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‘Winter White’ ceramics at the Scope Gallery

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The Ceramic Guild is an organization of over 40 juried Washington D.C. area artists working in the clay medium, and they have a juried show opening on January 6th at the Scope Gallery in the Torpedo Factory. The theme is “Winter White” but that might be a stretch because there is color, texture, and a whole of creativity in this show.

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Tracy Griffith provides beautiful descriptions.

“Glowing Virginia dogwoods float on a teal serving pieces and snowy crystalline patterns dot an elegant silhouette. White is splashed to create frosty flare and artistic webs on plates, vases and bowls. The crisp weather inspires a colorless palette that blends with every tablescape or interior hue. Stunning centerpieces of vivid florals or river rocks and floating candles can be anchored by a handmade neutral vessel.

Perfect porcelain creations cut stark contrasts. A pair of white doves encircles a dramatic vase. Crackled polar bears lumber across a landscape of slate. Angels with alabaster wings adorn candle holders and wall hangings.

Contrasts are the order of the day, as a creamy surface is the backdrop for singed lines of horse hair. Fingers of milky glaze embrace stark black stoneware vases in circles, ovals and artful ikebana arches. Icy and pure, white bowls are cut with windows that ignite, showing glowing, gilded interiors.

Neutral white blends against a backdrop of accent colors, whether it is crimson, camel, cobalt or kelly. Cozy up to artistic accents that echo the outside this Winter season.”

www.torpedofactory.org/galleries/scope

Let’s sample some of the pieces in the show. See the slideshow.

Karin Abromaitis is showing work here. She is a multitalented artist who is also active in theater.

http://www.karinabromaitis.com/current_projects.php

The Ceramic Guild show runs Jan. 6 to Feb. 2; hours are Monday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., with Thursdays open until 9 p.m. The gallery is located at 105 North Union Street, ground floor Studio 19, Alexandria, VA. 22314. For further information, call Scope Gallery at 703-548-6288 or visit www.torpedofactory.org/galleries/scope.

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