Featured Artists Suze Lindsay and Mike HelkeSep 06, 2019 - Sep 29, 2019

Curatorial Statement

Gallery Closing Reception: Friday, September 27, 2019 from 5-7 pm MT

Exhibition Posted Online: Monday, September 9, 2019 by 10 am MT

Suze Lindsay is a studio potter living and working in western NC mountains. Her ceramic studies include a two-year fellowship from 1987-89 at Penland School of Crafts as a “core student”, followed by earning an MFA from Louisiana State University. She also holds two educational degrees, one in special education and the other in Montessori teaching theory. From 1993-1996, Suze was a Penland Resident artist. In 1996, Suze and her husband, potter Kent McLaughlin, set up and began potting in their studio in Bakersville, NC under the name Fork Mountain Pottery.

Mike Helke grew up in Minnesota’s St. Croix Valley, where he still resides and maintains a studio. In addition, Helke is an assistant professor of art/ceramics at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. He received his MFA from the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, NY.