First Thursday showing clayworks and pottery

Sunday, May 29, 2016

Meet June Featured Artists: 
Gina Holt (Clayworks) and Martha Dankers (Pottery)

Thursday, June 2 - 5:00 - 8:00pm (open house)

Garden Essentia
20152 Ballinger Way NE, Shoreline 98155
Phone 206-453-3920

The Artful Garden:
Celebrating the joy of botanical expressions in clay

We are pleased to have clay artist Gina Holt of Bothell and pottery artist Martha Dankers of Monroe return for another First Thursday Open House. 

Their beautiful work continues to be customer favorites. Their art will be available in our gallery for the month of June.

Gina Holt
Gina Holt  Clayworks By Gina

I have been working in clay since 1991 from my home studio in Bothell.

I've explored various mediums and find that none compare to the flexibility and feel of clay.

The versatility allows me to draw, carve, and paint with such a range of expression.

I find this to be both satisfying and endlessly intriguing.

Martha Dankers
Martha Dankers MPressions by Nature

As a Master Gardener, I have always loved the inherent beauty of plants in the northwest. I have many gardens filled with my favorite plants both native and landscape, with a special passion for ferns.

I discovered that through my pottery, I could preserve that beauty by making botanical impressions in the clay.

Since creating my jewelry and other projects, I now look at plants with a more appreciative eye, seeing more closely the exquisite design of each leaf and flower.

"Mpressions by Nature" is aptly named: I make the impressions but Nature is the true artist.


Anonymous,  May 31, 2016 at 10:03 AM  

oh my! looks like i'm going to add to my collection of Gina & Martha art :)

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