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In Sights & Ceramics: Exhibitions, we will take you on video tours of amazing ceramics exhibitions around the country, and possibly around the world! You'll get to see works of ceramic art up close and personal, and in the round. This video highlights Didem Mert's solo exhibition at Greenwich House Pottery's Jane Hartsook Gallery. The exhibition is Didem Mert’s first solo exhibition in New York City.

In this new body of work, Mert emphasizes the “fun” of ceramics by playing with basic pottery skills to reimagine vessel forms in ways that express her personality. Have a look at the trailer above. CLAYflicks subscribers can watch the full video below! You'll almost feel like you visited the exhibition in person!

Thanks to Kaitlin McClure and the Jane Hartsook Gallery at Greenwich House Pottery and of course, to Didem Mert for creating the beautiful work in the exhibition!

About the Author

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Simon Levin has been working in clay since 1990, when an elective ceramics course in college changed the direction of his life, leading to an MA and an MFA from the University of Iowa. He is a fulltime studio potter working exclusively with wood firing. His work is exhibited internationally, and appears in several contemporary ceramics books. Simon is a writer for many ceramics journals, and in 2013 he traveled to Taiwan as a Senior Fulbright Scholar researching local materials. He has built wood-fire kilns for colleges and universities in the US, Taiwan, and China. His apprenticeship program has trained and influenced 17 young potters since 2005. A resident of Wisconsin for 18 years, Simon has recently moved to Pawnee, Illinois, where he is currently reestablishing his pottery business. To learn more about Simon Levin and see more images of his work, please visit Didem Mert was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio. She earned a BFA in ceramics from Northern Kentucky Uni-versity in 2014, and an MFA in ceramics from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in 2017. Didem has exhibited nationally and has been published in Ceramics Monthly and Architectural Digest, and was featured on the cover of Pottery Making Illustrated. Didem is currently a studio artist and an instructor at Queen City Clay and Baker Hunt Art and Cultural Center in Cincinnati. To learn more about Didem Mert and see more images of her work, please visit
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