Wednesday, October 16, 2013

From the Earth Featured During November 1, 2013 First Friday Art Walk


From the Earth, an exhibit featuring the handcrafted ceramic art of six  artists will be on display at Amiro Art & Found during the November 1st First Friday Art Walk. Amiro is located at 9C Aviles Street on the nation’s oldest street and will be open from 5:00p.m. to 9:00 p.m. during  Art Walk. Light libations and snacks will be served.

Pottery by Toni Dewitt
Maya De Ceano, Toni Dewitt, Bob Heim, Donna Jensen, Ken Jensen, and Estella Fransbergen all practice the ancient art of making objects out of clay. They each work with this basic natural material, a substance that comes directly from the earth.    The clay is then shaped into three dimensional expressions that reflect their originality, creativity, and uniqueness. With differing colors, textures, shapes, and forms each piece is distinctive, with styles ranging from and including the functional, whimsical, and artistic.

Sculpture by Estella Fransbergen
Amiro Art & Found offers a unique collection of new and vintage items that includes fine art, folk art, and everything in between. The ever changing inventory features the original works of. Ginny Bullard, Estella Fransbergen, Deane Kellogg, Wendy Mandel McDaniel, Jan Tomlinson Master, and  Marcia Myrick Siany.   The walls and shelves are filled with an eclectic and colorful array of jewelry, mosaic creations, pottery, sculpture, vintage finds, paintings, and mixed media collages.  The rotating roster of guest artists includes Steve Lohman, Hiromi Moneyhun, and Alexander Wilds.
Amiro is open Thursday-Monday from 11a.m. to 6 p.m.with extended hours on   weekends until 7:00p.m. For more Information about Amiro Art & Found please call 904-824-8460 or visit www.amiroartandfound.com. From the Earth will be on display through November.