The Bay School Community Arts Center in Mathews hosted a raku-firing fundraiser on Saturday, raising almost $3,000 to support the school’s artistic programming.
During the day, ready-to-glaze pots made by members of the Clay by the Bay Ceramics Guild were provided to participants, said a press release. Ticket holders selected a pot, glazed it with assistance from volunteer potters, and then watched as the pot was fired. The result was 57 flashy, metallic-looking pots, each glazed and fired in a short amount of time.
Martha Hayes of Summer Haze Pottery volunteered her time to fire the pots, with the assistance of Johnny Norman, Sue Henshaw, Lisa Gayle, Ann Hogge, and other members of the Ceramics Guild. In all, 22 volunteers helped make the event and the accompanying silent auction a success, said the release.
Many sample pots were made, glazed, and fired in preparation for the event, and the remaining pots are available for sale at the Bay School, said the release. They may b...
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