Asheboro, NC -- The Randolph Arts Guild (R.A.G.) is offering an upcoming class that combines the talent of two artists who work in two different disciplines.  Brooke Avery is a potter and Bettina Hunter is a floral designer.  Together they will show you how to create your own clay pot, fire and glaze it, and then fill it with a charming planting.  This course is sponsored in part by Weston's Feed and Seed.  This class meets on Wednesdays: June 11, 18 and 25 at the Randolph Arts Guild located at 123 Sunset Avenue in downtown Asheboro.  This course is designed for ages 5 and up or 4 and under with a parent (you will make on project).  The class meets from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.  All materials are provided.  The class costs $45 for R.A.G. members and $50 for non-members.  Payment and a completed registration are required for enrollment.  The enrollment deadline is Wednesday, June 4.  For more information contact the Randolph Arts Guild at (336) 629 -- 0399 or stop by Morings Fine Crafts Monday -- Friday, 1- a.m. -- 5 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m. -- 2 p.m.



Asheboro resident, Bettina Hunter was voted the “Favorite Floral Designer of the Year” by the Courier-Tribune’s First Annual Best Of Awards 2012.  She has worked at Burge's Floral Shop for 31 years.  Bettina has also taught continuing education courses at Randolph Community College and is a Master Floral Designer.  She is a former Randolph Arts Guild President and current board member.

Brooke Avery is a ceramic artist and pottery instructor who grew up grew up and curently resides in Trinity, NC.  She graduated in 2008 from UNCG with a B.F.A. in Design.  Brooke has taught several classes at the Randolph Arts Guild and is currently a working studio artist there.  Her ceramic work can be found in Greensboro at the Center for Visual Arts and in Asheboro at Morings Fine Crafts.