Julie Spector Windler




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Functional stoneware-wheelthrown pottery




Piedmont Craftsmen, National Potters Council, American Craft Council, National Museum of Women in the Arts

About the artist

I began to throw in the early 70’s (1970s, not my age) in Mississippi. It just began as a lark, something interesting to try; then I was hooked. I continued my pottery in Virginia: showing in galleries, in craft shows and as a potter-in-residence. My son, who was a baby at the time, slept in his basket below the display table at craft shows, and watched me throw from his swing. Then back to Georgia where I continued my pottery for several more years. That period included teaching pottery on the library channel, receiving a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts for an arts and crafts television show and eventually moving onto full time television production. We lived in Atlanta for many years where I continued my television career and growing our family, pottery took a back seat. In Atlanta, I was a television producer and staff announcer with WXIA-TV (and occasionally on-camera), then joined CNN as a news producer and eventually WSB-TV as a producer. Many years later, I returned home to Rome, Georgia as a Realtor with the family business. And then wonderfully, ...rediscovering my pottery 10 years ago...Now I'm back as a full-time potter.! It’s been fun coming full circle.

?Functional Potter since 1972 ?Recipient-grant from National Endowment for the Arts ?Potter-in-Residence at Sweet Briar College ?Member:-Piedmont Craftsmen, National Potters Council, American Craft Council, ?National Museum of Women in the Arts ?Top Artist&Craftsman in Georgia: Brown’s Guide to Georgia GALLERIES:Georgia, S.Carolina, S.Dakota, Louisiana, Tenn, Arkansas, Virginia,Oregon: ?The Nash Gallery-Hilton Head,SC Plum Art Gallery, Knoxville,TN ?The Raiford Gallery-Roswell,GA Imagine Art Gallery-Rome, GA ?The Silver Heron Art Gallery-Depoe Bay,OR Bella Luna Gallery-Rome,GA ?The Gabriel Fine Arts Gallery-London NorbertaPhilbrookGallery-BentonvilleArk The Front Porch Gallery-Columbus,GA Cobblestone Gallery-Rome,GA ?Thistle Do Nicely Gallery-Gatlinburg,TN Hummingbird Lane -Dahlonega,GA ?Pawley’s Pantry-Pawleys Island,SC Hanging Around Rome-Rome,GA Bella Luna Gallery-Rome,GA ART SHOWS: ?American Crafts Festival-Lincoln Center: New York City (NY)` ?Parallax Art Show-London (England) ?Sedona Arts Festival (Arizona) ?Mt.Dora Art Festival(Florida) ?Wells Street Art Festival(Chicago ) ?Chiaha Arts & Crafts Festival (GA) ?Nash Gallery Memorial Day-(South Carolina) ?Atlanta Arts Festival (Piedmont Park)(GA) ?Atlantic Station Arts on 17th St (GA) ?Virginia Highlands Art Festival(GA) ?Powers Crossroads (GA) ?Memphis Art Festival, ..and numerous shows in Virginia and Louisiana

Work samples

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