About thirty professional ceramic artists, as well as ten emerging ceramic artists, gathered to display and sell their artwork.
According to the director general of the Rozynski Center for the Arts, Aude Gendreau-Turmel, the confinement made people want to move out. Ceramics have seen a revival in popularity in recent years, and this is confirmed by the Céramystic exhibition and sale.
I think there is an interest, already for the locals. Handmade stuff too. I think there is already an interest there.
Forty were literally on site victims of its success, more than $80,000 in sales were reached, and inventory had to be replenished before the end of the event.
After the first weekend, we’re at the level of sales we had in 2019. Then we got there, and we’ve now doubled it, Aude Gendreau-Turmel mentioned. There is still a beautiful day on Saturday and then on Sunday.
Visitors are shown a short path to discover some artwork, like the one shown in the image below, titled The immigrantsBy Liz Fortin.
The goal of the Rozynski Center for the Arts is to restore the letters of their nobility into the art of ceramic work. Now equipped with one of the few gas stoves for general use in the country, management is optimistic about it.
For the potters present, the enthusiasm is clearly visible.
There’s been a frenzy, said Marco Savard, ceramist and chairman of the Rosinski Center for the Arts. There are new ways of doing things, there is the visual arts community that is increasingly interested in these materials. So it is a plus for us.
For two graduating seniors, enthusiasm for their art is a promise of hope. Christian La Rochelle and Michel Lavalle expressed their happiness to receive advice on their art.
When we spend the long winter months in our workshop, we don’t see anyoneChristian La Rochelle confirmed.
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