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A Soup(er) Event this Friday, January 8

2016 Bowls

What a wonderful Democrat & Chronicle article on Hungerford neighbor Sabra Wood’s annual event!

Cat Clay studio is hosting Winter Warmth, a Soup(er) Benefit Friday, Jan. 8.

Donating money to good causes is nice, says Cat Clay owner/artist Sabra Wood. “But it’s not very rewarding, so I love getting personally involved.”

That’s why she started Sample Soap, a nonprofit that collects personal care items and distributes them to the neediest groups in Rochester.

It’s also why she launched Winter Warmth, a Soup(er) Benefit. The event is held every January in Wood’s Hungerford Building studio, and 100 percent of the proceeds go to Healthy Sisters Soup & Bean Works, a nonprofit that helps women in recovery.

“Let’s face it, January is a dead month,” she says. “This is a wonderful way to pause, take stock and kick of the New Year.”

For $20, guests get ceramic bowls handcrafted and donated by local artists — including Wood, Richard Aerni, Carolyn Dilcher-Stutz (whose work is pictured) and Juliana Drumheller, among others — packages of soup mix from Healthy Sisters, and appetizers and desserts to graze on.

Winter Warmth runs from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 8, in Suite 242 of the Hungerford Building, 1115 E. Main St. (door 2 by the loading docks). Parking is available at the Hungerford, but don’t park in front of Happy Feet, which is a tow-away zone. Parking also is available at Visions Credit Union across Main Street and at Greenovation.

Last year, 120 bowls were sold at the event, and at least that many will be available this year, Wood says.

For more, go to www.facebook.com/catclayroc or call (585) 414-5643.

Carolyn Dilcher-Stutz

Carolyn Dilcher-Stutz

Believe or Behave: Dec 4 & 5

Krampus

Friday, December 4, 5-9 pm
Saturday, December 5, 10am – 4pm

Cat Clay
Suite 242, Door 2
The Hungerford
1115 East Main Street
Rochester, NY

Visit Cat Clay and the event’s Facebook page for more info!

Believe or Behave 4 Square

Animalia: New Works by Lauren Blair

Animalia

Cat Clay presents Animalia, featuring new prints, drawings and paintings by illustrator Lauren Blair. Lauren’s work is centered around her deep love of nature, and her illustrations seek to highlight the unique colors, patterns, and features that have evolved in our local flora and fauna.

Join us for this Lauren Blairone night First Friday event, hosted by Pop Up Roc. Located in the Hungerford Building – Studio 242, Door 2, 1115 East Main Street, Rochester, NY 14609.

Additional parking available at credit union & Greenovation. Please don’t park in front of Happy Feet or the deli.

Great Horned Owl block print coming to life!

Great Horned Owl block print coming to life!

A Taste of Clothesline

Alison Kurek

Tiny Original Paintings by Alison Kurek


September 12 & 13
Saturday, 9:30 – 6:00
Sunday, 10:00 – 5:00
Clothesline Festival

500 University Avenue
Rochester NY 14607

Alison Kurek
Beachcomber Designs
Bird Carver Extraordinaire

Robin Salsbury

Robin Salsbury, Bird Carver Extraordinaire

Cabbages & Kings Stationery
Cat Clay
Crazy About Glass
Flying Whale Studios1st Place in Photography, 2015 Hammondsport Art Show
Generous Spirit Jewelry Designs
KreationalityAward Winner, 2014 Artist Row
Laura Wilder1st Place in Painting/Drawing/Graphics, Corn Hill Arts Festival 2015
Lisa Jane Smith Illustration
Patricia Overmoyer
Sage Studios
TheSTUDIO

Betsy Murray

Betsy Murray, Sunshine on Water


Sunshine on Water
Studio Etc./Joanne Andrews
The Tea Pottery
Wooly Things

Anita Serafin, Crazy About Glass

Anita Serafin, Crazy About Glass

Bob & Karen Holtz, Generous Spirit Designs

Bob & Karen Holtz, Generous Spirit Designs

Cat Clay Presents: Aarf & Meow

Aarf & Meow

Bestest Buds: Pet Prints by Kristine A. Greenizen

Cat Clay
1115 E Main Street
Suite 242
Rochester, New York 14609

This one-night event is presented by Pop Up ROC.
Opening AND closing party from 5-9 pm.

Additional parking at credit union & Greenovation.
Please don’t park in front of Happy Feet or deli – it’s a go & tow zone!

See the Facebook event for more details & inspiration.

Me? You had me at beagle.

Bugzilla 2015 – STILL Bigger than the Beetles

Bugzilla
This annual event celebrates those harbingers of spring: insects!

Friday, March 6, 5:00-9:00pm
Cat Clay (Use Door 2)
The Hungerford
1115 East Main Street
Rochester, NY 14609

Our guest artists have made pieces that pay homage to those critters that fly, creep & crawl.

Come see work created by:
Beth Bloom, Katey Katie Carey, Chris Charles, Karin Marlett Choi, Littlewing Clay, Amber Dutcher, Carolyn R. Ellinger, Shawnee R M Hill, The Knotty Owl, Jenn Libby Studio, Susan Mandl, Bev Rafferty, Sophie Signorini, Paul Taylor Glass, April Younglove and of course, her bugginess, Clifton Wood!

Plus a swell buggy playlist by the uber-cool Miss Clifton.

It’s a Pop Up Roc show – an opening & closing party rolled into one fun night!

Additional parking at the Credit Union & Greenovation.
Please don’t park in front of Happy Feet or the deli. That area is go & tow!

These are woodburned cherry, colored with watercolor pigment, with sterling silver antennae. From left priced $74, $64, and $74. Each butterfly can be found here in New York!

These are woodburned cherry, colored with watercolor pigment, with sterling silver antennae. From left priced $74, $64, and $74. Each butterfly can be found here in New York! By Ashley Landon of The Knotty Owl.

Glass Dermestid beetles on a raccoon skull.

Glass Dermestid beetles on a raccoon skull. By Paul Taylor of Paul Taylor Glass.

Felted Caterpillars, Mushrooms and Stones, Littlewing Clay

Felted Caterpillars, Mushrooms and Stones, Littlewing Clay

Winter’s Warmth, a Soup(er) Benefit, January 2

Winter's Warmth Jan 2 2015

Friday, January 2, 2015, 5-7pm
Cat Clay
1115 E Main Street, Suite 242, Rochester, New York 14609

Donate $20, and get a hand-made bowl and package of Healthy Sisters’ soup mix. Then graze to your heart’s delight on delicious apps & desserts.

Doors open at 5. But don’t delay, dawdle or dillydally – come early to pick a bowl made by your favorite artist.

Beautiful pottery by Hodaka Hasebe.

Beautiful pottery by Hodaka Hasebe.

100% of proceeds are donated to Healthy Sisters Soup & Bean Works.

After the benefit, we’re open ’til 9 for other First Friday visitors! We’ll still gladly accept donations for yummy food.

More parking at credit union & Greenovation.
Please don’t park in front of deli or VIP –
it’s a go & tow zone.

There's a sweet story about these bowls for the soup benefit. A friend found them on the side of the road and brought them to me! I ran tests and discovered they take an image very nicely at 1900 degrees. So now they'll make money for Healthy Sisters.

There’s a sweet story about these bowls for the soup benefit. A friend found them on the side of the road and brought them to me! I ran tests and discovered they take an image very nicely at 1900 degrees. So now they’ll make money for Healthy Sisters. ~ Sabra Wood, Cat Clay ~

Spend Your Weekend at The Hungerford

Dec 5 & 6 Image

First Friday, December 5, 6-9pm
155, Brown Sugar Pastries
157, Grass Roots Gallery
201, Create Art 4 Good
215, Nancy Murty
216, Francesca DeCaire
217, Anne McCune
222, VonBrake Spices
225, Genesee Libby
228, Kumagama Clay Studio & Gallery
234, Airigami
236, Constance Mauro Studio
240, Clay Confections
242, Cat Clay
250, Dale Klein
307, Quilting with Margaret
308-312, Betsy Hoefen
318, Hungerford 318
318, Stefani Tadio
318, Tom Zachman Glass
320, Lucinda Storms
321, EvenOdd, LLC
328, The Seatery
333, Off the Cuff Designs
344, Rituals In Metal & Stone
345, Brian O’Neill Studio
356, The Group in the Loop
405, Shelly Green Stoler
406, HessMess Creations
414, SEW Artistic
420, The Tea Pottery
423, Cindy Kuhn Studio
425, The Coco Room
426, HarpoleArt
428, Hodaka Pottery
437-439, Rochester Art Club
446, Mary Beth Dolan
448, Lauren Salzman
450, David Lane Design
452, Suzi Zefting-Kuhn Artworks
458, Margot Fass
Door #8, Comics Etc.

First Friday at The Hungerford, Oct 3, 6-9pm

Hungerford Logo 576 x 386

HIGHLIGHTS FOR THE NIGHT INCLUDE:
• Create Art 4 Good (201) is unveiling a new exhibit of new works by artist, Susan Carmen-Duffy
• Quilt artist, Julia Deal is the “Artist of the Month ” in the Main Street Artists’ (452-458)
• Off the Cuff Designs (333) is featuring live music by Jim Lane
• It’s not to late to pick out Halloween beads with Francesca DeCaire (216)
• Stop by Hungerford 318 (318) and shop the new collection of holiday ornaments

Additional parking is available at the Credit Union across Main Street, on the east side of the building, and at Greenovation.

OPEN STUDIOS:
201, Create Art 4 Good
215, Nancy Murty
216, Francesca DeCaire
222, VonBrake Spices
225, Genesee Libby
228, Happy Earth Tea
228, Kumagama Clay Studio & Gallery
234, Airigami
236, Constance Mauro Studio
242, Cat Clay
258, Blue Toucan Studios
258, Creativ Framing & Art
258, Chenille Macabre
318, Hungerford 318
318, Stefani Tadio
318, Tom Zachman Glass
333, Off the Cuff Designs
344, Rituals In Metal & Stone
350, Delish Glass
356, The Group in the Loop
406, HessMess Creations
417, Nomadic Photographic Arts
420, The Tea Pottery
428, Hodaka Pottery
458, Margot Fass
458, Suzi Zefting-Kuhn Artworks
437-439, Rochester Art Club
452-458, Main Street Artists’
Door #9, Warren Phillips Fine Art & Frame

Can’t make it Friday? Join us for Second Saturday, Oct. 11th from 10am–3pm.

Transcending Schisms

Gayle Erwin
This one is one of the larger ones I’ve made in clay. I love, love, love the way the glaze breaks. If you’re not sure what that means… it’s all one glaze. When a potter asks about how a glaze breaks, it means how it transitions over change in the surface texture.

Cat Clay & Pop Up ROC present
Transcending Schisms
Hamsa-inspired ceramics by Gayle Erwin

Opening & closing party
Friday, June 6th
5 – 9 pm

Gayle has been working with clay for over 20 years. She teaches workshops at the Genesee Pottery and also has her studio space there.

How much does Gayle love working in clay? Well, she is always having more fun at the studio than at her day job, which is not surprising. However, she also would rather clean the studio than her kitchen – and clay studios get VERY dirty!

Gayle will be sharing her hamsa collection at Cat Clay. Why hamsa? In addition to its beauty, it truly does transcend schisms: this ancient symbol is part of several world religions, including Buddhism, Christianity, Islam and Judaism. Gayle’s collection started when she found her first hamsa while surfing the web. This unplanned discovery was the start of an obsession with the form. Gayle continued to explore and refine this amazing symbol over the past several years. We are truly happy to show this body of work.

Friday, June 6th, 5 – 9 pm
Cat Clay
1115 East Main St.
Door #2, by the loading docks
Suite 242
Rochester, New York

For more information, please call 585.414.5643 or visit our website, Cat Clay

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