Following Form Is April Exhibit At River Gallery

Monday, March 25, 2013

The April exhibit at River Gallery is Following Form and it will be on display from April 1-30. 

The exhibit features Courtenay James of Tennessee, Mary-Ann Prack of North Carolina and Brad Schwieger of Ohio.   There will be an opening reception with the artists on Friday, April 5, 6:30-8 p.m. with a snow date scheduled for Saturday, April 6, 2-4 p.m.

Mr. Schwieger's altered, wheel-thrown, ceramic works explore various facets of utility and function as decorative objects. Creating illusions of three-dimensional space formed by light and color, Ms. James seeks to uncover the abstract details hidden in commonplace people and places. Through hand-built clay forms, Ms. Prack finds inspiration in sharply defined shapes and colors tensioned against sensuous organic form and surface. 

The event is free and open to the public.  River Gallery is at 400 E. Second St. 



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