May 22 CraftTexas 2008 opens

CraftTexas 2008 opens Friday evening at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, 4848 Main St. The opening reception is 5:30 to 8:00 in the evening with awards presentations at approximately 6:30.
On Saturday at 2:00, there will be a walk-through with Kata Bonasinga, one of the jurors (the other two being Harlan Butt, metal artist from Dallas/Ft.Worth area and a “Texas Master,” and Jane  Sauer, a well-known fiber artist and gallery owner. Jane Sauer described the entries as “the strongest body of work that I have ever seen in a regional show — truly amazing and outstanding.”

Ceramists in this show are:
George Bowes (Galveston and College of Mainland)
Susan Budge (
San Antonio)
Vincent Burke (
El Paso — mixed media)
Danville Chadbourne (
San Antonio)
Saida Fagala (Houston)
Ed and Cornelia Gates (Corpus Christi)
Terry Hagiwara (Houston)
Roy Hanscom (Houston)
Gary Hatcher (Tyler)
Gregory Story (Ft. Worth)
David Trauba (Houston)
Von Venhuizen (
Lubbock)
Marie Weichman (Houston – mixed media)
John Whitman (Houston)
Lotus Witt (Houston)

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