Everyone is welcome to the opening reception of ARTique 2017, a high-end art boutique at St. Stephen’s Church North Hall, 351 Main Street in Ridgefield, on Thursday, November 16, 6:30-8:30. In addition to a first look at the one-of-a-kind handcrafted works in clay and other media, the evening includes refreshments and live music. The show and sale continue November 17-18, from 10-5. Admission is free.
ARTique features the work of 20 artists – 11 members of Connecticut Clay Artists (CCA) and nine guest artists whose work has been juried into the show. CCA members will be showing pottery of all styles, including wheel thrown, slab built, sculptural, functional and decorative ware, including unique holiday décor items. Guest artists will exhibit items in a range of media, including leather, glass, wood, iron, photography, jewelry and hand-painted silks and scarves.
Caption: Ridgefield potter Peggy Thomas will be at ARTique 2017, where she will show her polar bears in many sizes, bark vases and other wares.