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February 7th, 2009
For Immediate Release

Contact: Mary Cloonan
Exhibitions Director
410 578 1919 x 18

Baltimore Clayworks presents


Baltimore, Maryland—February 7th, 2009—Baltimore Clayworks hosts the exhibition COUPLETS , curated by Exhibitions Director, Mary Cloonan featuring established and emerging ceramic artists who share a studio. This exhibition runs March 7th- April 17th, 2009 with an opening reception on Saturday, March 7th, from 6 to 8 pm. Admission is free.

The exhibition Couplets explores the studio energy between artists who share a space and the artwork from that collaboration. Creating a dynamic show of several pairs of artists that illustrates the talent and enthusiasm in the realm of ceramic art and the synergy of a communal studio. These partnerships may be domestic or creative; married couples, friends or family. The studio environment may have one person throwing and the other decorating or working separately under one roof. The resulting work may be a singular voice or two diverse styles that are united in dedication and passion for clay.

Invited Artists:
Sarah Panzarella and Jeremy Randall (NY), Nick Joerling and Lisa Brun (NC), Neil Patterson and Sandi Pierantozzi (PA), Michael Roseberry and Bruce Winn (RI), Erin Furmsky and Tyler Lotz (IL), Matt Wilt and Melody Ellis (IL), Aysha Peltz and Todd Wahlstrom (VT), Matt Kelleher and Shoko Teruyama (NC), David and Maggy Hiltner (MT) Jen Gandee and Errol Willett (NY), Jan Hoyman Browe and Doug Browe (CA), Jessica Knap and Adrian French (OH), Jennifer Allen and Shoji Satake (PA), Mitch and Barb Messina (NY), Suze Lindsay and Kent McLaughlin (FL), Richard Burkett and Nan Coffin (CA),Robin and John Gumaelius (OR)

High resolution images will be available for publication; please contact Mary Cloonan to have images e-mailed 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.