The Cedar Creek Gallery in Creedmoor, NC will host the 43rd Annual Spring Pottery and Glass Festival starting this weekend. The gallery will be open until 10pm Friday, April 1st for the opening of “A Woman’s Perspective: Sculpting the Feminine Form”. The festival continues Saturday and Sunday (April 2nd and 3rd, 9th and 10th) with live music, great craft demonstrations, open studios and the finest quality American craft for purchase.
The artists of Cedar Creek toil diligently all year to make new, exciting work. For their creativity to flow freely, they require solitude and focus in their studios. The festivals gives the atists an opportunity to open their pottery and glass blowing studios to share with the public. The festival will also feature and Adult Egg Hunt on April 10th at 3om. Adults (no kids allowed) will let their inner child out as they search for eggs corresponding to at least 25 beautiful glass and pottery treasures. Please check the schedule of events for specific times.
Cedar Creek Gallery History
Cedar Creek Gallery was formed by the late Sid Oakley, celebrated NC Potter and Artist, and his wife Pat Oakley in 1968 on what used to be an old tobacco field in Creedmoor, NC. The Gallery has grown from one building into over ten since then. Their daughter Lisa Oakley, also a celebrated artist in glassblowing/sculpting, has carried on the legacy and continues to present the works of over 200 artists and crafts-people. For more infomration about the gallery, driving directions, and information about the artists located there, visit their website.
The photograph above was taken by Marry Ann Potter. You can view more of her beautiful photos in her flickr photo album and on her blog This Country Life.