Monday, October 4, 2010

Cheyenne art teacher's work featured in "500 Vases"

3-D artist Connie Norman, an art teacher at Carey Junior High School in Cheyenne, has had three of her works featured in the book "500 Vases" from Lark Books. She submitted three images for the book and all three were accepted. One was dispIayed on a title page.

Here is what Lark Books says:

500 Vases was juried by the Julia Galloway. The 500 Series is one of Lark's most distinctive and popular lines, this is the series lovers of fine craftsmanship rave about. It provides an overview of the best contemporary work in fields such as ceramics, jewelry making, woodworking, and more. Each book is juried by an expert, features informative introductory text, and showcases spectacular images of state-of-the-art work. The first entry in the series, 500 Teapots, was published in 2002. Since then, 35 books have followed, and new titles release each season. With an international roster of contributors that includes both established names and up-and-coming craftspeople, each volume spotlights the shared and divergent approaches taken by artists who are producing visionary work. Filled with lavish photographs, these gorgeous books inspire crafters and collectors, artists and aficionados -- anyone who enjoys celebrating the creative spirit.