Beautiful — and Utilitarian: Ceramics Please the Eye

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Beautiful — and Utilitarian: Ceramics Please the Eye

Hope DeMarco

Hope DeMarco's ceramic ware — beautiful and functional. Photo courtesy of Hope DeMarco

Gallery Holds Artist’s Reception for Hope DeMarco on Friday, May 11

Puuwai Hao Kila Gallery in Hanapepe presents Ceramic Artist Hope DeMarco’s latest collection with an artist’s reception on Friday, May 11, from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. The gallery is located at 3801 Hanapepe Rd., perfectly situated to attend the reception and also to move on to enjoy the offerings of many galleries during the town’s weekly Friday night art walk.

Expect a treat with DeMarco’s ceramics. She has a fine arts background in a number of two-dimensional media.

Hope DeMarco

Hope DeMarco creating a ceramic piece in a workshop. Photo by Anne E.O'Malley

As for this collection, she says, “I enjoy making functional pieces for daily use that are utilitarian as well as beautiful. And I like the immediacy of working with clay, where I can create a piece directly with my hands.”

DeMarco says she’s pleased to be showing her pieces in Puuwai Hao Kila Gallery and enjoys being able to contribute to supporting the arts on Kaua`i.

She says, “I am constantly interested in and influenced by other artists, particularly those who are working in porcelain.”

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  1. Faith Gordon May 13, 2012 at 12:25 pm - Reply

    I am always excited each time I see another creation by Hope. She amazed me each time Hope produces different forms of pottery .
    Being the sister of my talented sister I could go “on and on” looking at Hope’s creations again and again.

    Faith

  2. Faith Gordon May 13, 2012 at 2:40 pm - Reply

    Hi Hope-
    You are a celebrity! You are not only talented and smart- I loved the photo- you look like a model. I am so proud of you and jealous that you are so beautiful and talented. The ceramics looked fantastic! I love you and miss you-So sorry that we have so many miles between us.
    I miss you and love you-me

    Your only sister- FG

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