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Meet and Greet my new studio mates: November 2-5

Posted on: October 27th, 2017 by
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Hello,

Come meet my new studio mates during Art Attack, November 3-5 or on First Thursday, November 2 from 5-9pm.

Bev Zerbib-Berda...I could not find a California picture....here she is in Colorado last winter....and I love that smile!

It was so hard to say good-bye to Bev.  Bev had been my studio mate since we started clay@3 in 2013. We both shared so many artist, athletic and personal endeavors.   Bev moved to Los Gatos, California to be close to her family and especially for her two grandchildren. (Her new grandson was just born last week!)   Bev has already started to work at The Tannery Arts Center in Santa Cruz and joined the rowing club. To stay connected...here is her website:  http://bevzerbibberda.com/home.html

Bev helped me find my new studio mates:  Heather Rae Tietz and Lynnea Schwieters

Heather Rae Tietz

Heather will be both working in the studio and showing in the gallery at clay@3. Heather graduated with a B.A. in Studio Art at St. Olaf College and is a graduate of the Minnesota New Institute for Ceramic Education (MN NICE) at the Northern Clay Center (NCC). In her ceramic work, she explores conceptual forms inspired by memory, relationships, and landscapes from her childhood and places she has lived in recent years.  In the photo Heather is working on large adobe sections that will be combine for an installation as a completion of the MN NICE Certificate.  Heather will have some adobe pieces in the gallery for Art Attack, but you will have to go to her show at NCC to see this completed work.  To learn more about Heather ....here is her website....http://www.heatherraetietz.com/

Lynnea Schwieters

Lynnea has a studio close to home in Hugo, MN.  Lynnea will show her work at clay@3. You may recognize Lynnea she used to show her pottery in studio #394.  Lynnea creates wheel thrown porcelain pottery and applies surface decoration including clay slip, altering, incising, pressing and carving techniques, resist and masking application. All designs are artist inspired.  Beyond clay@3, Lynnea is busy with many shows.  Just this past fall she was in: Rustic Road 13 Pottery Event and Sale, Earth to Table at the Squire House Gardens and in the Fresh Work Show in St. Peter's for the Minnesota Women Ceramic Artist, (MNWCA).  To learn more about Lynnea ....here is her website..http://www.schwieterspottery.com/

COME....Meet and Greet Heather and Lynnea and see their wonderful ceramic work.

Thursday, November 2nd from 5-9pm.
Friday, November 3 from 5-10pm.  We will have food.  ---- This is the official Meet and Greet!
Saturday, November 4 from 12-8.
Sunday, November 5, from 12-5.

ART ATTACK IS ONE WEEK AWAY!
Friday, November 3rd: 5:00-10:00 PM..meet and greet Heather and Lynnea.  We will have food.
Saturday, November 4th: Noon – 8:00 PM
Sunday, November 5th: Noon – 5:00 PM

Kathy Mommsen CeramicsI have been working on bringing my figurative investigation to the wall.  Hopefully I will have four installed on the walls for Art Attack.  Here is one of my tiles of Rodolfo and Clare when they posed in my studio.

Saturdays Open Studio12-4pm
Open Every Saturdays in November and December.

November 4, 11, 18 and 25

December 2, 9, 16 and 23

We will have many pieces of artwork for your holiday gifts.

Hope to see you soon,
Kathy Mommsen

Kathy Mommsen Ceramics
Northrup King Building/ Dock 3
1500 Jackson Street NE / clay@3
952-378-7046
 http://kathymommsen.com/
kathymommsen@gmail.com

Katherine Mommsen is a fiscal year 2016 recipient of an Artist Initiative grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board.  This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.


1st Thursday in the Art District5-9pm
November 2,  December 7th and January 4

Saturdays Open Studio12-4pm

OpenSaturdays in November and December.

November 4, 11, 18 and 25