"Naturally Speaking" Featured at Restyle Renew Open House
Aug 31, 2011 07:10PM
Roz Weinberger: “Working in clay is so visual and tactile that my imagination can go anywhere to create a beautiful array of pieces. Quickly the opportunity to turn a lump of clay into different shapes became fascinating to me. Putting my hands on the clay and combining them with the wheel and watching a form come to life is the ultimate thrill. The shapes are chosen based on whether the piece will be functional or artistic. The decision as to what type of firing will be used and how I can achieve the colors I desire for the pieces have been made by the time I touch the clay. I hope that others will feel as deeply about my pieces as I do and carry the joy that is offered through them.”
Since opening a year and a half ago at 27 E. Main St., in Denville, Restyle Renew has served the community by offering “high style recycling” with the consignment of women’s designer clothing and accessories, surrounded by a gallery of selective handcrafted works of local artists. On Friday, September 23rd (rescheduled from 9/16) , from 6:30 to 9 p.m., Restyle Renew will hold an open house featuring some of the artists behind the Naturally Speaking collection—an exhibit of eco-friendly works inspired by nature. Many of the artists will bring an extended collection of their works for this event; refreshments will be served.
Most of the artists exhibiting have been featured at other galleries, juried shows or museums before coming to Restyle Renew, while a few breakout artists with very unique pieces get their debut at the store. Currently on display are pieces by more than 30 artists, including works in painting, photography, collage, textiles, jewelry, furniture design, glassworks, ink, pottery, wood and ceramics. The shop is happy to serve as a forum for local artists to showcase one-of-a-kind, high-quality handcrafted works. To have your work considered for display, please email images to [email protected] or stop by the store with samples.