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October 31, 2006 > Earth Meets Water

Earth Meets Water

by Kim de Young

Six local artists are participating in Earth Meets Water - A Ceramic Showcase presented by the Fremont Art Association in Niles. An artists’ reception will be held on November 5, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Akio Aochi is a prolific local potter who uses a very traditional style with traditional glazes and creates his pots with amazing ease and quality. Gene Bobik has a very engineered style of making pots. He is very thoughtful with his forms and surface treatment; all of his work is highly planned out and exhibits excellent craftsmanship. Mary Bobik focuses on the organic; there is no doubt when looking at Mary's work that the medium is clay. She has a great understanding of how far to push the material. Kim de Young’s work is whimsical. She focuses on fantasy and imagination, approaching clay as a canvas. Anastasia Kaverina’s work combines figure and movement. Her pieces, although often functional, have a very sculptural appeal. Dorothy Highbaugh has a distinct sculptural style. All of her pieces celebrate wisdom and humor.

Earth Meets Water
November 4 - 19
11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Fremont Art Association Gallery
37659 Niles Blvd., Fremont
(510) 792-0905

Artist Reception
Sunday, November 5
1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

 
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