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Opening Reception – Worldwide Welcome: Global Perspectives in North Carolina Clay

July 28, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Dragon vase detail, Jinsong & Carol Kim (Seagrove Art Pottery, Seagrove, NC)

Dragon vase detail, Jinsong & Carol Kim (Seagrove Art Pottery, Seagrove, NC)

Please join us for the opening reception on Saturday, July 28, 2018, from Noon—2:00 p.m. Our reception is free of charge and open to the public.

With the title, Worldwide Welcome, borrowed from Emma Lazarus’ poem at the base of the Statue of Liberty, this show celebrates the diversity of work produced by a number of contemporary ceramic artists who have moved to North Carolina from different places around the world over the past several decades, bringing with them a multiplicity of perspectives and traditions. North Carolina has a rich pottery tradition, one that continues to evolve with each subsequent generation and as more and more people immigrate here from other areas around the world.

Featured Artists:
Sasha Bakaric, Onay Cruz Gutierrez, Seo Eo, Mark Hewitt, Helene Icard, Jinsong & Carol Kim, Jeannine Marchand, Reiko Miyagi, Anne Pärtna, Siglinda Scarpa, Hitomi Shibata, Takuro Shibata, Hiroshi Sueyoshi

Many pieces in this exhibition are available for purchase. Purchased pieces must remain in the exhibition until it ends.

This exhibition runs from July 28—November 27, 2018.


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July 28, 2018
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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North Carolina Pottery Center
233 East Avenue
Seagrove, NC 27341 United States
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