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Winterfest 2013 and Annual Holiday Sale opens with the Jazz Preview Party

Winterfest 2013: Images left to right: Ben Krupka, Mike Stumbas, Walter Hyleck, Mitzi DavisImages left to right: Ben Krupka, Mike Stumbas, Walter Hyleck, Mitzi Davis

Baltimore, Maryland - October 30, 2013 -  Please join us on Friday, November 15 from 6-8PM for a sneak preview of our most popular exhibition and shopping event of the year - Winterfest and the Annual Holiday Sale. Enjoy the unveiling of fabulous ceramics, wine, lite fare and live jazz by the Todd Marcus Trio! The Winterfest exhibition celebrates giving the gift of handmade ceramic art. This year we will celebrate former executive director Deborah Bedwell's gift to Baltimore Clayworks - her 33 year commitment to clay and community. The evening will be dedicated to Deb and the amazing contributions she has made to the organization. Spend an evening shopping among abulous ceramics and get first choice before the exhibition and holiday sale is open to the public on Saturday the 16th.  A suggested donation of $20 is appreciated - proceeds from this fundraiser will support the artistic and educational programming at Baltimore Clayworks. Please RSVP through the web site, by phone or in person.

On November 16 through January 5, 2014, Baltimore Clayworks is proud to be presenting our eighteenth annual Winterfest 2013, the utilitarian ceramics holiday invitational celebrating the gift of art featuring established and emerging ceramic artists. Select galleries will host our Annual Holiday Sale where the rooms are filled with hand-crafted gifts by Baltimore Clayworks' member and associate artists.

Invited Winterfest 2013 Artists: Mitzi Davis (GA), Adam Field (CO), Ursula Fries-Herfort (NH), Walter Hyleck (KY), Ben Krupka (MA), Justin Lambert (FL), Clay Leonard (OH), Lisa Orr (TX), Brandon Phillips (TX), Mike Poness (MD), Grace Sheese (IL), Willi Singleton (PA), Matthew Smith (NC), Mike Strumbas (CO), Natalie Tornatore (MN)

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Winterfest 2013


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,


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Baltimore Clayworks
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Baltimore Maryland 21209
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