Photos courtesy of The Gallery at the VAULT
The Gallery at the VAULT recently welcomed the unique stoneware, wood and weaving work of three crafts people to their gallery in Springfield.
Basket weaver Susan Langley had taught herself reed weaving some 20 years ago and is a member of both the Northeast Basket Makers Guild and the Society of Vermont Artists and Craftsmen. She has also taught several classes at Ludlow's Fletcher Farm School.
Kathryn Myers has been a potter for over 35 years and produces beautiful and inexpensive functional, wheel-thrown stoneware, as well as white stoneware works.She as apprenticed at Stowe Pottery and has a ceramics degree from Kirkland College.
Woodworker Robert Dakin is a retired history teacher, who found his creativity of woodworking through his love for Japanese gardens. He creates satin-finished bowls, cutting boards and utensils from maple, oak, cherry, ash and other woods.
To learn more about these wonderful local artist, visit the Gallery at the VAULT at 68 Main Street in Springfield or visit online at www.galleryvault.org.