Ceramics in Davis
Every year, the Natsoulas Gallery in Davis sponsors a Ceramics conference and show, featuring the work of students from many northern California schools. As the event has grown and matured, it has become important in the entire art world, attracting many top working artists besides the students.
We motored on up there yesterday, along with friends. I went to school in Davis, and always enjoy going back, although I hardly recognize anything anymore. Here are some of the things we saw:
At the Pence Gallery, we ran into two friends:
Then made a new friend:
This guy was verrrrry cool. Carrying two professional Nikons, his fingernails filed into points, typing into his iphone faster than anyone I have ever seen.
There was more art:
Then on to another show, at a local gallery:
And back to the start, the Natsoulas Gallery, right in front as you drive into Davis:
This show is really a big deal in Davis–there are displays and shows all over town, and the place is just a festival of artists for 3 days. Ceramic arts are so much more than the plates and teacups you so often see, we really enjoyed ourselves and perhaps next year you will, too.