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Bethany Butters, Our New Artist in Residence!

  The Kentucky Guild of Artists & Craftsmen is proud to present Bethany Butters of Steam-Bee Pottery as our new Artist in Residence! Bethany joined the Kentucky Guild of Artists & Craftsmen in February 2017, making her one of our newest members! She describes the inspiration for her work as, “an integration between both the industrial history and the vibrant nature in Kentucky by reflecting the textures and colors found in old rivers, industrial parks, coal mines, and the vibrant shades of the hillsides. It is an ode to the hard workers both human and inhuman, the steam mechanics and the bees.” As a first-year student enrolled in Ceramics 101, Bethany had no experience with ceramics. After falling in love with...

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Henrietta & Jeffrey Scott

Jeffrey and Henrietta Scott own and operate a Gallery and Studio in Columbia, Ky. They are both retired teachers. Henrietta taught art for 30 years in Adair County. In 1986, she received the Governor’s Award in the Arts for art education. Jeffrey was principal and teacher at Adair County High School. They have attended workshops in Raku at Arrowmont School for Crafts and Appalachian School for Arts and Crafts. Since retirement, their Raku fired pottery has been juried into the Kentucky Guild of Artists and Craftsmen and Kentucky Crafted/ The Market. Jeffrey and Henrietta Scott produce several types of raku fired pottery. These include pieces with applied stains and oxides under clear glazes. Many times, leaves and other organic forms...

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