River Valley Potters has announced its fall pottery sale, September 27, 28 and 29. The group of eight ceramic artists and potters with six independent studios in Minnesota and Wisconsin works collectively to promote their studio sales and foster enthusiasm for ceramics in the region. The Wisconsin group is also known as the Western Wisconsin Pottery Tour.
Each studio sale features ceramics made by the eight River Valley Potters and numerous guest artists as well. Visitors are invited to drop in over the course of the weekend, meet the hosts and guests, and purchase handmade pottery and sculpture in six distinctive locations.
Many of the participating artists are nationally recognized, with work in major collections and galleries, as well as countless homes and kitchens. They offer a broad range of styles, methods, approaches and price points, giving visitors a sense of the rich variety in contemporary ceramics.
The Minnesota studios are open September 27, 28 and 29, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. They are:
• Guillermo Cuellar
18855 263rd Street, Shafer MN 55074
Guest artists: Alana Cuellar, Diane Gamm, Doug Hanson, Paul Howe, Jim Lorio, Leila Denecke, Mike Norman, and ArtAndes
• Nick Earl
16885 Square Lake Trail N, Stillwater MN55082
Guest artists: Bill Gossman, Ernest Miller, and David Swenson
• Peter Jadoonath
30208 Tern Avenue, Shafer MN 55074
Guest artists: Joe Singewald, Ani Kasten, Mike Helke, Ross Nordquist, and Sarah Dudgeon
The Western Wisconsin Pottery Tour studios are open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on September 27 and 28, and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on September 29. They are:
• Wayne Branum & Mark Pharis
449 Valleyview Road, Roberts, WI
Guest Artists: Candice Methe, Sean O’Connell
• Jan McKeachie-Johnston & Randy Johnston
N8336 690th Street, River Falls, WI
Guest Artists: Kate Fisher, Chris Singewald, Marjorie Wade, and Rhonda Willers
• S.C. Rolf
115 Lewis St., River Falls, WI
Guest Artists: Willem Gebben, Kristin Pavelka, Simon Levin, Lars Voltz, Joyce St. Clair Voltz
More information can be found at www.rivervalleypotters.com