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Trees Group Exhibition

Opening reception: Friday, May 5th, 5-8 pm



May 5 through July 8 Trees Group Exhibition

Opening reception: Friday, May

5th, 5-8 pm


Please join us at Vale Craft Gallery on Friday, May 5th from

5:00 to 8:00 pm for the opening reception of a group show of

artwork celebrating trees. This invitational exhibition includes

functional and decorative ceramics, kiln-formed glass, wood

sculpture, paintings, collage, and mixed media wall art inspired

by trees in a range of styles from abstract to impressionistic to

whimsical.  Featured gallery artists include Paul Messink, Lenore

Lampi, Ed Lazzeroni, Joyce Rebora, Steve Rebora, Michelle Sales,

Chet Geiselman, Peter Vale, and Judy Petacque.


This exhibition is dedicated to the memory of

Judy Petacque, a beloved Vale Craft Gallery artist

since 2009, who passed away on April 20.  Judy's

positive energy and creative spirit live on in her

joyful paintings and collage that are treasured

by her many friends and collectors.



Wendy Franklin: Fiber

March 3rd through April 29th

Opening reception, Friday, March 3rd, 5:00-8:00 pm


Please join us at Vale Craft Gallery on Friday, March 3rd from 5:00 to 8:00 pm
for the opening reception of an exhibition of Wendy Franklin's fiber art.
The show will feature the artist's abstract wall pieces created using a wet
felting process that layers hand-dyed silk and merino wool. Wendy Franklin
is becoming well known in the contemporary fiber world for her innovative use
of materials combined with strong color, texture, and design.


January 6th through February 28th

Winter Group Show



Winter Group Show

January 6 through February 28

Opening reception: Friday, January 6th, 5-8 pm


Please join us at Vale Craft Gallery on Friday, January 6th from 5:00 to 8:00 pm for the

opening reception of our Winter Group Show.  The exhibition will feature new work from

local artists working in a wide range of media.  Among the highlights will be Kristin

August's ceramics, James Kimbler's enamel jewelry, Dennis Robert's metal and stone

wall pieces, and Linny Coale Freeman's paintings on silk.


December 2nd - December 31st

Holiday Group Show


Friday December 2nd Opening



Summer Group Show

June 3rd - September 3rd



Figuratively Speaking

April 1st - May 28th
Opening reception: Friday, April 1st, 5-8 pm







Kiln Formed Glass II

September 11th - November 8th



Please join us for our second exhibition of innovative kiln-formed glass by five artists: Janet Kelman, Richard Parrish,
Steve Immerman, Robin Kittleson, and Alice Benvie Gebhart.  Also known as fused glass, kiln-formed glass is

created from sheet glass that is cut and fit together, then fired in a kiln to about 1500 degrees until it fuses.  

The show will include freestanding and wall hung panels, as well as bowls and trays, in styles ranging from 
























Holiday Show of Fine Craft
December 7th through January 5th





20th Anniversary Show
November 2nd through December 1st





Doug and Jody DeLind

September 7th through October 27th


2012 Summer Group Show

June 1 through July 7

Green Man: Ceramics by Peter Vale

Opening reception: Friday, June 1st, 5:00-8:00 pm


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Doug and Jody DeLind

Raku Ceramics




Sublime Connections: Mixed Media Fiber Art by Boisali Biswas

September 10th - November 7th, 2010


Clockwise from top: Boisali Biswas, Reminiscing Rajasthan I and II, woven linen and
hand-painted wallpaper, 27"H x 21"W $800 each; Illuminations (Triptych), woven linen and hand-painted
wallpaper on hand bleached velvet, 33"H x 58"W, $2500

The show will feature 15 to 20 of Boisali Biswas’ contemporary fiber wall hangings inspired by the
art and culture of India . Blending modern and traditional techniques and materials, the artist
creates vibrantly colored weavings combining dyed linen with strips of hand-painted, textured
wallpaper. The exhibition will feature both abstract designs and architectural subject matter
inspired by the artist’s recent travels in India .


April 16 - May 29, 2010

Spring Group Show of Fine Craft

Attached images: Joyce Rebora, The Reader (detail), painted
wood and found object sculpture; Chickenscratch, Fruitful
, brass with paint & patina; Harold Siefert, Home Body
Series: Quality Time
, bronze with patina; Doug DeLind,
Untitled wall piece (detail), raku-fired ceramic tiles

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