Ceramics by Rex Mason, 1960's, lent by Forrest L. Merrill.

Ceramics grouping lent by Forrest L. Merrill: Back row - Glen Lukens bowl. Center - David Gilhooly miniature pedestals. Front row - James Lovera landscape bowl, Beatrice Wood fish bowl.

Vase by Dr. Robert Fritz, 1960's, lent by Forrest L. Merrill.

Bronze and ceramic vessels by Alice Corning, lent by Forrest L. Merrill.

Ceramics grouping lent by Forrest L. Merrill: Left to right: Antonio Prieto bottle, Rex Mason covered jar, Gerry Wallace vase, Hsin-Chuen Lin vase, Laura Andreson bottle, Ken Dierck sculpture, Vivika and Otto Heino covered vessel.

"Wall Hippo" by David Gilhooly, 1976, lent by Forrest L. Merrill.

Guests at the reception.

Mark Goudy sculpture, Forrest L. Merrill purchase award.

Forrest L. Merrill

Forrest L. Merrill with Kristen Jakob and Mary Vezie (behind glass) at the reception.

Forrest L. Merrill with Gerd Jakob.

Artist Dorothy Herger with former student Janet Glysck.

Kris Meisling, Ginger von Wening, Forrest L. Merrill at the reception.

Lyndi Brown, Development Director of Petaluma Arts Center, and guests at the reception.

Artists Mark Goudy (wearing name tag) and Liza Riddle with guests at the reception.

Guests at the reception.

Artist Fred Yokel, Forrest L. Merrill, and unidentified guest at the reception.

Artist Alice Corning (wearing green dress) among guests at the reception.

Forrest L. Merrill with Gaby Isascson at the reception.

Forrest L. Merrill with Joy Stocksdale (facing rignt) and Marlene Ballaine among other guests at the reception.

Artist Lynda Dann, Forrest L. Merrill, artist Stan Dann.

Forrest L. Merrill with Tom Adams at the reception.

Guests at the reception admiring works lent by Forrest L. Merrill including vessels by Christa Assad, Laura Andreson, James Lovera, Beatrice Wood, and Eileen and Rossi Reynolds.

Artist Bonita Cohn (holding wine glass) and other guests at the reception.

Forrest L. Merrill with Robert Brent and another guest at the reception.

Forrest L. Merrill with Russell Johnson and Patricia Meier-Johnson at the reception.

Kathleen Hanna, Curator and Exhibition Designer, with guests at the reception.

Kathleen Hanna, Curator and Exhibition Designer, among guests at the reception.

Yoshiko Wada with Forrest L. Merrill at the reception.

GOOD COMPANY

 

Petaluma Arts Center Reception

January 21, 2012

 

This exhibition, curated by Kathleen Hanna, included thirty eight pieces of historical pottery and sculpture from

the Forrest L. Merrill Collection, and an adjacent show of contemporary works made

by members of the Association of Clay and Glass Artists of California.

 

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