Studio 12 celebrates 10 years!

Studio 12 celebrates 10 years with a party on March 29th

In March of 2004, Gary and I gathered friends and family on the beach North of Avon and tied the knot. One week later we opened Studio 12. What started as a paint your own pottery studio has expanded into our working studio where Gary and I produce our line of  art work and a gallery that represents over 25 local, regional and national artists.

When we first started Studio 12, we just wanted to have a place where families could come and enjoy some quality quiet time together.  We understood that when you get a break from your hectic life you just feel better and in turn your interactions with

Studio 12 in 2004

others tend to be nicer, painting pottery is just a fun way to do that. As our creative interests grew so did the Studio, to include other mediums like the mosaics and then the glass fusion.  Over the years we have also offered classes in lots of different mediums from ceramic painting, and jewelry, to water color, oil and acrylic.

Studio 12 2012

Several hurricanes including Irene and Sandyand a five year recession have not stopped us from doing what we love, sharing art with others. And it is time to celebrate!join us as we gather family and friends to celebrate our 10th year of business with a party at Studio 12 on Friday March 29th from 4 to 7 pm.

There will be live music from singer songwriter, Sean Bendula, one of our favorite artists who as a very down to earth personality and a wonderful voice that has often been compared to James Taylor. Good eats will also be part of the party fun including pizza from Gidget’s Pizza and Pasta and a tower of cupcakes from Cotton Candy Baking Company.

And what is a party with out party favors! Studio 12 will be giving away lots of cool prizes during the party event including a drawing for one of Carolyn’s Glass fusion Coral bowls.

The party on March 29th will kick off a series of events for the 2013 season.  On April 26th and 27th Jewelry artist Laura Howard will be doing demos and having a trunk show with her beautiful sea glass jewelry and Local Photographer Betty Horan will be conducting a photographic trips and ticks workshop in May! Other fun events will announced soon but in the meantime put March 29th down on your calendar and come help us celebrate our 10 year anniversary!

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About Carolyn Schena

Studio 12 is a working studio and gallery owned and operated by husband and wife artists Gary and Carolyn Schena. The Schenas' art work includes pottery, glass fusion and mixed media. Located in Avon, North Carolina on the Outer Banks of North Carolina, studio 12 welcomes all ages to paint pottery, make mosaics or try glass fusion. The Studio 12 gallery is filled with hand Crafted American art with a focus on North Carolina Artists.

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