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Ann Childress, Stoneware Pottery @ Farmers Market
July 20, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Local artisan and renowned potter, Ann Childress, will be at the SW Virginia Farmers Market in the Community Demonstration space. Watch Mrs. Childress as she creates art on her wheel. She is also well-know for her hand building. Stop by the market to visit with and watch the artist at work. You may always find her pottery at the Blue Ridge Plateau Regional Visitors Center.
Adrian (Ann) studied clay and fiber arts at Florida State University, receiving a B.S. and the University of Tennessee, receiving a M.S. and she has taken classes at Arrowmont, John C. Campbell and Penland. A Florida native, Adrian has lived in Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia over the past 30 years while working for the NPS. After retirement, she established her pottery studio in Hillsville, Virginia. Her clay work focuses primarily on the design and creation of utilitarian items that function as fine art for daily use. Adrian’s work is on display for sale in the Carroll County Tourism Gift Shop, Hillsville, VA., City Gallery, Galax, VA., Chestnut Creek School of the Arts, Galax, VA and Heartwood, Abingdon,VA. 276/728-5206 – firstname.lastname@example.org.