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Front Avenue Pottery again joins Crawl

Posted on 11 April 2015 by Calvin

Front-Ave.-Pottery-iconSouth Como artists Mary Jo Schmith, owner of Front Avenue Pottery, Jason Trebs of Jason Trebs Pottery and Jim Gindorff of Gindorff Landscape Photography, will host a studio event, sale and free workshops as part of this year’s St. Paul Art Crawl, Apr. 24-26. Six other local artists will also exhibit with them at Front Avenue Pottery, 895 Front Ave.

Activities will begin Fri., Apr. 24, 5-10pm. In addition to Schmith (functional ceramics), Trebs (functional ceramics/stoneware), Gindorff (panoramic landscape photograph), visitors will be able to view the works of Bell and Frank Barr of Faerie House (ceramic & metal faerie housing), Ann Fendorf of Ann Fendorf Pottery (functional ceramics, low fire), Luci Haas of Adorae Artworks (functional ceramics, porcelain), Jenny Levernier of JMML Designs: Silver & Stone (jewelry), Brett Monahan (functional ceramics, stoneware), and Steve Wicklund (functional ceramics, porcelain).
Apr. 24, from 5-9pm, visitors will be able to try their hands at the potter’s wheel.

On Sat. Apr. 25, the doors will be open from 10am-8pm, with free workshops (make a hanging wall vase or Father’s Day beer stein) planned between noon-5pm.

On Sun., Apr. 26, the open house and sale continues 11am-5pm, with a free workshop (collage cards with Faerie House’s Bell Barr) from noon-2pm.

All workshops during the tour at Front Ave Pottery are free, although contributions will be accepted to cover materials.

The St. Paul Art Crawl is an annual art, open studio event hosted and produced by the St. Paul Art Collective. You can visit 26 buildings across 6 neighborhoods and register to win a prize in the Art Crawl’s Passport Program. Metro transit is free during the crawl! You can find all the locations and more information at StPaulArtCrawl.org.

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