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New works by artist Marty Mercer
July 22 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Meet the artist on July 22 11:00AM – 2:00PM and Sunday, July 23rd 12:00 – 2:00PM
Marty Mercer, a 8th generation Fredericktonian is an artist and potter who loves hand building her designs. She enjoys using artist brushes to paint animals, structures & flowers on the surfaces of her functional creations.
Her signature leaf bowls become are her canvas, and when the cherry blossoms bloomed in February, she painted images of them onto 8 leaf bowls. She also painted fall leaves blowing in the wind, polka dots in red, white & blue, and even plaids. These bowls are part of this show along with wood-fired and glazed canisters, vases, a teapot, platters, trays and bottles. Marty have also included her whimsical small turtles, named and accessorized; for example a knight, a fisherman, or even a superhero. Marty also enjoys painting miniature land and seascape paintings on 4 inch easels. Every piece is different, unique and original. A spirited and giving person Marty creates her pottery out of passion. All of the proceeds from the sales of her work are donated to charity.