Lincoln Clay Tour

When
Apr 27 2018 - 9:00am to Apr 28 2018 - 5:00pm

Please note: Times listed are local times (CT or MT) depending on the location of the event
About this event
Description: 
FOURTH ANNUAL LINCOLN CLAY TOUR Studio stops showcase work of seven accomplished clay artists with Nebraska ties Local clay artists Gail Kendall, Amy Smith, and Sharon Ohmberger will host two home-studio tours and a sale of their work and the work of four guest potters from Nebraska and Minnesota. Art lovers can make it a three-stop tour: the event shares a weekend with the UNL Clay Club’s Spring Sale at Richards Hall on the UNL Campus. The tour will take place Friday, April 27 from 9AM-6PM and Saturday, April 28 from 9AM-5PM. Visitors can meet the artists, see the pottery and explore two working studios at the following locations: ● 7540 Nemaha – Home studio of Amy Smith; co-host Sharon Ohmberger of Firth with guest artists Peter Scherr of Bellevue and UNL Alum Sean Scott of Battle Lake, MN. ● 2525 Winthrop Rd. – Home studio of Gail Kendall; guest artists Ervin Dixon of Beatrice and Tim Reese of Utica Art lovers can follow the black and white LINCOLN CLAY TOUR signs in these neighborhoods to the featured home studios. There is no charge to attend the tour. A broad variety of pottery in a range of styles and materials including earthenware, porcelain, and stoneware, will be available for purchase and viewing. The Lincoln Clay Tour, now in its 4th year, highlights a local and regional emphasis on the ceramic arts. "The seven potters in the Lincoln Clay Tour balance High Tech with High Touch reminding us how effectively human emotion can be expressed through handwork,” says Gail Kendall, Clay Tour participant and UNL Professor Emerita. People will have opportunities to see working home studios and talk with the artists about how and why they chose to be makers. For more information, including process photos and studio videos, visit the Lincoln Clay Tour Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/LincolnClayTour
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Website: 
www.facebook.com/LincolnClayTour
Location
Gail Kendall Home Studio
2525 Winthrop Road
Lincoln, NE 68510
United States
Phone: 402-309-4630
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