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HomeFront, Our Private Collection Opens Friday

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Opening Friday, 6-9: HomeFront, our private collection, at Red Dot Gallery. Works by Bethanne Bethard Hill,Chris BrunoChris LawsonJanice Kluge, Cam Langley, Kemper, Vincent SerbinDaniel WhiteJenny Mendes,Merrilee ChallissDoug Baulos, Debra Fritts, Ken Ferguson, Virginia Scotchie, Gillian Kemper, Patricia Gaines, Lynn Whipple, and more.
Red Dot Gallery

ALCC 2013 Photos

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Dirk Staschke piece at BMA
 The Alabama Clay Conference was held this past weekend in Birmingham, with celebrity artist demonstrations, an exhibit at the Birmingham Art Museum, and a clay vendor's market. Scott Bennett, my husband, is the director of the conference, and was please with the smoothness of operations, and the positive response of attendees. The art was beautifully displayed at the BMA among various parts of the permanent collection. 
Dirk Staschke
Kurt Weiser
Gerit Grimm
Gerit Grimm's piece made during the demonstration
Dirk Staschke's piece made at the demonstration

Herein Lies a Sale

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My painting, "Herein Lies Wisdom," sold yesterday. Hurray!
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Coming soon as a presenter at the Alabama Clay Conference, ceramic sculptor Dirk Staschke.
www.alclayconference.org

Gerit Grimm Comes to Town

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A sculpture by Gerit Grimm, coming to the Alabama Clay Conference in a couple weeks.
http://www.alclayconference.org

Alabama Clay Conference 2013

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My husband, Scott Bennett is the Director of the Alabama Clay Conference. Please join us this year for another inspiring weekend of art-making, awe-inspiring speakers, and all things that have to do with clay. Info is above. 
For more information please visit the conference website at www.alclayconference.org.
This year's event is in conjunction with The Birmingham Museum of Art's Bunting Biennial Ceramics Symposium. Held at the Museum on February 22-23, 2013, the theme is Clay Embodied: Ceramics and the Human Form and speakers include artist Magdalene Odundo, historian Garth Clark, and the BMA's own Dr. Jeannine O'Grody and Dr. Emily Hanna.
For more information on the Museum symposium, please contact Anne Forschler at aforschler@artsbma.org.



Another Win for Annabelle

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"Hearth" 24" x 30"
Annabelle DeCamillis (my kid, if you're just tuning in) was just awarded the Gold Key award for this painting and her entire portfolio by the regional Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. This means she is on to nationals. If her portfolio is selected, she will win a $10,000 scholarship for college.