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San Joaquin Potters Guild’s Fine Arts Festival Celebrates 24 Years.
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San Joaquin Potters Guild’s Fine Arts Festival Celebrates 24 Years.

The Fine Arts Festival will feature 30 professional artists.

Celebrating 24 years, the prestigious Fine Arts Festival hosts a free  two‐day celebration of  art from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, November 17 and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, November 18, at the Spanos Community Center, St. Basil’s Greek Orthodox Church, 920 W. March Lane.  Featuring outstanding art , the festival boasts 30 juried artists displaying their work

Attendees will have the opportunity to shop and meet the artists. They will also enjoy demonstrations of ceramic “flame ware” by artist,  Eric Struck, on Friday evening at 6 p.m. and Saturday at 11 a.m.

Also participating in this year’s event is the Potters for Peace organization.  Potters for Peace is a US-based non-profit that works in two clay-related fields: working with subsistence potters in Central America and working throughout the world to assist with the establishment of factories that produce ceramic water filters.

The festival is hosted by the San Joaquin Potters Guild a 43 member group of clay and glass artists.  The artists in this event are juried into the festival and are widely acclaimed and some are internationally recognized.

Discover unique pieces of art crafted by 30 artists.  Select from handcrafted stunning clay, glass, wood, leather, unique jewelry, weaving, paper and paintings that make a beautiful addition to any home, garden or wardrobe.

Friday, Demonstration and Information

  • 6:00 PM -  Cooking with ceramic flame ware – Artist, Eric Struck
  • 6:00-8:00 PM -  Artist reception, featuring Spanish guitarist, Jesse Hendricks of Stockton. 
  • 4-8 PM -   Potters for Peace representative, Don Hall

Saturday, Demonstration and Information

  • 11:00 AM -  Cooking with ceramic Flame ware – Artist, Eric Struck
  • 10 AM – 4 PM -   Potters for Peace representative, Don Hall

DETAILS:

WHEN: 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, November 17, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, November 18

WHERE: Spanos Community Center, 920 W. March Lane, Stockton, CA.

DIRECTIONS: The Fine Arts Festival is easily accessible for the public.  The Spanos Community Center is located across the street from the Pacific Ave. Target store.  The location is well known for the annual St. Basil’s Greek Festival.

PARKING: There is plenty of free parking.

ADMISSION: Free.

INFORMATION:  www.sanjoaqinpottersguild.org

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