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Port Chester's Clay Art Center Presents NY, NY: CLAY

A piece by artist Judy Fox is one of many clay pieces that will be on display during "NY, NY: CLAY," at the Clay Art Center beginning Sunday. Photo Credit: Clay Art Center
Judith Schwartz is the curator of the "NY, NY: CLAY" exhibit kicking off at the Clay Art Center on Sunday. Photo Credit: Clay Art Center
Works by artist Claudia Alvarez will also be on display during the "NY, NY: CLAY" exhibit at the Clary Art Center beginning Sunday. Photo Credit: Clay Art Center

PORT CHESTER, N.Y. -- Clay Art Center will kick off its exhibition "NY, NY: CLAY," curated by author and New York University professor Judith Schwartz on Sunday.

The exhibition, which runs through May 25, will showcase an eclectic representation of young, midcareer and mature artists, and can be viewed as a sampling of the work of those who live, work and build their careers in the urban environment of New York City.

"NY, NY: CLAY," is the second exhibition in a series of programs that comprise "In Our Backyard," Clay Art Center’s yearlong focus on the integral role clay has on art, architecture and design in New York.

Five exhibits feature artists who are working in the metropolitan area, are using clay as their mode of expression and are making an impact in the field of contemporary art. "In Our Backyard" will also feature lectures, workshops, a symposium and a catalog encapsulating the year’s events.

Clay Art Center is a nationally recognized nonprofit center for the advancement and practice of ceramic arts offering exhibitions, clay classes for adults and children, studio spaces for clay artists and outreach programs in the community.

It is at 40 Beech St. For more information, call 914-937-2047.

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