Part 3 of Juliet Fromholt's interview with Peter Bekendorf and Terry Welker
September 14 marks Urban Nights in downtown Dayton and the unveiling of the You Are Here project at Courthouse Square. The next day, the Blue Sky Project will celebrate it's final exhibition of the summer entitled "Creative Surprises." Peter Benkendorf and Terry Welker visit the WYSO studios to discuss these two artistic endeavors, their origins and what you'll be able to experience on September 14 and 15 in downtown Dayton.
East Liverpool is the Pottery Capital of the US. It’s been the capital since the 1880s. Sarah Webster Vodrey is the Director of the East Liverpool Museum of Ceramics. She showed me around the museum.
"Doorknobs, inkwells, pie pans - it was very utilitarian n at first and then as time when on people were able to combine utility with beauty. And even from the very start, the human impulse is to make it attractive," says Vodrey.