March 29, 2023

Montgomery Potters Member Artwork Now on Exhibit at Gaithersburg Arts Barn

Montgomery Potters Member Artwork Now on Exhibit at Gaithersburg Arts Barn

A ceramics exhibit featuring works by members of Montgomery Potters is on display through June 4 at the Gaithersburg Arts Barn. A meet the artists event will be held from 7-8:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 27, at the Arts Barn and Kentlands Mansion, where the Gaithersburg Fine Arts Association’s exhibition will be on display.

The Arts Barn is located at 311 Kent Square Road in Gaithersburg, The Montgomery Potters display is viewable from 1-5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, during events, classes and other activities or by appointment.

The joint artists reception is open to all and free to attend. Light refreshments will be served. Masks and social distancing are encouraged, but not required.

Members of Montgomery Potters also will provide docent tours of the exhibit from 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. during the Arts Barn’s 20th Anniversary Celebration on Saturday, April 15.

“We are so pleased to welcome the Montgomery Potters to the Arts Barn Gallery,” said Gallery Program Coordinator Jaree Donnelly. “Their work is terrific and varied in style, and we hope our patrons will enjoy perusing the pieces from this talented group of artists and choose to acquire something from the exhibit for their collection or to give as a wonderful, unique gift.”

The group is exhibiting 109 pieces and will replenish with additional work as the exhibit continues. Participating artists include Lisa Battle, Beth-Ellen Berry, Pamela Berry, Janet Bolton, Sharrie Booth, David Bunk, Christine Coyle, Cynthia Deitch, Katrinka Ebbe, Dorothy Herman, Nancy Jakubowski, Natalia Kormeluk, Peter Kosa, Lisa Kowalewski, Linda Pescarmona, Roni Polisar, Savitha M. Rao, Berta Romero-Fonte, Elisabeth Running, Loren Scherbak, Clarissa Yeap and Robin D. Ziek.

Initially established as The Clay Pigeons in 1952, the club renamed itself in 1967 as Montgomery Potters to reflect the broader community that had grown up around clay. Montgomery Potters strives to bring clay artists together in the spirit of friendship and creativity to share knowledge and ideas. The club facilitates building skills through workshops and programs, exchanging ideas on all aspects of ceramics, and stimulating community interest in ceramics. Learn more at

Most of the included artwork is for sale and all images are copyrighted by the artists. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 301-258-6394, e-mail, or visit the Arts Barn gallery webpage.

The Arts on the Green visual arts program is funded in part by a grant from the Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC). To discover more about MSAC grants and how they impact Maryland's arts sector, visit