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the 100th Firing

The Actual 100th Firing March 31, April, 1, 2, and 3, 2019 Sometimes I sleep well the night of the firing, other times not. Regardless, the alarm went of at four, and soon thereafter I took the walk out to

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Packing the 100th Firing

Packing the 100th Firing Packing a big kiln is a three dimensional puzzle, with pots being placed in specific places in the kiln, at speed, under a deadline, in the hope that all the variables of the enterprise –materials, making,

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Pottery on the Hill in Washington, DC

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“A New Tradition” at the FRANK Gallery

A New Tradition: Mark Hewitt, Daniel Johnston, Matt Jones, Alex Matisse, Joseph Sand at the FRANK Gallery in Chapel Hill, NC. October 8 through November 3, 2013. Opening reception: Friday, October 11 from 6 to 9 pm.

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The Meaning of Making: Why Craft Still Matters

A panel discussion featuring Mark Hewitt & other NC craft specialists at the Durham Arts Council. October 22, 2013 6:30 PM. Panelists: Howard Risatti, Professor Emeritus of Art History, Virginia Commonwealth University. Author of A Theory of Craft: Function and Aesthetic Expression.

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Catawba Valley Pottery Festival in Hickory, NC

March 22 – Friday Evening Gala, 7 – 10pm, March 23 – Saturday Festival, 9 -5pm Learn more.

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Holiday Kiln Opening: April 26 & 27 and May 3 & 4, 2014

PREVIEW Preview: April 26, 8-8:50am (a chance to view the pots before the sale) SALE April 26 & 27 and May 3 & 4 HOURS Saturdays 9-5, Sundays 10-5 view PREVIEW GALLERY Maps & Directions

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