Siobhan Mavin of Parksville looks over some of the hand-made ceramics of Quadra Island’s James Pottery during the annual Art of the Fire pottery show and sale at the Parksville Community and Conference Centre Sunday, Oct. 29. — J.R. Rardon photo

Siobhan Mavin of Parksville looks over some of the hand-made ceramics of Quadra Island’s James Pottery during the annual Art of the Fire pottery show and sale at the Parksville Community and Conference Centre Sunday, Oct. 29. — J.R. Rardon photo

Art of the Fire cooks in Parksville

Mid-Island Potters annual show and sale draws hundreds

Nearly two dozen studios welcomed hundreds of shoppers and pottery aficianados during the Mid Island Potters’ annual Art of the Fire pottery show and sale at the Parksville Community and Conference Centre Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017.

The show drew professional potters and ceramic sculptors from studios ranging from Gold River to Nanimo. They offered items ranging from wheel-thrown bowls, vases and mugs to hand-crafted lamps, glazed birds, wall hangings and more.

The free show featured door and raffle prizes, with each potter contributing an item for the raffle table.

For more info on the Mid-Island Potters, call 250-758-9403.

— NEWS Staff

Potter Algis Bubnyn of Pyromania Pottery in Coombs, left, chats with Diana Tabler of Port Alberni during the annual Art of the Fire pottery show and sale at the Parksville Community and Conference Centre Sunday, Oct. 29. — J.R. Rardon photo

Potter Algis Bubnyn of Pyromania Pottery in Coombs, left, chats with Diana Tabler of Port Alberni during the annual Art of the Fire pottery show and sale at the Parksville Community and Conference Centre Sunday, Oct. 29. — J.R. Rardon photo