I’ve always had an artistic side of me but it wasn’t until halfway through my Air Force career that I decided that I needed a way to unwind and slow down the hectic pace of my life. I found throwing on the pottery wheel to be a perfect outlet to relax and improve patience. I’ve been blessed by being able to travel to many countries and study the many different styles of pottery while I was active duty. While I no longer have the hectic lifestyle that I had when I started creating pottery I still find the process of creating art relaxing and enjoyable.
I tend to favor the different styles of Raku pottery, as they are items that truly cannot be mass-produced. I love the unlimited possibilities of artistic pottery as I form art from the basic elements of earth, water and fire. I can also include the fourth basic element, Air, as I effectively alter the atmosphere within in the kiln to get various results. As an artist I intend to keep learning from my environment and the people around me as I evolve my abilities.
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Cape Fear Studios, Inc. is a nonprofit 501 (c) (3) fine arts organization that provides opportunities for visual artists and art patrons to work together in promoting and learning visual arts. The City of Fayetteville, The Arts Council of Fayetteville-Cumberland County and the N.C. Arts Council support CFS. CFS is located on the corner of Maxwell Street and Russell Street in historic downtown Fayetteville, Cape Fear Studios provides art studios for rent, a gallery where exhibitions of work by member and visiting artists are held, retail space, and classroom space for private lessons, workshops or classes. We are governed by a Board of Directors, which is elected by the membership and operates under by-laws.
Our stated purposes include provision for:
- An extension of the downtown cultural arts and revitalization
- Arts education for the public through studio demonstrations, tours and hands-on activities
- An outlet for artists to exhibit and sell their work
- A source of quality, locally produced visual arts for the public
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