August 2015

Artist Spotlight: Mary Alayne Thomas

Fairy tales fascinate Mary Alayne Thomas. She paints her own modern day versions, capturing magical moments that we all experience, both real and imagined. Initially taken with the luminosity and versatility of watercolor, Mary eventually began exploring and incorporating other media such as encaustic, gold leaf, india ink, pencil, and silkscreen. She coats her watercolor images in encaustic with other media… Read more »

Featured Potter: Jennifer Mecca

Jennifer Mecca spent many childhood weekends observing and participating in the traditions of her paternal Italian-American family. Among the most prevalent was the preparation of elaborate meals. She observed how tableware was as important as the planning, preparation and enjoyment of a meal.  This served as the foundation for her interest in utilitarian pottery and her… Read more »