Visiting Hours at Artist Studios and Fine Ceramic Galleries in Gloucester, Rockport, and Hamilton Saturday and Sunday, August 16-17 10-5PM
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The Pottery Trail is a self-guided tour of studios and galleries in the Cape Ann area. This free event gives visitors the opportunity to visit the studios and experience the techniques and creativity of the region’s ceramic artists.
The following artists will be hosting visitors for the Pottery Trail:
Come and visit this wonderful West Gloucester studio. Ruth works mainly in functional stoneware. See her simple and elegant pottery for the home and other exciting new works.
2. Side Street Gallery, 17 Rocky Neck Ave, Gloucester,
Contemporary Fine Craft from around the world, featuring the
collection of Hughes-Bosca.
Outdoor Sculpture Show with Contemplation artists Larry Elardo, Kerry Mullen, Seyrel Williams and more. August 7-September 1.
3. Cultural Center at Rocky Neck, 6 Wonson St., Gloucester,
Stop by and see Contemplation: Fine Ceramics from Cape Ann and Beyond, August 7-September 1, Gallery Hours: Thursday-Sunday, 12-6PM and Art of the Possible: All Clay Inclusive, August 29, 5-8PM and August 30-31, 10-6PM.
4. Erin O’Sullivan-Place, Scott Place,Twin Lights Studio, 52 South St., Rockport, 978-546-1352
Ranging from lobster and fish imagery to garden inspired vessels. Teaching studio and gallery of fine art. Variety of classes for all ages offered year round.
5. Susan Hershey, Pigeonhill Pottery, 978-546-9549,
Unfortunately Susan will not be available on the Pottery Trail this year.
Susan fires in a kiln fueled by wood. Her work is mostly earth tones, kissed by the flames. Visit her studio, see her kiln and learn what goes into creating a piece of wood-fired ceramic art. Her studio is near the ocean and the woods on the highest point of Cape Ann.
Ocean-inspired stoneware pottery. Teaching studio and gallery surrounded by forest trails, quarries and the song of wild birds. Relaxed and fun classes available: wheel, hand-building, and glazing for adults and kids.
A fine arts and crafts gallery offering works by local artists, featuring a sculpture garden, located in the scenic village of Lanesville.
Outdoor Sculpture Show with Contemplation artists Cynthia Curtis, Larry Elardo, Marty Morgan, Kerry Mullen, Jenny Rangan, Jill Solomon, Chris Williams and Seyrel Williams . August 7-September 1.
9. Anni Melançon, Dogtown Pottery, 1181 Washington St., Gloucester, 978-281-3512
Functional & art vessels for collectors, table & kitchen. High fire reduction stoneware or porcelain. Wheel thrown or handbuilt, often altered or textured.
10. Marty Morgan, Marty Morgan Pottery, 428 Washington St., Gloucester, 978-281-3347
Elegant functional porcelain pottery, richly colored and textured “quarry vessels” and tile wall sculptures.
11. Nina Goodick, Annisquam River Pottery, 24 Thurston Point Road, Gloucester, 978-283-0556
Beautiful and functional high fire stoneware infused with the salty air and hardworking spirit of Cape Ann’s fishing tradition. Studio and gallery overlooking the Annisquam River.
12. True North Gallery, 25 Woodbury St., South Hamilton,
www.truenorthgallery.netOpen 10-5PM during Pottery Trail. Regular hours: Wednesday-Saturday, 12-5PM and other times by appointment.
Starting August 7: “Raku Horses
and Hummingbirds by Lindsey Epstein.” Also: sgraffito porcelain by Tim
Christensen and art inspired by the north, nature, and native