Potter exhibits in Art five Ways


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Shown is a vase sculpted by potter Jim Tripp, a resident of Lumberton.


LUMBERTON — Lumberton resident Jim Tripp is showcasing his pottery in an “Art five Ways” exhibit at Campbell House Galleries in Southern Pines.

The exhibit will feature four other artist who specialize in different art media. The artists include, jeweler and mixed media artist Susan Edquist; wool sculptor Laura Frazier; weaver and fiber artist Jenny Gorman; and fine arts painter Donald A. Parks.

After graduating from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy, he and his wife settled in Lumberton, where he served as staff pharmacist for 35 years at Southeastern Regional Medical Center. When pottery was introduced at Robeson Technical College, Tripp was one of the first students.

Tripp’s love for this form of art has continued for more than 45 years. He continues to attend workshops so he can share more with his students and patrons.

The gallery hours are weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Dec. 2 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Dec. 16 2-4 p.m. An appointment must be made for visiting.

Campbell House Galleries is located at 482 E. Connecticut Ave. in Southern Pines. For more information, call 910-692-2787 or visit www.mooreart.org.

Shown is a vase sculpted by potter Jim Tripp, a resident of Lumberton.
http://www.robesonian.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/web1_November-201720171110163149623.jpgShown is a vase sculpted by potter Jim Tripp, a resident of Lumberton.

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