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Lavish and Lush

Baltimore, Maryland – August 11- September 29, 2012-  Baltimore Clayworks is honored to be hosting Lavish and Lush a traveling show from the National Council on the Education for Ceramic Arts conference.  We are excited to present such a tremendous opportunity to showcase the best in ceramic arts. 

Abstract
“Lavish and Lush” is an exhibition of experimental sculptural works and small installations that are both excessive and obsessive in concept, composition, and materiality. Each artist in this exhibition possesses a lavish and lush aesthetic, creating prolific works wrought with sumptuous surfaces, ornate renderings, and sensual textures that are both visual and tactile feasts. Like feast on food, one feels comforted and nourished, but if the consumption continues the experience shifts uncomfortably to one of over consumption and repulsion.  The works in this show straddles this edge with an opulent surplus of form and surface.

Featured Artists:
Susan Beiner (AZ), Jason Brigg (TN), Erin Furimsky (IL), Julie Moon (Ontario, Canada), Rain Harris (KS), Tammie Rubin (IL)

Solo Gallery
Cup Benefit Exhibition: August 11- September 1, 2012

Gala Auction Preview Exhibition: September 8-28, 2012

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 reclaimed and renovated buildings located across the street from one another.  This organization offers classes, artists’ spaces, exhibitions, and programs throughout the community.  Hours are 10am – 5pm, Monday through Saturday.  For more information call Baltimore Clayworks at 410-578-1919 or visit our website, www.baltimoreclayworks.org.

 

Media Contact:

Mary Cloonan
Exhibitions Director
(410) 578-1919 ext. 18
Mary.cloonan@baltimoreclayworks.org 

Baltimore Clayworks
5707 Smith Avenue
Baltimore Maryland 21209
T. 410 578 1919  F. 410 578 0058
www.baltimoreclayworks.org