On Saturday and Sunday, Southern Illinois ceramics artists invite the community to take a trip through their studios.
This is the third annual Shawnee Hills Pottery Trail, and features the work of 11 potters in Jackson and Union counties. The studios will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 5, and Sunday, May 6. The Pottery Trail is a self-guided driving or biking trail and includes seven stops.
The event is free. Pottery will be for sale at each stop. Potters will be at the stops to talk with the public and give demonstrations.
Potters include Dan Johnson, Steve Grimmer, Karen Fiorino, Harris Deller, Same Bates, Stephanie Dukat, Darby Ortolano, Gene and Beth Smout, Liston Vance and Rob Lorenz.
— The Southern