Plants and Pots with Brooke Avery and Bettina HunterPosted on 05/13/14
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.