Pottery Sales Springing Up From Hands Of Windward Artisans
Artisans have been making bowls and pots for centuries, drawing from the earth the materials to create both the practical and the beautiful objects of life. People are still making them today, folks, and Windward fans have at least three opportunities to browse and shop for some favorites before Mother’s Day.
• First up is the third annual Pots ‘n Plants Sale from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. this Saturday at 45-061 Ka Hanahou Place. Neighbors and friends converge at the Kims’ home with their “fun and artsy” ceramics, stained glass, watercolor paintings, orchids, wood carvings and even poi pounders. The list includes Ruth Canham, Claudia Butler, Don Fowler, Lori Nakatsuka, Jon Rawlings, Steve Martin (pictured), Karen Kim, Pablo Tello, Ryan Lazear, Matt Danielson, Elsie Horikawa, Larry Kamiya and Deb Soutar. Call 383-9487.
• The Windward Potters will have their annual spring sale from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. May 2 at Kailua Elementary School cafeteria, featuring one-of-a-kind items, sculptural and raku forms, planters and functional pieces. Call 383-9487.
• Windward Community College ceramics club will showcase its best pieces at the club’s annual Mother’s Day pottery sale, set for 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. May 8 and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. May 9 in Hale Palanakila studio on the WCC campus. Call 235-7323.