Southern Paiutes-A Portrait
Tuesday November 4th, 2003 at 6:00 PM at:
If you missed purchasing something you wanted during the prior exhibit, call 635-3981 to see if it is still available (Prior exhibit listed below)
you for your support and interest in this venture!
MoezArt is one of a kind pottery
that one must see to experience it’s unique colorful and playful quality.
Pottery that is real joy to have in your home!
pottery exhibited at the gallery has been wheel thrown, decorated with colored
slips and fired to bisque ware. Large bowls, lotion dispensers, spoon holders,
cereal bowls and an exquisite large art vase are among the items available for
sale. A clear glaze is applied to each piece and is fired for a second time in a
cone 6 oxidation atmosphere reaching approximately 1980 degrees F.
Moe teaches Pottery Classes at Dixie State College
and also offers workshops using clay as a vehicle for self transformation.
Gloria Ann Charles:
discovered her true media, Textiles, as an 11 year old. After earning a BFA at
Maryland Institute, College
Among her many interesting achievements in textiles has been doing custom sewing in Woodstock, NY, creating her own design company, Chuckwalla Clothing, in the Sierra Nevada of California, and studying Inupiat skin sewing in Arctic Alaska.
1994, in tribute to her Appalachian roots, she began to study, restore, appraise
and sell antique American quilts. Her particular area of greatest thrill is the
1840's and the 19th Century overall. She created a home business, Side Canyon
Quilts, which sold her one of a kind patchwork work in many art galleries.
retains a small selection of unusual antique quilts for sale and is in the early
stages of crafting small art quilts and folding screen panels.
Fae received an MFA in 1990. Her
“Little Stories”, insightful mixed media drawings, have been compared to
“a cosmic Grandmother Moses”- have been nationally exhibited, including at
She says “ My love of personal
mythologies as well as universal ones, such as fairy tales, has become the frame
on which I hang these images, a kind of representation of lives and the
subconscious made visual”. She lives in Virgin with her sculptor husband,
Jim was introduced to art at an
age, but it was after experiencing a mid-life crisis that he entered a new
direction in his life through sculpture and clay and then began a new career.
“In my own mind I just make things. Other people enjoy these things and take
them home to live with. I like that. A lot of what I do is done purely for the
pleasure of welding. I think of something to make, design it, engineer it and
build it. It is about as simple as that. There is not much refinement behind me
& you will find some rough edges on what I make. If I can coax function and
beauty out of a stone, a piece of wood, or a rusty piece of iron, you can damn
well bet I am not going to spend a lot of time refining it. I have too many
things to build and entirely too little time to do it”.
Gordon is an Iroquois from the
Six Nations of the
Enilse received her BFA from the
Philadelphia College of Art in 1984. She has traveled widely in
Ray is an engineer by education
and profession but an artist and passionate amateur archeologist at heart. He is
a self taught potter using simple traditional techniques inspired by Native
American Potters. The diversity of unique solutions and interesting approaches
to creating art, whether it be in clay, natural found objects, designing
jewelry, photography and doing computer design work is evident in the outcome.
He was the creative conceptual designer behind
the successful “Aromatic Miniature Pottery” craft business he & his
wife, Enilse, ran for many years. The incredible power and energy present in the
thousands of pictographs and petroglyphs located in Southern Utah
is the inspiration for most of the work
he has created since moving to Hurricane, UT.