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October Art Shows

My handmade decorative terracotta pottery and unique re-purposed sterling silver spoon jewelry are among the items I will be sharing at Sweet Home Dollars for Scholars, Sweet Home HS, Amherst, NY on Saturday, October 13, from 9-3.

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Late spring & early summer shows:

It’s exciting to find new opportunities to share my work -lots of new designs and many returning favorites!

Here are the confirmed shows to date:

Friday, May 18   5:30 – 9

Buffalovefest @ the Buffalo Zoo

Sunday, May 20  10 – 4

Parkside Artisan Market

Sunday, June 24  10 – 3

Parkside Artisan Market

Saturday & Sunday June 30 & July 1  10 – 4

Buffalo Garden Style Art Sale @ The Buffalo Botanical Gardens

Sunday, July 15  10 – 4

Hamburg Garden Walk

Sunday, July 22  10 – 3

Parkside Artisan Market

Saturday & Sunday July 28 & 29    10 – 5

Glen Park Art Festival

and more to come…

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New this year: re-purposed antique sterling silver pendants and rings

Hope to see you this spring or summer!

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In Production Mode…

Have been a bit busy creating new items for 2018 show season (March through December)

Having lots of fun re-purposing antique Art Nouveau (and some Art Deco) silver plate into pendants and rings. I love the floral detailing and attempting to learn the pattern names!

Just a few of my Art Nouveau pieces:

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Also working on some garden-inspired fused glass pendants…

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2018 Show Schedule TBA

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Holiday Shows

 

Sunday, December 3        10-2   Hotel Henry Holiday Brunch

Saturday, December 9      10-4  Parkside Holiday Market

Sunday, December 17       10-2   Hotel Henry Holiday Brunch

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Lots of silver and copper for a shimmering holiday season…see these and much more!

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Autumn Adventures….

October & November Show Schedule

Saturday, October 7          11- 6  Youngstown Arts & Music Festival

Saturday, October 14           9-3  Sweet Home High School Dollars for Scholars

Wednesday, November 8  11-3  Private Holiday Party

Saturday, November 11     11-6  Psychic & Craft Fair Fundraiser, Center for Self Advocacy

Sunday, November 12        9-3   St. Andrew’s Holiday Craft & Gift Show 

Saturday, November 18     9-2   St. Paul’s Eggertsville Holiday Bazaar

More holiday shows and details to follow!

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Preserving autumn leaves in clay

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Always a surprise, raku pottery is one-of-a kind!

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Sweet little succulents in raku pottery $20 to $50

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Recycled Copper “Cuffaloes”  $25

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Stainless Steel Wine Bottle Stoppers      $20 each- boxed set $35

 

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September shows…

I am excited to be a first time vendor at Lockwood’s 10th Annual Fall Festival

Saturday, September 9   9-5

I have been busy creating one of a kind raku-fired pottery and unique jewelry for them and the second Parkside Artisan Market

Sunday, September 17

For those unfamiliar with raku pottery: 

Each one-of-a-kind piece is wheel thrown or handmade, bisque fired, and decorated with metallic glazes. While the pot is still very hot, it is removed carefully from the kiln and placed in a can full of paper, straw, or leaves. The material catches fire and the can is closed tightly to begin the de-oxidation process.  Smoke and fire work together to create a unique, one of a kind piece of ceramic art.   This unique pottery is decorative only and should not be used with food or liquids.  

Photos below show part of the process- because my kilns are small, I am only able to fire a few pieces in each load.

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Glowing hot pottery leaves ready to be removed from the kiln

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The glowing pottery is carefully placed in the can of newspaper, catches fire, and is quickly closed to begin the de-oxidation process

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New raku with leaf impressions

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Some of the finished raku leaves

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Some of my kiln-fired, fused glass jewelry and re-purposed silverplate

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Raku pottery leaf pendants

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Recycled copper “Cuffaloes”

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Fused glass and engraved wood embellished stainless steel bottle stoppers

Stay tuned for the rest of my fall and holiday show schedule!

For my many out-of-town friends and family, please feel free to contact me for special items- I will create something just for you!  regina.rexford@gmail.com  716-364-1800

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Commission for my wonderful niece, Jill, using horse hair from her two loves…

 

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Hamburg Garden Walk Vendor Fair

 

Saturday & Sunday, July 8 & 9 Hamburg Garden Walk Vendor Fair

Just finished a new batch of raku fired pottery – some with succulents!

Hope you can join me this weekend!

Later this month:  Glen Park Art Festival