Crook's Corner show is up and ready

Yesterday our show was installed at Crook's Corner. It was so nice having someone else do it! I think they did a great job. If my memory is right this will be my 30 year anniversary of my first show at Crook's.

Cathy Kiffney and Mark Brown September show at Crook's Corner, Chapel Hill, NC
Crook's Corner is a nationally recognized amazing restaurant. It's won numerous awards including the James Beard America's Classic Award for "Timeless appeal, beloved for quality of food that reflects the character of their community."  Located at the vortex of Chapel Hill and Carrboro, look for the beautiful garden on the street, you can't miss it.


I'm excited to have 2 of my wall hanging teapot pieces in the 100 Teapots V show at Baltimore Clayworks.
This is a national show, juried by Nick Joerling.  There is a beautiful slide show of the work on their web site. 

Jurors Statement:
My dictionary says a teapot is “A covered pot with a spout.” I smile at the judiciousness of that definition, like characterizing a human being as an upright body with a face. Buried in both succinct summations is the rich unending variety of mechanics, spirit, aesthetics, emotion, intellect. I like the blue-collar aspect of pots, that they do the every day work of carrying, containing, delivering, but can also “step out” and stimulate the mind and imagination. I like the pots that make good use of the constraints of utility, and I like the pots that push against those boundaries: pots that entertain some dicey possibilities. In my own studio I hope for pots that have qualities of sensuality, empathy, humor and risk.    -Nick Joerling


January 15-February 27, 2011
Opening: Saturday, January 15, 2011, 6:00–8:00PM