News For Fall 2018

News for 2018Recently Susan DeMay has been included in important statewide exhibitions...
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The Unblinking Persistance of Susan DeMay

Nashville Arts Magazine
November 2017

Arts in the Airport"On a Friday afternoon, Susan DeMay is the last person left in the E. Bronson Ingram Studio Arts Center, and the entire facility seems to belong to her..."
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Off The Beaten Path
Studio Tour

October 25th ~ 27th, 2019
Off The Beaten Path Studio Tour The best artist in Middle Tennessee open their studios to the public with demonstrations, guest artist, while offering you some of their best work...

Susan DeMay

Retirement Exhibit Poster

Retirement Exhibit

Susan DeMay exhibition: "Divergent Practices." Cohen Memorial Hall, Peabody campus. Opens June 14 and closes August 9. Closing reception is August 9 with an artist’s lecture at 5:00. Refreshments and drink served.

In this exhibition, Susan DeMay’s retirement exhibit, she will have on display selections from three bodies of work that she has produced over three-and-a-half decades of teaching here, while also running a pottery business in Smithville, and additionally creating unique clay works for her personal artistic growth and for exhibitions in which she has participated...

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Susan DeMay

Artist's Statement

Susan DeMay produces functional and decorative stoneware pottery and other artistic forms, such as wall works, sculptural vases, and tile projects. She maintains a studio, Made by deMay, in Smithville, Tennessee with the help a number of assistants. Her work includes a production line of tabletop wares as well as a series of art pieces. All clay work uses colorful glazes with a variety of surfaces, put together to create rich, expressive palettes and distinctive designs. Each series has evolved from many years of working with electric kilns fired to cone six.