WHERE TO FIND JOY BRIDY POTTERY:
The Cooley Gallery Whether you know Chris Cooley for his artistic abilities, or his football and sports personality, his gallery is a gem in the historic part of Leesburg, VA. As an invited guest for the month of October, 2016, You'll be able to see the best of my work, the gems that have been stashed on the back shelf over the past year. I'll be there for their First Friday Reception, October 7...see you there!
The Over the Mountain Studio Tour November 12 & 13, 2016: See the work of 25 Makers at 10 Studio Stops, all in Jefferson County, WV. We love to throw this annual party, and invite you all to celebrate with us, from offering our most recent wares for sale, to rotating demonstrations, with good food and conversation to taste.
Holiday Open Studio: Saturday, December 17 & 24, 2016: Yes, the holiday tradition continues...pick up your special orders and last-minute gifts, sip some hot beverages, and relax for a few minutes amidst conversation and friends. Surprise guest artists will be with me both days, to be announced soon....
The Ice House Located in Berkeley Springs, WV, The Ice House is a community arts center, with a great little shop and gallery to boot. Stop in to see my wood fired work in the shop, as well as an eclectic selection of other lovely ceramics, weaving, printmaking....lots to see.
The White Room Gallery As a special treat for folks visiting Thomas WV and Blackwater Falls, or hiking in the Monogahela Forest of WV, my work is available in the coolest little gallery in the state...stop in and tell them how great they are, and pick up a piece of pottery, a repurposed wall sculpture, or a print by local WV artists.
Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia: Nestled deep in WV, Tamarack features just that...amazing quality handmade wares from all over the state. From furniture to duck calls, quilts and pottery, wreaths and iron railings...an amazing and diverse selection from a complex and creative state. They just stocked up on my wares, so now is the perfect time for a visit.
Do you shop Etsy? A small selection of changing work, from wood fired to community ware, is available on etsy. Let me know what you're looking for, because I just might have it.
Visit the studio any time by calling or emailing in advance to make sure I'll be here. I love showing new visitors around, and there are more pieces here than anywhere else, from sculptures to functional works...you'll find exactly what you're looking for, I'll bet.
If you will be visiting the DC area from out of town, give me a ring and stop by. I'm located about 20 minutes south of Route 70 and Hagerstown, amongst the ghosts of the battlefields along the Potomac River, and am always up for a visit...... the coffee or tea is hot, perfect for catching up with old friends and new acquaintances.
Looking forward to hearing from you.