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Past is Prologue

October 6, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm UTC-6

The Carbondale Clay Center presents a particularly relevant show this month as part of it’s 20th Anniversary Celebration. “Past Is Prologue” displays the work of the Carbondale ClayCenter’s Founder and first Executive Director (1997-2004), Diane Kenney.

Diane describes her work with these words,“In years past I have produced bodies of high-fired, functional ceramic work, fired in my wood and soda kilns. In recent years I have also been expressing
my painterly instincts and exploring a wide range of color, texture and surface treatments in terra cotta.”
“Past is Prologue” will include terra cotta wall tiles, wood fired and salt/soda fired stoneware and porcelain, all created in the last year. Diane explains,” This show is not a retrospective but it does
reflect my journey and my work, using a variety of methods. Some pieces represent an attempt to re-visit an old idea and try it again in a new context… I am trying to create the truth of the moment I am
living in, not what I have created before.” “I want my work, proudly and humbly to hold its own space.” Diane says, “ Lao Tzu-Tao de Ching once said, “We turn clay to make a vessel, but it is on the space where there is nothing that the usefulness of that vessel depends. In less abstract terms, I am all about form and surface..with some elements of surprise.”
“Past​ ​is​ ​Prologue”​ ​will​ ​be​ ​on​ ​display​ ​in​ ​the​ ​Carbondale​ ​Clay​ ​Center​ ​Gallery​ ​from​ ​October​ ​2nd through​ ​the​ ​end​ ​of​ ​the​ ​month​ ​with​ ​an​ ​opening​ ​reception​ ​on​ ​Friday,​ ​October​ ​6th​ ​(First​ ​Friday) from 6-8pm


October 6, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Carbondale Clay Center
135 Main St
Carbondale, CO 81623 United States