‘Raise Your Cup’ benefit and sale on March 5

Posted in Community News, Visual Art

February 23, 2016

The public is invited to a cup sale and benefit—”Raise Your Cup”—from 3 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 5 at the Cook on Clay Studios, 640 Patmore Road in Coupeville. Purchase a handmade cup and have it filled with a beverage provided . Seasonal light fare and beverage choices will be provided. Find Cook on Clay Studios on the Whidbey Art Trail map.

“The Cook on Clay team is headed to Kansas City, MO for the 50th National Clay Conference,” stated Robbie Lobell, one of the founders of Cook on Clay. Cook on Clay’s Zakin Apprentices are raising funds to attend the week-long annual educational conference where over 6,000 potters and ceramic artists will gather for shows, lectures and demonstrations.

“We are looking forward to the community meeting our Zakin Apprentices and supporting their efforts by purchasing a handmade cup, while raising many cups to their educational adventure,” added Maryon Attwood, Cook on Clay’s Business Manager.

Other local potters that will also have cups for sale, include Al Tennant, Robbie Lobell and Jordan Jones.

For additional information or questions contact, Maryon Attwood at Maryon@cookonclay.com

The ZAKIN APPRENTICESHIP Program is a two-year program designed for women seeking to further their education in studio pottery, small business practices and artisan manufacturing methods. It is a rare opportunity for an emerging potter to learn the combined skills required for the successful studio artist. The Zakin Apprenticeship program is administered by the Allied Arts Foundation in Seattle.

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