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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, July 22, 2014 http://www.raymondavenuegallery.com
Contact: Joseph Brown, 651.644.9200, email@example.com
The Raymond Avenue Gallery is pleased to announce its 2014 third quarter exhibition:
CRAIG EDWARDS POTTERY
ANITA OPHOVEN WORKS ON PAPER
By: Craig Edwards Potter, Anita Ophoven Works on Paper
Thursday, August 21 – Friday, September 26
Opening Reception: Thursday, August 21
Gallery Hours during this exhibition:
Monday through Friday, 10 – 4 PM
Saturday from noon to 4 PM
Photographs are available upon request.
Raymond Avenue Gallery proudly presents the pottery of Craig Edwards and the Works on Paper by Anita Ophoven.
Edward’s own words: “My journey as a potter is one that combines my dual interests of making functional pottery and the art of tea. I enjoy making pottery out of a course stoneware clay and wood firing it in an anagama that I built, in New London, Minnesota, where my studio is located. The firings are between three and five days in duration. The longer firing allows me to slow down and spend some time with the process. The pots that come out of a longer firing are like friends from childhood that have lived a life and I am meeting them again in their old age.”
Ophoven has said of her work: “Working on paper is convenient for someone who divides her life between two places. To some degree, the nature of the materials dictates the nature of the work. It suits my interest in detail and precision, and my love of the process, especially the very laborious process of colored pencil drawing.”
Curated by Kraig Thayer Rasmussen
The clay and latex sculptures and paintings of Raymond Avenue Gallery director and artist, Joseph G. Brown, will be on view in the lower level gallery.
Raymond Avenue Gallery, 761 Raymond Avenue Saint Paul, MN 55114, 651.644-9200
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