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Earth, Nature, and the Common Thread Exhibit

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Saturday, January 6, 2024 - February 17, 2024
10:00 am - 6:00 pm LowellArts Gallery Exhibit (Expired)
LowellArts
223 West Main Street
Lowell, MI 49331 (616) 897-8545
Cost: FREE
Contact & More Info
https://www.lowellartsmi.org/exhibitions/earth-nature-common-thread
Contact: LowellArts
Email: info@lowellartsmi.org
Phone: (616) 897-8545
Event posted by: LowellArts

Earth, Nature, and the Common Thread brings together three distinct exhibitions by three groups of artists in one gallery space. Each group of artists has found a commonality through medium or approach, and their shared artistic exploration helps to inform and advance their work.

One group features ceramic artwork by members of the West Michigan Potters Guild and showcases the many approaches to working with clay both sculptural and functional including alternative firing techniques such as raku, pit firing and wood firing.

Another group presents Shore to Shore Michigan, an exhibition of 55 two dimensional pieces completed en Plein air (the French term for painting outdoors) by members of the Great Lakes Plein air Painters Association.

The third group is made up of three artists who create abstract textiles works that combine a love of color and design with textures achieved by using cloth and stitch, sometimes incorporating the traditions of quilting along with other innovative and experimental techniques.

The 3 exhibitions are titled: Earth, Water and Fire: Ceramic Artwork by the West Michigan Potters Guild, ​Shore to Shore Michigan: Great Lakes Plein air Painters Association, and Textile Imaginings by Mary Bajcz, Katie McGrath, and Kathryn Schmidt.

Artist Reception:

Sunday, January 14, 2:00-4:00pm. This event is open to the public, light refreshments will be served.

Gallery Hours Jan 6 to Feb 17, 2024: 

Tuesday through Friday 10:00am-6:00pm​, Saturday 12:00-5:00pm