Potters' Guild hosts annual Fall Pottery Festival

| 15 Feb 2012 | 10:07

Mountainside — The Potters’ Guild of New Jersey will host its annual sale of functional and sculptural ceramics at the Community Presbyterian Church, 1459 Deer Path in Mountainside (corner of Deer Path and Meeting House Lane) on Saturday, Nov. 12 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 13 from noon to 5 p.m. Local artists, including West Milford potters Martha Boshart and DeBorah Goletz, will be presenting their pottery. Clifton artist Susana Barbetti-Norton, a member of the Clifton Artists Association, will present her unique vessels, pottery and sculptures. Admission is free and credit cards are accepted for all sales. This increasingly popular event draws hundreds of customers from throughout New Jersey and even out of state. The show is the perfect place to find unique holiday gifts or a special item or present for any occasion. There will be 40 potters from the area presenting their work. Available for sale will be a selection of vases, wall pieces, pitchers, tea pots, platters, casseroles, raku and pit-fired vessels and decorative objects of art. For directions to the show, see the Guild Web site at http://www.PottersGuildNJ.org/index.aspx. or call Judy Musicant at 908-233-1633. The Potters Guild is open to potters of all skill levels. Founded in 1987 to promote and share knowledge in support of the creative endeavors of New Jersey's ceramic artists, it is comprised of 100 members and growing.