Celebration of Clay 2021: 
COMING TOGETHER

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Special dedication to Frank Willett

The Gallery at Abiquiu Inn
Abiquiu, New Mexico

Exhibit  was open from June 11 to July 29, 2021



Below  are the works created by our Artists for the exhibition.  Click a thumbnail for larger image and description.

70 photo(s) Updated on: 11 Jun 2021
  • 1. Lee Akins: Curved Vase; 13.5 x 7 x 7"; $350; coil, C01 oxidation
  • 2. Melissa Alexander: Bloodstone Vase; 8 X 5 X 5"; $85; Hand built and carved, Cone 6
  • SOLD: 3. Amber Archer: Lime Bowl; 4.5 x 10.5 x 10.5"; $125; thrown raku
  • SOLD: 4. Leonard Baca: White Wedding; 12 x 12 x 6"; $100; stoneware cone 6
  • 6. Luisa Baldinger: Double Walled Vessel; 9 x 9 x 8"; $350; Slab built, aluminum foil saggar fired
  • 5. Luisa Baldinger: Hive; 10 x 6 x 6"; $225; Hand built, aluminum foil saggar fired
  • 7. Sue Baum: A Good Man (Marty); 11 x 8 x 10"; $4500; clay, glaze fired ^6 and wood fired ^10
  • 8. Tracy Bell: Knowing vs Seeing; 9 1/4 x 7 x 5 1/2"; $450; Arita Porcelain / sculpted/ glazed / kiln fired at cone 10
  • 9. Karin N. Bergh: Blue Trout; 17 x 16 x 4"; $$80 ea; slab built, cone 6, slips & glazes, metal rods
  • 10. Jorge Luis Bernal: Tres Hermanos; 17 x 15 x 9"; $900; Hand build clay Cone 10, Raku fired. Each on a steel base
  • 11. Elaine Biery: Peaceful Times; 4.5 x 12 x 12"; $145; Slump mold with carved tree and crystalline glaze
  • SOLD: 12. Elaine Biery: Sacred Space; 5.5 x 8 x 7"; $130; Wheel thrown with carved embellishments and a crystalline glaze
  • 13. Steve Blakely: Acoma Windows; 10 x 6.5"; $485; Wheel thrown stoneware; cone 10 gas fired reduction. My homage to Native American Spirituality, recalling "Sky City" Acoma Pueblo.
  • SOLD: 14. Steve Blakely: Shifting Cogs; 10 x 6"; $485; Wheel thrown stoneware vase; cone 10 gas fired reduction. A design recalling Frank Lloyd Wright's "Prairie Style" and mid-century aesthetics.
  • 16. Joe Bova: Blue Eagle; 5 X 3.5 x 8"; $500; Handbuilt from slabs (repoussé technique). Cone 6 and multi fired.
  • 15. Joe Bova: Tux; 5 x 5 x 8"; $500; Handbuilt from slabs (repoussé technique), cone 6 and multi fired.
  • 17. Nancy Bovee: Encircled Layers; 5 x 5 x 5"; $225; terra cotta clay, slab construction, colored terra sigillata, black copper wash slip trailed, clear glaze, cone 03
  • 18. Nancy Bovee: Layered Body of work; 5 x 5 x 5"; $225; terra cotta clay, slab construction, colored terra sigillata, black copper wash slip trailed, clear glaze, cone 03
  • 19. Sharon Brush: Zozo; 48 x 18 x 8"; $3,600; Stoneware, burnished slip
  • SOLD: 20. Barbara Campbell: Pumpkin Series #7; 8.5 x 8" ; $225; Raku
  • 21. Anna Bush Crews: Foglegs 2 parts; 22 x 8.5 x 7"; $950; slab built cone 5, mixed clay bodies
  • 22. Anna Bush Crews: Relic From the Future; 10 x 15 x 9"; $400; slab built raku magic clay
  • 24. Sara D'Alessandro: Supine Olla; 16 x 24.5 x 22.5"; $1100; Coil built unique, polychrome with under glaze and paint
  • 23. Sara D'Alessandro: Upstarts; 70 x 12 x 12" and 34.5 x 12 x 12"; $3600; Hand built, cone four, under glaze and glaze
  • 25. Jan Dorris: cutout; 12 x 12 x 12"; $375; fired clay, glazed and smoked
  • 26. Jan Dorris: Cracked Egg; 12 " x 12 x 16"; $525; fired clay, glazed and smoked, wire
  • 28. Adam Emery: Blighted Dragon; 10 x 6 x 23" ; $2400; Clay
  • 27. Adam Emery: ForestFloor; 10 x 7 x 10"; $1200; Clay
  • 29. Hebe Garcia: Agarrando las memorias que se desvanecen; 16 x 13 x 9"; $2800; Mid-fire red sculptural clay, engobe, and underglaze; fired to cone 3.
  • 30. Hebe Garcia: Thought and Memory; 13.5 x 13.5 x 4" ; $950; Mid-fire red sculptural clay, engobe, glaze, and underglaze; fired to cone 3.
  • 32. Linda Hayden: Embrace; 16.5 x 10 x 5.5"; $575; Coiled, Cone 015, Reduction fired & Acrylic paint, Micaceous clay
  • 31. Linda Hayden: Together Again; 12 x 10.5 x 7"; $525; Coil built, Cone 015, Micaceous clay
  • SOLD: 34. Svetlana Kirillova: Birch set- Vase and 4 mugs; 14.5 x 33 x 33”; $250; B-Max clay, cone 5
  • 33. Svetlana Kirillova: Vase; 6.5 x 3 x 4.5”; $150; B-Max clay, cone 5
  • 35. Serit Kotowski: Dragon Urn; 15.5 x 13" ; $735; Coil built, low black fire with mica slip
  • 36. Serit Kotowski: Seed Pod Jar; 24.5 x 11"; $1075; Coil built, mid range fired with mixed oxides and Taos sand belt
  • SOLD: 38. Jennifer Lowell: Reunion de Golondrinas; 17 x 20"; $240; Ceramic handbuilt swallows, ceramic handbuilt tile, reclaimed wood from old grain holding building
  • 37. Jennifer Lowell: Grandma's Tupperware Series: Bunny's Picnic; 10 x 9"; $240; Thrown, sculpted handles and top, hand decorated, oxidation firing
  • SOLD: 39. Catherine "Cate" McClain: Cactus Blooming; 8 x 6 x 6"; $305; coil and slab, stoneware, cone 6, underglaze wash and glaze
  • SOLD: 40. Catherine "Cate" McClain: Cactus Blossoms; 6 x 8.5 x 8"; $210; coiled, stoneware, cone 6
  • 41. Lisa McEneaney: Endangered Species: Siberian Tiger; 2 x 9 x 9"; $75; cone 6 porcelain like stoneware
  • 42. Judy Nelson-Moore: Citadel; 21 x 17 x 9"; $1200; Stoneware paper clay, stains, underglazes
  • 43. Judy Nelson-Moore: Dancing Cylinder; 14 x 12 x 12"; $950; stoneware paper clay, blue velvet glaze
  • SOLD: 45. Charlotte Ownby: Aspen Fall 1; 10.5 dia x 1/4"; $150; Hand-built with white stoneware slab, bas relief; underglazed, glazed with wax resist; fired to cone 6 oxidation
  • SOLD: 44. Charlotte Ownby: Aspen Winter 1; .5 x 10.5"; $150; Hand-built with white stoneware slab, bas relief; underglazed, glazed with wax resist; fired to cone 6 oxidation
  • 46. Adam Padilla: Sandia Crow Small Plate; 1.75 x 6”; $125; True Porcelain, Underglaze Inlay, Dragons Breath Glaze, Cone 10 Reduction Firing
  • 48. Andrea Pichaida: Just Be; 10 x 15.5 x 9"; $2,100; Hand built in paper clay; with washes and underglazes. Fired in oxidation to cone 5
  • 47. Andrea Pichaida: Rising Spirit; 9.5 x 10.5 x 7"; $1,600; Hand built in mid range clay, with underglazes and glaze. Fired in oxidation to Cone 5
  • 49. Judith Richey: Bird Cup; 4 x 6"; $80; Stoneware/Oxidation
  • 50. Judith Richey: Bird Tile; 11 x 11 x 1"; $350; stoneware/oxidation
  • 51. Kat Richter-Sand: Curvitude; 5.675 x 3.75 x 3.75"; $210; wheel-thrown hand-altered porcelain with carved base design, in deep black and clear glazes and fired to 2340 degrees in a gas reduction
  • 52. Kat Richter-Sand: Zenspeak; 2 x 3.75" each; $195; wheel thrown, hand-carved porcelain embellished with deep metallic black glaze before fired in a gas reduction kiln to 2340 degrees
  • SOLD: 53. Jenna Ritter: Black Pot; 5.5 x 9.25 x 9.25"; $225; Hand gathered local clay; coil construction; stone polished; reduction pit fired
  • 55. Kari Rives: Helena; 9 x 11 x 6"; $650; clay
  • 54. kari rives: Shadow; 19 x 15 x 9"; $4000; clay
  • 57. Joey Serim: Postcards; 13 x 6 x 6"; $500; Stoneware, thrown, handbuilt, altered, with slips, underglazes, washes, decals
  • 56. Joey Serim: Tea for Two; 8 x 14 x 7"; $225; Porcelain, thrown and handbuilt, Cone 6 oxidation, underglaze decoration
  • 58. Cirrelda Snider-Bryan: High Desert Water Cycle; 12 x 12 x 1"; $100; Cone 5-fired Sandia Red clay slab with Laguna Moroccan Sand glazes. Mounted on hardibacker with Versabond and sanded grout.
  • 59. Cirrelda Snider-Bryan: Where The Springs Come From; 13.5 x 15 x 1"; $200; Cone 5-fired Ochre relief slab with Amaco, Duncan underglaze, Mayco Stroke n Coat
  • 60. Carolyn Stupin: All Painted Up; 13 x 12 x 6.5"; $275; terra cotta coil building
  • 61. Carolyn Stupin: Woman of the Omo Valley; 12 x 14 x 6"; $375; terra cotta with underglaze an acrylic paint
  • 63. Darla Thompson: contortion; 15.5 x 9 x 8"; $400; handbuilt clay, cone 06 glaze
  • 62. Darla Thompson: social distance; 16.5 x 8 x 8"; $400; handbuilt clay, cone 06 glaze
  • 64. Michael Thornton: Geomancer; 24.5 x 10 x 6"; $1200; Wood-Fired Stoneware
  • 65. Michael Thornton: Mountain Vase; 17 x 7 x 7"; $600; Wood-Fired Stoneware
  • 66. Ann Trott: Pod #1; 12 x 5 x 5”; $100; Wheel thrown and hand built stoneware fired to cone 5. Sprayed with low fire underglazes
  • SOLD: 67. Ann Trott: Pod #2; 10 x 8 x 8”; $100; Wheel thrown and altered stoneware fired to cone 5. Sprayed on low fire underglaze.
  • SOLD: 68. Suzanne Vilmain: If Only Glass Were Glaze; 10 x 17 x 3"; $250; raku ceramics
  • SOLD: 70. Frank Willett: Covered Jar #46; 10.5 x 9"; $165; white stoneware, wheel thrown, reduction fired, cone 11
  • SOLD: 69. Frank Willett: Shallow Bowl; 3.5 x 12 x 12"; $175; white stoneware, wheel thrown, reduction fired, cone 11

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