clay!

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