New Studio Artist at WKM
May 16, 2011ABINGDON, VA – William King Museum invites you to take a look inside a clay artist's workspace.
Cecelia Pippin, an educator at the Museum, keeps a ceramics studio on the first level. Visitors are welcome to explore her working studio which features ceramic works in progress as well as completed works in clay and watercolor paintings. She has original works for sale in her studio and in the Looking Glass Museum Store. Pippin's studio is open regular business hours, Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Wednesday through Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday 1 to 5 p.m.
Pippin has been an art educator at William King Museum in the youth and adult programs since 1999. She also is an adjunct faculty member at Virginia Intermont College, where she teaches prospective elementary school teachers how to use art in the regular classroom. Pippin taught art in grades K-12 in the Wise County and Norton City Public Schools during the 1990s. She holds a Master's Degree in Education from the University of Virginia and keeps her ceramics skills current through classes at Penland School of Crafts in Penland, N.C., and the Odyssey Center for Ceramic Arts in Asheville, N,C,