GALLERY

QCC houses the Trish Martindell exhibition gallery, as well as a rotating selection of gallery items in the retail store.

THE TRISH MARTINDELL GALLERY

 

Named in honor of one of our original members, the Trish Martindell Gallery @ QCC hosts a rotating selection of shows throughout the year.  Opening receptions typically fall on the Friday night after a new class session starts in the studio.

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Influence/d

A CURATED COLLECTION OF MENTORS & MENTEES IN THE FIELD OF CERAMICS.

THIS SHOW AIMS TO HIGHLIGHT THE SIGNIFICANT INFLUENCE OUR INSTRUCTORS HAVE ON OUR CLAY PRACTICE.

Opening Reception:

April 19th, 5-8pm

 

On view:

April 19th-May 31st

 

View the exhibition

https://youtu.be/UnXmjRoTGuU

featuring:

Nicole Aquillano/Marko Biddle

Brooke Armstrong/Trey Hill

Jonathan Christensen Caballero/Malcolm Mobotu Smith

Marty Fielding/Rodnay Brewer

Bill Jones/Suze Lindsay

Naomi Peterson/Eliza Au

Justin Reese/Brian Chen

Brad Schwieger/Gina Pisto

Esther Shimazu/Jo Rowley

Paul Wandless/Kyle & Kelly Phelps

Liz Zlot Summerfield/Hailey Lail

2024 Gallery Schedule:

Jan 12-Feb 23:  “Points of Departure”

ceramics by University of Tennessee faculty & grads

March 1-April 12:  1st Annual K-12 Show

Selected works by regional K-12 students

April 19-May 31:  “Infuence/d”

invitational of contemporary ceramic artists & their mentors/mentees

June 7-July 19:  Sam Hostert*

Solo show.  *Workshop June 22-23.

July 26-Sep 6:  Hunter Stamps & Cody Schriver

paintings & sculpture

Sep 13-Oct 25:  April Felipe*

Solo show.  *Workshop October 12-13

Nov 1-Dec 3:  3rd Annual QCC Resident Artist Show

new works by our current residents

THE GALLERY SHOP

 

Located in our retail store, this gallery space offers a variety of items available for purchase.  Artists include our instructors and staff members, studio members, and local potters.  Items rotate regularly as things are sold and new pieces come in.  The perfect place to find a special gift or something handmade for youself!

Retail Hours:

10-8 Monday, Thursday
10-5 Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday
12-4 Sunday

Past Exhibitions:

2024

Formative

Regional K-12 show, juried and curated by Karan Witham-Walsh & Sarah Horn.

Points of Departure

Works by University of Tennessee, Knoxvile faculty and graduate students

2023

Annual QCC Resident Artist Showcase
Fly Over Focus

Juried selection of artists from the midwest

Indeterminate Reach

Solo exhibition by Sara Torgison

Amy Sanders & Ron Philbeck

Invitational

In Bloom

Celebration of pots for and about plants/flowers, juried

Rejected

Worthy works that didn’t make it in to NCECA shows, juried

QCC Sculpture Show

a highlight of Queen City Clay sculpture students

NCECA 2023

The Bray's Resident Artists

New work by the Archie Bray Foundation’s 2022 resident artists. NCECA concurrent exhibition

Boneyard Stories

A visual history of Arrowmont’s teachers and makers. NCECA concurrent exhibition

Raakh

a river of consciousness- NCECA concurrent exhibition

Queen City Survey

survey of the diverse range of artists from the Cincinnati area

Biomorphic Idyll

group of exhibition of artists interested in the biomorphically abstracted form.

2022

FUSE with Josh Maier

Ceramic work by artist Josh Maier along with prints from the group at FUSE press.

Enjoying the Potholes

Invitational.  Work by Ben Clark, Ben Huber, and Charity Rust Jordan.

Pieces of Wonder

Artists from Visionaries & Voices unite to challenge and reconceptualize space.  Curated by Visionaries and Voices.

Home Spun

Work by Lindsay Garrett, Angela Belcher Clark & Erica Gentile, three talented artists who came up through QCC’s educational programs.

Face Value

Paintings & pottery by visial artist John Lanzador & clay artist Emma Robinson

Wayne Ferguson

solo show.  sculpture & drawings

2021

Bounty

showcase of regional functional potters.

Academic

Featuring the work of ceramic artists who are also art educators.

Cross Town Shoot Out

undergrads and graduate students compete for best in show.

NCECA concurrent exhibitions

Our innagural shows in our new space.  Artists filled the empty building with work for socially distanced viewing when NCECA went virtual in 2021.

Arrowmont Artist in Residence Retrospective

Local: a regional exhibition of artists working in clay