50 Bowls, 50 States, 50 Woodfires: Elaine Olafson Henry

Presented by Belger Arts Center at Belger Crane Yard Studios, Kansas City MO

Sep 16 2022
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Jan 07 2023

Elaine Olafson Henry, (left to right) Missouri, 2017, Kansas, 2018. Each wood fired porcelain.

50 Bowls, 50 States, 50 Woodfires: Elaine Olafson Henry | September 16, 2022 – January 7, 2023 | Belger Crane Yard Gallery |50 Bowls, 50 States, 50 Woodfires, includes 50 porcelain bowls made by artist Elaine Olafson Henry.

Each thrown bowl was made using the same amount of clay from the same clay block, the same building and shaping process, and the same glaze. Curious about the effects of firing circumstances in different environments, Henry sent a bowl to a ceramist in each of the 50 states to be woodfired. The resulting bowls are products of the types of wood and variety of kilns used (Anagama, Arch, Bourry Box, Noborigama, Tube, and Train), the length of firing, and the temperature reached. Henry explains “

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Dec 1, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Dec 2, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Dec 3, 2022 at 10:00 am - 04:00 pm (Sat)
  • Dec 6, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Tue)
  • Dec 7, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Wed)
  • Dec 8, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Dec 9, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Dec 10, 2022 at 10:00 am - 04:00 pm (Sat)
  • Dec 13, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Tue)
  • Dec 14, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Wed)
  • Dec 15, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Dec 16, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Dec 17, 2022 at 10:00 am - 04:00 pm (Sat)
  • Dec 20, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Tue)
  • Dec 21, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Wed)
  • Dec 22, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Dec 23, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Dec 24, 2022 at 10:00 am - 04:00 pm (Sat)
  • Dec 27, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Tue)
  • Dec 28, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Wed)
  • Dec 29, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Dec 30, 2022 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Dec 31, 2022 at 10:00 am - 04:00 pm (Sat)
  • Jan 3, 2023 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Tue)
  • Jan 4, 2023 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Wed)
  • Jan 5, 2023 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Thu)
  • Jan 6, 2023 at 10:00 am - 05:00 pm (Fri)
  • Jan 7, 2023 at 10:00 am - 04:00 pm (Sat)

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Join Elaine Olafson Henry for an artist reception on Friday, October 7 from 6 pm-8 pm with opening remarks starting at 6:30 PM at the Belger Crane Yard Gallery. This presentation is free and open to the public.  Hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be provided.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

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