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September Saturdays at Kentucky Artisan Center full of painting, pottery and printing


Michael Ware (Photo from Facebook)

Michael Ware (Photo from Facebook)

 
The Kentucky Artisan Center in Berea highlights Kentucky artists working with acrylic painting, pottery on the wheel, wood carving and small press printmaking on Saturdays in the month of September.
 
Neil DiTeresa from the Berea College Art Department will demonstrate his acrylic painting technique on Saturday, Sept. 7. DiTeresa, originally from Staten Island in New York, lives and works now in Berea. His work can be found on Facebook here.
 

One of Neil DiTeresa's works (Photo from Facebook)

One of Neil DiTeresa’s works (Photo from Facebook)

 
On Sept. 14, Alice Lloyd College professor Michael Ware will demonstrate making pottery on the potter’s wheel. Ware lives in Hindman and is a member of Kentucky Crafted. Many of his mugs, bowls and cannister sets are seen on his Facebook page found here.
 
Three members of the Berea Welcome Center Carvers will demonstrate wood carving techniques on Sept. 21. The group has been active for the past 10 years of the center’s existence.
 
Louisville artist Debby Stratford will return to the KAC on Sept. 28 to demonstrate printmaking with a small press. She will have her small press with her at the center and will print originals on linoleum blocks.
 

   Debby Stratford displays her original linoleum block print made on her small press. (Photo from KAC)

Debby Stratford displays her original linoleum block print made on her small press. (Photo from KAC)

 
All demonstrations on Saturdays at the center take place from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and are free. The center itself is open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and has free exhibits in the lobby and art for sale in the gallery. There is also a book and gift shop and a café which closes at 3:30 p.m.
 
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