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LIVE AND SILENT AUCTION CATALOG May 18, 2019

Winston-Salem, NC


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ITEM #1 Victoria Crowell Troy, NY Porcelain Plate, painted and signed

ITEM #2 Silvie Granatelli Meadows of Dan, VA Porcelain Plate , signed Piedmont Craftsmen Exhibiting Member 1987— 2010


ITEM #3 Droll Designs Marblehead, MA Hand Painted Ceramic Plate Condition: The piece has a small chip on the rim

LIVE AUCTION ITEM #4 Edward S. Eberle Pittsburgh, PA “Various Animals” Porcelain Bowl, terra sigillata & sgraffito surface technique. Signed.

ITEM #5 Geff Reed Richmond, VA Ceramic Plate, signed, approx. 22” wide Exhibiting Member of Piedmont Craftsmen in the 80s


ITEM #6 Cathy Kiffney Chapel Hill, NC Ceramic candle holder sculpture. Approx. 6” tall Exhibiting Member of Piedmont Craftsmen since 2010 Condition: small chip on nose.

ITEM #7 Porcelain Horse-headed Figure Artist Unknown Approx. 4” tall Condition: One finger is broken

ITEM #8 Debra Fritts Abiquiu, NM Ceramic sculpture, approx. 6” tall Piedmont Craftsmen Exhibiting Member 1996—2004


ITEM #9 Julie Olson Durham, NC Bird on Rocks Ceramic Sculpture, approx. 16” tall Piedmont Craftsmen Exhibiting Member 2002—2017

ITEM #10 Steffanie Samuels Ann Arbor, MI Ceramic Sculpture, approx. 12” tall x 15” wide Marked “Samuels 1994”


ITEM #11 Jacki Ooi Ireland (formerly from WinstonSalem, NC)

Ceramic Teapot, signed Former Sawtooth student.

ITEM #12 Rick Hensley Floyd, VA Ceramic Teapot

ITEM #13 Karen Newgard Asheville, NC Ceramic Teapot Sgraffito carved Piedmont Craftsmen Exhibiting Member since 2004


LIVE AUCTION ITEM #14 Michael Sherrill Bat Cave, NC Ceramic Teapot Stoneware with blue barium glaze. Approx. 8” tall Early 1990s Piedmont Craftsmen Exhibiting Member 1985—1998

ITEM #15 Michael Frasca Lexington, KY Ceramic Teapot, signed Piedmont Craftsmen Exhibiting Member 2005—2008

ITEM #16 Marilee Hall Cookeville, TN Ceramic Teapot Signed & dated 1992, approx. 12” tall Exhibiting Member of Piedmont Craftsmen since 2003


ITEM #17 Scott Tubby Rockport, MA Porcelain vessel, signed, burnished and Saggar Fired, approx. 5” tall x 7” wide.

ITEM #18 Lana Wilson Berkeley, CA Vase, signed, layered colored slips on Porcelain Paper Clay. Approx. 9” tall

ITEM #19 Jim Whalen Horse Shoe, NC Vessel, wheel thrown, terra sigillata with wax resist. Exhibiting Member of Piedmont Craftsmen since 2010


ITEM #20 Joe DeAnda Dollywood, Pigeon Forge, TN Handblown Glass Pitcher, signed, approx. 8” tall

ITEM #21 Artist Unknown Ceramic Vessel, Stamped LG on bottom, approx. 14” tall

ITEM #22 Mark Ferri NC Artist Raku Ceramic Vessel, signed, wheel thrown approx. 12” tall x 15” wide Exhibiting Member of Piedmont Craftsmen in the 90s


ITEM #23 Jane Goslin Peiser Penland, NC Vase, signed Salt-glazed colored porcelain, 8” to 9” tall Piedmont Craftsmen Exhibiting Member since 1969

LIVE AUCTION ITEM #24 Jane Goslin Peiser Penland, NC Vase, signed Salt-glazed colored porcelain, 11” to 12” tall Piedmont Craftsmen Exhibiting Member since 1969


LIVE AUCTION ITEM #25 Donna Polseno Floyd, VA Female Figure Vase Mid-range porcelain, signed, approx. 14” tall

ITEM #26 Donna Polseno Floyd, VA Vessel, Figure with Vase Mid-range porcelain, , signed, approx. 10” tall


LIVE AUCTION ITEM #27 Linda Hoffhines Chicago, IL Vase #1 Hand built terra cotta with mosaic inlay, approx. 16” tall

ITEM #28 Linda Hoffhines Vase #2 Hand built terra cotta, approx. 14” tall

ITEM # 29 Linda Hoffhines Vase #3 Hand built terra cotta


ITEM #30 Linda Hoffhines Vase #4 Handbuilt terra cotta

ITEM #31 Linda Hoffhines Lidded Vessel Handbuilt terra cotta, approx. 8� tall


LIVE AUCTION ITEM #32 Nancy Kubale Rutherfordton, NC Reclining Female on Chair with Cat Clay & mixed media, approx. 8” tall Exhibiting Member of Piedmont Craftsmen since 1996

ITEM #33 Artist Unknown—signed Moxley Ceramic plate

LIVE AUCTION ITEM #34 Glenn Appleman Red Packard Convertible, Cookie Jar, ceramic with silver luster Signed and dated 1979, approx. 8” tall x 18” long x 9” wide


ITEM #35 Luna Garcia Pottery by Cindy & Curtis Ripley Venice Beach, CA Ceramic Platter with fish handles

LIVE AUCTION ITEM #36 Gary Schlappal Fredrick, MD Porcelain Teapot with luster glazes, approx. 10” tall Exhibiting Member of Piedmont Craftsmen 1994—2001


LIVE AUCTION ITEM #37 Beth Tarkington Marietta, GA

Vase—reclining figure and sleeping dog Handbuilt Ceramic earthenware, approx. 8” tall Piedmont Craftsmen Exhibiting Member since 2004

Reverse side

ITEM #38 Beth Tarkington Marietta, GA “Who’s To Navigate & Who’s To Steer?” Candle Holder, handbuilt ceramic earthenware, approx. 10” tall Piedmont Craftsmen Exhibiting Member since 2004


LIVE AUCTION ITEM #39 Sally Lewis Winston-Salem, NC “Fetish” Acrylic on canvas, 36” x 48” Studied painting at Sawtooth and East Carolina University

ITEM #40 Artist Unknown Blue Figure Painting on paper Size: 30” wide x 38” tall, framed


LIVE AUCTION ITEM #41 Robbie Tillotson (1949—1987) Born in Denton, NC. lived in Winston-Salem, NC and NYC, NY Mixed media including: oil pastel, pencil, acrylic on rag paper, framed under Plexiglass Size: 43” x 29” (51” x 39” framed) His work is in the permanent collection of the NC Museum of Art and many private collections.

ITEM #42 Ceramic Plate, hand painted Artist Unknown


LIVE AUCTION ITEM #43 Billy McClain (1949—2012) Winston-Salem NC

“Boxwoods” Year: 1983

Size: 48”x28” (60”x41” framed) Materials: Oil pastel on paper, framed, signed Sawtooth School, former teacher and Graphics Program Coordinator. 1999 Winston-Salem Artist of the Year.

ITEM #44 Paul Bendzunas Comer, GA Handkerchief Glass Vase, approx. 7” tall Exhibiting Member of Piedmont Craftsmen since 1984


Piedmont Craftsmen and Sawtooth School for Visual Art extends our combined thank you to

Ken Otterbourg for his generous donation of this collection. The proceeds from the auction and celebration will be divided between the two organizations to benefit their educational programs. MANY THANKS TO: Several anonymous donors for their support to underwrite the evening. The Boards and Staffs of Piedmont Craftsmen and Sawtooth School for Visual Art ADDITIONAL THANKS TO: Caterer—Diamondback Grill Auctioneers—Swicegood Auction Ken Otterbourg and Lorraine Fassett for loaning artwork to the exhibition. The Arts Council of Winston-Salem & Forsyth County

Nancy Kubale, Item #32

Catalog credit: Piedmont Craftsmen Staff

Photo credits: Gretchen Siebert Copyright © Piedmont Craftsmen & Sawtooth School. All rights reserved.

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