Dirty Dozen Studio Tour December 13th 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Vist over a dozen clay artists at their studios and home shows throughout Tallahassee
545 East Call Street Ceramic Sale and Open Studio
Julie Guyot grew up among the cornfields in rural Illinois. She graduated with her BFA in ceramics from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale in 1994 and her MFA in studio art from Florida State University in 2008. She founded a community-building ceramic lending project called Take Out Project in 2012. She is a full-time studio artist and resides with her husband, Clayton and her dogs, Lucy and Rudy.
Erica Passage is currently employed at Florida State University as a part-time ceramics instructor and a part-time ceramics studio technician. Erica graduated in 2007 with a BFA in Ceramics and a BS in K-12 Art Education from Central Michigan University. In 2013 she graduated from West Virginia University with an MFA in Ceramics.
Libby Armstrong is a native to the Florida Panhandle. She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Studio Art and has worked in the art and design fields for several years. She has a passion for clay and operates a multidisciplinary studio from home. Her inspiration comes from the natural settings found on earth - from the lush aerial gardens of summer kudzu to the nearby beaches and state forests that surround. Libby tries to capture the simple and complex lines and forms found in nature, and always remembers that "nature did it best, and first."
Woodville Wonders -1878 Shadyside Circle and 985 Sora
Rusty Miller & Mary Donahue invite you to warm their studios with your presence.
Tour Rusty’s studio and see how he creates his beautiful stoneware. Expertly crafted home décor and serving pieces that make every meal a special occasion.
Then zip down the road to Mary Donahue’s, Shiva D Studio, for a look at ancient clay traditions in sculpture and pottery. There will be demonstrations and lots of clay work to excite the eye including work by visiting artist’s and potters: Barbara Balzer, Kate Piretti, Kowit J., Sam Amantia, Donna Ingle and Marian Morris.
Follow the Studio Tour Signs on the Woodville Hwy. Turn Left at the second Food Giant entrance and drive between the store and the water tower to Shadyside Circle, 2nd house on your left.
Directions to Mary’s Studio
Follow the Studio Tour Signs to Mary’s Studio: Turn right on OAKRIDGE ROAD (go about 2 miles) Turn left onto BUNTING (dirt road), Right on TERN, left on FLICKER. Go about 1 mile, turn right on SORA, cross power line road and into the woods. Left at the green and white sign, Donahue 985 Sora. Park anywhere but please don’t block the road.
Under One Roof
4351 Rabbit Pond Road
Enjoy a curated collection of new works and fine crafts by Tallahassee artisans Kathy Wilcox, enamel, Robin Rodgers raku pottery, Lesley Nolan, glass & clay and Brian Bachman, ceramics
Rabbit Pond Road is located off Velda Dairy Road between Kerry Forest Parkway and Bradfordville Road. Follow the signs.
Dec 12th, Friday 5 - 9
Dec 13th, Saturday 10-5
Dec 14th, Sunday 10-4
Brian Bachman Ceramics www.bachmanpottery.com
Lesley Nolan Glass www.lesleynolanglass.com
Kathy Wilcox Enamels www.wilcoxenamels.com
Tallahassee Clay Arts
Ceramics and Clay for Sale
1118 Brandt Drive
Apsara Dhokalia work is carved and hand painted with peacock like decorations. Her work also includes balanced raku fired forms.
Gregg Matthews has whimsical manly mugs and "stumbles" for all your drinking needs. www.southpawpots.com
Tallahassee Clay Arts will have 25# bags of clay for sale and carving and handbuilding demonstrations. Visitors will get a chance to make something with clay.
Visitors can create a snowflake ornament! Fired work will be avaiable in about a week.
Lafayette Park Arts and Craft Center
Open Studio and Demonstrations
501 Ingleside Ave
Lafayette Park Arts and Craft Center is a hidden gem for area potters. This community center has classes and open studio space for all levels of skill. Come visit during the Dirty Dozen Tour and find out what classes are available and see if any special art work catches your eye. Demonstrations will be ongoing througout the day.
Downtown Dynamo - LeMoyne Clay Studio
125 North Gadsden Street
Nancy Jefferson began working in clay in 1970 at the University of Kentucky and further studied at the Penland School of Crafts, in Penland, North Carolina, and at Haystack, in Deer Isle, Maine. Her firing techniques include high fire porcelain, raku and sawdust firing.
Wheel Throwing DEMONSTRATIONS will be given througout the day.
LeMoyne Art Center Holiday Show
Visit LeMoyne Holiday Show. Clay artists will have many of their items for sale.
Southside Studio 1892 Mills Street
Exhibition of Ceramic Sculpture and Studio Tour
Sean Lawler currently resides in his studio warehouse with his cat. He graduated from Florida State University in 2012 and received a BFA with an emphasis in sculpture. He builds primarily from slabs and extrusions to create structures, forms, and components. These are then blended with found objects and made into sculptures.
Nomads Art Gallery
1318 N. Monroe Street
Nomads Gallery features all sizes and shapes of Lydia Keith's ceramics, Jane Tallman's tiles, Claudia Howatt's clay with glass pieces, Frank DiGangi stoneware & Judith Birtman's clay vessels and sculpture.
2782 Capital Circle NE
Signature has a variety of fine artwork for sale with ceramic works by Mary Donahaue, Barbara Balzar and Ashkin Dalke.