The folks at understand that you have to crawl before you can walk when it comes to the art of clay-making, so what better way to than to spotlight novice sculptors?
To compliment a thriving arts-in-education program, world-renowned were swapped for amateur talent this weekend at the opening of the facility's month-long annual exhibition, Rising Stars: A Student Show.
Gallery walls featured creations from every single studio class including Intro to Clay, Basic Wheel and Teens on Wheels. The bowls, cups and plates ranged from sculptural to to just plain .
But who came to Port Chester to celebrate if none of the artists showcased have been plastered across Ceramics Monthly yet? About 150 members of the Clay Art Center fan-base, including friends, family and admirers.
The show will be available for viewing from now until April 2, 2011.
Summer Camp Registration Now Open
Like what you saw in the student show and want to give it a try it for yourself? Clay Art Center is offering a summer day camp program for youngsters ages six to 14, with a 20 percent discount to any residents with children in the Port Chester School District.
Registration has already begun for activities June-August, so call today for a chance to have imagination fused with self-confidence for classes like Beach Party Clay Camp and Figure Fun.
Call 914-937-2047 or visit http://www.clayartcenter.org to register a budding artist in the center's kid-friendly classes.
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