Holiday Open Studio – Bella Joy Pottery

It’s time again for the Bella Joy Pottery Holiday Open Studio!
This year for the first time ever Michael Kifer will have his home studio open as well.

Friday Dec 7th night is a mailing list preview night from 6-8pm.
All mailing list members will receive 10% off, even on 50% off items.
Saturday Dec 8th hours are 11-5.
Sunday Dec 9th hours are 12-4.

My address is:
824 (GPS 11944) Doster Road
Plainwell, MI 49080

Michael’s address is:
11189 East CD Ave.
Richland, MI 49083

I hope to see you there!
Thank you for supporting handmade,

Shakerag Workshops 2012

Get’em before they fill up!!!

Session One: June 10 – 16, 2012
Jean Cacicedo – Three Dimensional Fabric: Drawn from Nature
Nancy Crow – Strip-Piecing & Restructuring
Shawn Decker – Moving and Shaking the World: Physical Computing for Artists
Michel Garcia – Dyeing with Plants: Seven Experiments
Kent McLaughlin – Kiln Building, Simplified
Holly Roberts – Paint and Collage/Collage and Paint
Sandy Webster – Boxes and Books: Constructions Around the Found Object
Liz Zlot Summerfield – Personal Pots Through Soft Slabs

Session Two: June 17 – 23, 2012
Stephen Alvarez – Photography: The Visual Narrative
John Britt – Understanding Glazes and Firing
Dahlia Elsayed – Image and Text
Michel Garcia – Printing on Textiles with Plants: Polychromatic Effects
Natalie Chanin and Diane Hall – Open Design: Sewing and Construction
Mark Shapiro – Making Pots / Thinking Pots
Chris Sugrue – Curious Systems: Explorations in Art and Algorithmic Behavior

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