Studio Open House and Sale
At Purple Sage Pottery in Merrimac, MA
Sat., May 4th, 10am - 5pm
Sun., May 5th, noon - 5pm
The sale will feature a diverse collection of decorative and functional works in stoneware and porcelain to fit every taste and budget.
Shop for that special piece of pottery to take home with you or the perfect gift. Pick a pot still warm from the fire directly out of the gas kiln. Watch a pot being spun on the potter's wheel, or try to spin one yourself. Light refreshments will be served.
Purple Sage owner Iris Minc’s works range from exquisite porcelain and graceful stoneware to rough-hewn art pieces.
Mochizuki, Fumihiko offers a fusion of Japanese and western design elements.
Lisa Mistretta will showcase her highly imaginative and beautifully decorated work.
Bonnie Jean Malcolm, has been working with clay since she was a young girl. Bonnie stays young by never being afraid to try something new.
Beth Bell works intuitively, embracing the irregularities that happen naturally in the creative process to create her soulful decorative and functional works in clay.
Christina Bellinger combines classic shapes with her love of animals, often having an animal as the knob on one of he jars.
Sibel Alpaslan, who has recently arrived from Turkey where she had owned a pottery studio, brings a fun and whimsical aspect to the show.
Hiromi Satoh brings an Oriental flair to her ceramics with her subtle shapes and colors.
Lucy Hutchinson’s work has the clean lines and soft glazes of traditional folk pottery.
Jenny Graf's slab built creations reflect her fascination with textures and patterns and how they interact with the glazes.
Gary Rathmell's background in metal sculpture and jewelry making shines through his clay work. Some of his specialties are stylized and very sculptural teapots and wall hanging bird heads with an attitude.
Reg Logan, an illustrator as well as a metal jeweler, expresses her wry sense of humor through her scraffito carvings.
Ana Guerra came to pottery as a painter. She loves the quality and richness of color in ceramic glazes. A strong Asian influence both in shape and glaze is evident in her work.
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