Sizzling Summer Ceramics

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My new favorite place: the Half Moon Bakery & Bistro!  It is located at 6500 East Seneca Turnpike, Jamesville, NY (13078).

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Cozy…and delicious!  The cupcakes are perfection.  This place reminds me of every Wayne Thiebaud painting I have ever seen.  Proprietor Debbe Titus prepared amazing quiche and salad (and iced coffee!!!) for my friend Bobbi Rock Petrocci, art teacher at Christian Brothers Academy, Dewitt, NY, and me last week when we visited to discuss our upcoming art exhibitions.  Mine will be during the month of October 2016.  We installed Bobbi’s show this morning.

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Bobbi’s former student Beth L. helped too – a recent graduate who will be attending college in Albany this fall.  We used the technique I call measuring!  Lol – math and art are like two fingers crossed, as are art and every other subject in school.  There was a lot of measuring here – to make sure the shelving was of unified height and the same distance apart and to insure the shelves were level.  This part took the longest but once the structure was in place, everything made sense and the pieces fit beautifully.  It is the first ceramics show in the bakery!

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It was really incredible watching Bobbi work out how to decorate this space.  It was as if her vision was coming alive before our eyes.  She used the small shelves to exhibit her own work alongside student work created during CBA’s Sizzling Summer Ceramics Camp.

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Students created these pieces during the intensive one-week event.  The work will be on display through the month of August 2016.

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For more information regarding this exhibition and the bakery including hours of operation, contact the owner at 315-492-0110 or check out the website – www.thehalfmoonbakery.com

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More information to come regarding my show including a plan to have a little gathering/reception, maybe on a Sunday afternoon.  I will be showing a dozen paintings.  Super excited! ❤  And Bobbi Rock Petrocci will be back in November 2016 with a new crop of CBA student ceramic art!  🙂

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