From Field to Fine Art: the gourd as “nature’s pottery”

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From Field to Fine Art: the gourd as “nature’s pottery”

October 16, 2019 • 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm


The public is welcome to join members of Country Gardeners of Glastonbury Garden Club as they explore the question “How does a raw, hard-shelled gourd become a piece of fine art?” at the program “From Field to Fine Art”. Ceil Rossi, a juried gourd artist, will discuss how a piece of “nature’s pottery” progresses through the stages of growing, drying, cleaning, woodturning, and carving. Ms. Rossi teaches at the Farmington Valley Art Center, Windsor Art Center & her own studio in Agawam. While in Arizona, Ceil was President of the Southwest Gourd Association and a juried member of the Arizona Art Alliance, American Gourd Society & the prestigious Sonoran Art League. Currently, Ceil is a member of the Massachusetts Cultural Council. She will show a variety of gourds from the deserts of California, Arizona and other locations.

The program will take place in the Glastonbury Community Church meeting room.


October 16, 2019
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Country Gardeners of Glastonbury Garden Club


Glastonbury Community Church
113 Stancliff Road
Glastonbury, CT 06033 United States
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