Past, Present, and Future
As Baltimore Clayworks celebrates our auspicious anniversary of 40 years of clay, community and creativity, our exhibitions will reflect all facets of their history and upcoming endeavors. The year-long celebration will kick off with Past, Present, and Future, an exhibition of many of the artists who have been involved with Clayworks over the years. This includes Founding, Associate, Fellowship, and Resident Artists, along with Studio Interns, who have helped the organization grow. The exhibition will be on display from January 11th through February 22nd, with an opening reception on January 25th from 6-9pm that is free and open to the public. The reception will feature food, drinks, music, and esteemed speakers: Ralph E. Moore Jr., Co-founder and Chief Fundraiser for Peace Camp 2020, Nick Cohen, Executive Director of Maryland Citzens for the Arts, and Samuel Hoi, President of the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA); with a special proclamation by Isaac “Yitzy” Schleifer, Baltimore City Councilman.
Participating artists include: Ronni Aronin, Cami Ascher, Kyle Bauer, Deb Bedwell, Samantha Briegel, Jessica Broad, Wesley Brown, Kyle Brumsted, Sean Chasney, Mary Cloonan, Connor Czora, Blaise DePaolo, Stevie Dissenger, Nicole Fall, Brett Freund, Yoshi Fujii, Pat Halle, Jani Hileman, Sarah House, Matthew Hyleck, Emily Irvin, Sam Jayne, Sallah Jenkins, JoAnn Kandel, Ryan Kelly, Trish Kyner, Emily Lamb, Martina Lantin, Haejung Lee, Bianca Loscocco, Shalya Marsh, Sonya Meeker, Sara Morales-Morgan, Cooper O’Brien, Helen Otterson, Jason Piccoli, Hannah Pierce, Kevin Rohde, Janathel Shaw, Tim Sherman, Volker Schoenfleiss, Marlene Sokoloski-Sandler, Jeremy Wallace, Sam Wallace, Lars Westby, Sarah-Anne Winchester, Travis Winters, Emily Wooten, and Pam Worthington.
Baltimore Clayworks possess a national and international reputation for artistic excellence, artists’ support, and community involvement. This 40th anniversary year celebrates the organization’s rich history, reputation, and community. Clayworks will have many fun activities throughout the year to highlight the joy in their mission, and their passion for the arts and Baltimore. Follow Baltimore Clayworks on social media and their website for the latest news about upcoming celebratory events. Clayworks is proud to be Fired Up at Forty!