decorative image of Face_Jug_Group2 , Legacy of Earth: An Exploration of Traditional Southern Pottery April 29–July 15, 2021 2021-04-13 12:19:47

Legacy of Earth: An Exploration of Traditional Southern Pottery April 29–July 15, 2021

The exhibition features Southern folk pottery paired with ceramics by contemporary artists inspired by the traditional shapes, themes, and materials. Artists include Peter Lenzo, Steven Dark, Ashan Pridgon, Micah Cain, and the members of the renowned Meaders family.

 

Image credits from left to right: Peter Lenzo, Blue Bouquet, 2015. Stoneware, porcelain clay, slips, glazes, and found objects. Courtesy of If Art Gallery, Columbia, South Carolina; Karen Labarga, Blue Devil Jug, undated. Glazed ceramic. Collection of the Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art, Georgia Southern, Statesboro, Georgia; Jeff Meaders, Green Happy Face Jug with Big Ears, 2001. Glazed ceramic. Collection of the Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art, Georgia Southern, Statesboro, Georgia.