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Empty Bowls Full Hearts

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Well, last night was the first night I have been out to an art event here in town since returning from warmer climes. And, what a night to get back into the swing of things it was.

As many readers may recall, I have been following the progress of the Empty Bowls program for awhile now. And, last night they finished with their Empty Bowls Dinner and Auction held at the First United Methodist Church in Wenatchee.

I had a chance to drop in and get a few pics on my way to another engagement and I’m sure glad I got a chance to see the finished products of all those participants who decorated bowls which were then fired and ready to hold the soup served at the Empty Bowls Dinner. I was there just before the crowd stepped in to claim their bowls. So, I was able to get some shots of the completed bowls as they were lined up and ready to go.

The bowls looked great as did the pottery donated by several local artists to be auctioned off as part of this wonderful fundraiser. The donated pieces to be auctioned off included works by High School Art Teacher Michael McClum, potter Karen Dawn Dean, John Craddick of West Coast Glass and a whimsically decorated platter by Martha Flores the artist, poet, art teacher and motivational speaker known to many as the dancing artist for her Dancing Artist Videos which can be seen at http://www.gowedia.com/videos/2012/nov/26/martha-flores-the-dancing-artist-2012/

And, among these works were several pieces by artist/potter Anita Eaton - I really liked here Bamboo Bowl set.

All in all the event looked to be really shaping up for a great success. This, even though Skye White admitted being a bit nervous… hoping to have a good turnout. She and the others who put this whole thing together did a really great job - kudos to all. Oh, and, by the way, by the look of how the parking lot was rapidly filling up as I left, I think Skye had nothing to worry about as far as turnout was concerned.

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