November 14 Meeting-Field trip to Garry Childs’ Studio

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Greetings everyone,

The next meeting of the Clayworks Pottery Guild is Wednesday, Nov 14 at 6:30 pm. It’s a special Field Trip studio visit with one of our local potter’s Garry Childs, near Hillsborough. You may like to visit his website at: garrychildspottery.com

Garry’s home studio is located at 1005 Walker Field Dr, Rougemont, NC 27572.

Please join one of our carpools to the drive to Gary’s studio.

From Durham, meet at Oak Creek Shopping Center (TJMaxx) at 6:00 PM. Denny and Barney will lead the drive and can take 3 passengers. (email, text or call if you’d like to 919-451-4766 or 919-619-3788)

From Hillsborough, TBA at 6:10 PM

From Chapel Hill, meet at Carol Woods parking lot at 6:00 PM. Will someone volunteer to lead the drive and carpool from there?

For carpooling, just show up or feel free to call

Here are a few words of introduction to Garry Childs:

Garry began making pottery in 1972. Red clay is his primary material. He became serious about becoming a potter in 1980 and continues his work today. Examples of his work are below.

“I don’t make pots for art galleries or museums, I make them for people’s homes. My bowls and platters look best on tables with food being shared by families and friends, planters and vases with someones favorite herb or fresh flowers. Some pieces certainly are more decorative in nature. Those are an expression of my joy in the process that hopefully becomes a part of someones day to day life.”

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