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December 12, 2007
For Immediate Release

Contact: Mary Cloonan
Exhibitions Director
410 578 1919 x 18

Baltimore Clayworks presents
Another Cup?
Invitational Exhibition of Cups Curated by Deborah Bedwell

Baltimore, Maryland – December 12, 2007 –Starting off 2008 with a new twist on a common object at Baltimore Clayworks with the exhibition Another Cup?, featuring functional and sculptural wares that explore the possibilities of the cup. Another Cup? runs from January 12 through February 23, 2008 with an opening reception on Saturday, January 12th, from 6 to 8 pm. Admission is free.

An invitational exhibition featuring cups from established and emerging ceramic artists. The curator, Baltimore Clayworks’ Executive Director Deborah Bedwell believes, “… that a beautifully made cup, which satisfies its utilitarian and/or artistic intention is exactly what our culture needs and answers the question “Does the world need another cup?”

Invited artists include: Dan Brown (KS), Richard Bunkamper (NY), Stan Burgess (MD), Ray Chen (IN), Elaine Coleman (NV), Tom Coleman (NV), Patrick Coughlin (FL), Bernadette Curran (PA), Shanna Fliegel (IL), Jil Franke (MN), Maggie Furman (MD), Annette Gates (GA), Tine Gebhart (KY), Susan Gladstone (MD), Krista Grecco (GA), Hiroe Hanazono (OH), Giselle Hicks (MA), Julie Johnson (NY), Mark Johnson (ME), Jeffery Kleckner (PA), Jim Koudelka (OR), Leah Leitson (NC), Suze Lindsay (NC), Beth Lo (MT), Loren Lukens (WA), Ruchika Madan (MA), Shari McWilliams (WI), Jenny Mendes (OH), Leigh Taylor Mickelson (NY), Erin Murphy (NY), Emily Murphy (IL), Brooke Noble (NY), Lisa Orr (TX), Rick Parsons (CO), Peter Pinnell (NE), Brenda Quinn (NY), Kari Radasch (ME), Elizabeth Robinson (CO), Laura Ross (KY), Justin Rothshank (PA), Ralph Scala (CO), Lynn Smiser Bowers (MO), Mark Shapiro (MA), Gay Smith (NC), Kevin Snipes (OH), Chris Staley (PA), Natalie Tornatore (NC), Lana Wilson (CA).

High resolution images will be available for publication; please contact Mary Cloonan to have images emailed or sent to you.

Baltimore Clayworks is a not-for-profit ceramic art center located in the Mt. Washington neighborhood in northwest Baltimore. Founded in 1980, Clayworks is housed in two renovated buildings, and offers classes, artists' spaces, exhibitions and programs in the community. Hours are 10 am to 5 pm, Monday through Saturday. For more information, call Baltimore Clayworks at (410) 578-1919 or visit