Pottery pizzaz at Potters Place

Featured artist Charlotte Schaufelbuhl and special guest artist Jeff Brett are at the Potters Place this month.

The Potters Place is putting on some Pottery Pizzaz this month with  featured artist Charlotte Schaufelbuhl and special guest artist Jeff Brett.

He thinks of himself as a multi-disciplinary artist exploring a variety of art mediums including ceramics, photography, video and sculpture — jumping from one to another and sometimes combining them.

His art practice has focused in the past few years primarily on making functional pottery.

“I make pots for my family and I, pots that we love to hold, fill with food or drink and share with friends. Each piece is a simple, personal statement that I believe exhibits something about who I am as the maker. I choose to focus on a few basic forms — tumblers, mugs, plates and bowls. I invite you to hold each piece and discover a connection for yourself.”

Jeff’s pots are to be filled with your favourite food or drink, used and enjoyed.

“Where I live and what I do in my work both have a profound influence on the art I create.”

Schaufelbuhl’s work is strongly influenced by her folk art studies and has a European flavour.

She is constantly testing new ground. She prefers to sacrifice rigid design and controlled firings for the erratic and surprising results that reduction gas firings offer. Her work is unique and a treasured find for even the eclectic collector.

Charlotte has built her own kiln and has her studio in Black Creek.

She also belongs to the Comox Valley Potters and continues to frequent workshops with guest artists.

Come and meet these wonderful artists and enjoy some holiday refreshments. Jeff will be in the gallery from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and

Charlotte will be in the gallery from 1 to 5 p.m.

The Potter’s Place is at 180B Fifth St. on the corner of Fifth and Cliffe in the Courtyard in downtown Courtenay. It’s open Mondays to Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Parking is available at the rear of the building.

Fort more information, call 250-334-4613, go to www.thepottersplace.ca, and like The Potters Place Gallery and Shop on Facebook.

— The Potters Place

Just Posted

Métis Nation honours Glacier View resident

Clifford Swain served in Second World War

Watercolours featured at Comox art gallery exhibit

Mostly Watercolours opens July 16 at Pearl Ellis Gallery

Cumberland memorial ride set for deceased Island mountain biker

A memorial ride is set for Tuesday evening for the mountain biker who died in the trails last week.

Comox Valley Community Foundation thanks retiring board members

At its June board meeting, Comox Valley Community Foundation (CVCF) president Matt… Continue reading

Comox Valley RCMP pull over dozen-plus impaired drivers in busy month

Police stopped several drivers in areas associated with criminal or drug activity

‘Bad choices make good stories’: Margaret Trudeau brings her show to Just for Laughs

Trudeau says over the decades she has been suicidal, manic, depressed

UPDATE: Youth seen with gun at Nanaimo mall, suspect now in custody

Woodgrove Centre shut down during police incident

B.C. man dies from rabies after contact with Vancouver Island bat

Last known case of human rabies in B.C. was 16 years ago

Crown recommends up to two-year jail term for former Bountiful leader

Crown says sentence range should be 18 months to two years for Bountiful child removal case

VIDEO: Wolf spotted swimming ashore on northern Vancouver Island

Island wolf population estimated at under 150 in 2008, says VI-Wilds

No danger to the public following police incident Monday morning in Courtenay

Comox Valley RCMP has confirmed there is no danger to the public… Continue reading

Diversity a Canadian strength, Trudeau says of Trump tweets at congresswomen

Trudeau avoided using Trump’s name when he was asked about the president’s Twitter comments

B.C. couple bring son home from Nigeria after long adoption delay

Kim and Clark Moran of Abbotsford spent almost a year waiting to finalize adoption of Ayo, 3

Garneau ‘disappointed’ in airlines’ move against new passenger bill of rights

New rules codified compensation for lost luggage, overbooked flights

Most Read