Ceramic Soul: Fostering the Next Generation of Black Appalachian Ceramic Craft Culture
Over the course of 18 months, this group has gathered weekly in community workshops to transmit hand building techniques, to explore narratives of expression, and to empower Knoxville’s Black creative community through the ceramic art form
Exhibiting at The Emporium
Opening Reception Fri 11/17 • 6-9pm
100 S Gay St, Knoxville, TN 37902
This is the inaugural exhibition of The Bottom’s newly formed artist collective, Ceramic Soul. The very existence of this collective is a testament to the power of individual and collective imagination to eradicate barriers, create space for diverse voices, and uplift ever-expanding souls.
This exhibition is a celebration of the following individuals’ actions: Jalynn Baker, Maggie Connolly, Jazzmine Curtis, Fitrah Hamid Golden, George Habeib, Alex Kellam, Ty Murray, Jeremy Myles, Eric Sherwood, and Kifeney Walker.
This project is being supported in whole or in part, by federal award number 21.027 awarded to the City of Knoxville by the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Arts & Culture Alliance.
MEET THE MEMBERS