ST. GEORGE – The Dixie State College of Utah art department will hold its annual Student Christmas Ceramic Sale next Wednesday-through-Friday, Dec. 1-3, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., in the DSC North Plaza Art Building (west entrance foyer), located on 55 South 900 East.
Now in its 35th year, this annual holiday tradition features the works of many DSC art students who use the sale to help pay for their college education. Hundreds of hand-made ceramic and pottery pieces, including a variety of artistic and functional stoneware, will be on sale at reasonable prices, with 20 percent of all proceeds going to support the DSC art department.
According to DSC art professor Glenn Blakley, the sale gives student the opportunity market their wares. He added that the students’ ability to sell their art is an important learning objectives as they gain a first-hand knowledge of what the public likes about what their creations.
“The students have hand-crafted a number of upside-down tea pots, wonderful platters, plates, mugs and vases,” Blakley said. “Our students have also created a large variety of sculpted art in decorative colors from warm and earthy to vibrant and bold. These pieces are a great gift idea this holiday season.”
The holiday sale is the first of two sales DSC’s art department holds each year, including a similar sale toward the end of spring semester. For more information about the pottery sale, contact DSC art professor Glen Blakley at 435-652-7795 or at [email protected].