Gallery Showing

Saturday October 7 - Tuesday October 31


Chris Casey is an artist from Albuquerque, New Mexico.  He earned a BFA from the University of New Mexico with a concentration on ceramics.  Since graduating, he has worked out of his home studio and held various ceramic related jobs such as studio assistant, glaze production manager, and is currently the studio manager at a community college.  His work, abstract and colorful, is rooted in his love of drawing.  Employing colored underglazes and slips on porcelaneous clay bodies, he carves intricate designs into the surfaces of his pots.

Casey, states, "I've always been fascinated by the transformation of a lump of clay into a ceramic object.  The essence of a piece can stay the same while almost every other aspect, its color, size, weight, etc. all change throughout the process.  That unpredictable and ever-changing quality keeps the medium of ceramics fresh and exciting for me.  I also rely heavily on intuition by making use of bright colors and improvised abstract designs.  These elements have no concrete meaning in and of themselves but can nudge the mind in different directions.  It's not my aim, nor do I think it's truly even possible, to dictate meaning.  I see my role as an instigator.  I want to breed within the viewer the question, "Why?"

Come join us for the First Friday Citywide Event, Friday October 6th 

Showing Opens: Saturday October 7, 2017
Showing Closes: Tuesday October 31, 2017
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Artful Saturday

Saturday October 21, 2017    (3:00 PM - 8:00 PM)

Artist Talk

Saturday October 21, 2017    (5:30 PM - 6:30 PM)

First Friday Citywide Event

Friday October 6, 2017    (7:00 PM - 10:30 PM)

Two longtime artists offer stunning works in 'Traces' exhibition

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The Weyrich Gallery is a creative environment featuring exquisite jewelry, diverse works from dreams, folklore, myth and the earth.

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Weyrich Gallery, owned by Valerie and Gary Tibbetts, is a special place. Intuition is the determining factor in the harmony the Tibbetts have orchestrated in their small space whose inspiration is on a grand scale. The thoughtful visitor will soon realize the high level of craftsmanship reflected in the work on display and also the sense that gallery artists seem to have an affinity with each other.

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