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Smithsonian Craft Show Artist Shops - Samantha Briegel

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Smithsonian Craft Show Artist Shops - Samantha Briegel by Samantha Briegel
Samantha Briegel is a potter based outside of Baltimore, Maryland. Her work begins with the long history of vessels borrowing forms and vocabulary from human/female bodies. She recently received her MFA in Ceramics from Ohio University (Athens, OH), and over the past two years she has completed residencies in Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD. During this time, Briegel invested in deepening her interest in body-positivity and clothing culture by developing two distinctive bodies of porcelain functional-ware. As a self-taught seamstress, Briegel’s unique process is inspired from blending the concepts and ideas of clothing design with the ceramic process. Utilizing patterns and textures that comes from garments previously worn by the artist herself and her close friends, Briegel reclaims/up-cycles negative feelings of self-image into the celebration of self-acceptance and further introducing viewers to the charm of diverse body features. By reclaiming the clothing textures and preserving their history, she creates beautiful everyday vessels that celebrate comfort and makes special out of normal/the mundane. The hybrid translucent lace porcelain is unlike any other surface in ceramics, which requires physical touch for one to fully experience its true beauty. Samantha is one of 100 artists selected to be part of the prestigious Smithsonian Craft Show, hosted this year on Bidsquare. To learn more and see the full list of participating artists, click here. Read more
Samantha Briegel

samantha.briegel@gmail.com

Phone:865-661-7260

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After the sale and upon receipt and clearing of payment in full, Artist will contact the Buyer. Shipping and insurance will be arranged directly between the Buyer and Artist. The Buyer shall be responsible for any shipping and insurance charges. No refunds will be given for any reason. Read more

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Artist, Bidsquare, and the Smithsonian Women’s Committee (the “SWC”) have collaborated to promote and conduct this 2020 Storefront Sale (“Storefront Sale”). The items in Artist’s Storefront Sale are offered and sold by Artist at “Buy Now” prices under the following Rules and Conditions of Sale in addition to any other terms set forth by Bidsquare. Anyone registering to buy or buying an item in this Sale (a “Buyer” in the “Sale”) accepts these Rules and Conditions of Sale. These Rules and Conditions of Sale constitute the entire agreement between the Artist and Buyer. Additional terms and conditions required by Bidsquare and the Artist may apply to Buyer’s participation in the Storefront Sale 1. Sales Prices of the items offered for sale are based on Artist’s current retail prices. All property is sold “as is” and all sales are final. 2. Billing and Payment Upon purchase and payment, the Buyer becomes the buyer and owner of the property. The Buyer is responsible for the amount of the successful bid, a 3% service charge, applicable taxes, and any other charges provided for in applicable Rules and Conditions of Sale and any required by Artist and Bidsquare. Payments shall be made in U.S. dollars. 3. Collection of Property After the sale and upon receipt and clearing of payment in full, Artist will contact the Buyer. Shipping and insurance will be arranged directly between the Buyer and Artist. The Buyer shall be responsible for any shipping and insurance charges. No refunds will be given for any reason. 4. Representations or Warranties Artist has made every effort to describe the property correctly and accurately and to provide an accurate image of each item. Artist represents and warrants that the property (i) will generally conform to the information provided; and (ii) is free and clear of all liens, claims and encumbrances. However, the Smithsonian Institution and the SWC make no representations or warranties of any kind or nature, express or implied, regarding the correctness of the description, physical condition, quality or importance of the property sold in the Storefront Sale or its fitness for any purpose. Artist and Bidsquare retain the rights to photographs, catalogue text, illustrations and other intellectual property contained in any Storefront Sale catalogue and on the websites related to the Storefront Sale. 5. Information Information, including Buyer's name, telephone number, e-mail address, and amounts of purchases, will be collected by Bidsquare and Buyer consents to such information being be made available to Artist and to the Smithsonian Women’s Committee, which may contact Buyer in accordance with the Smithsonian’s Privacy Statement as set forth at https://www.si.edu/privacy. 6. Time and Duration The sale begins at 9:00 a.m., Eastern Daylight Savings Time (EDT), October 13, 2020. The sale ends on October 25, 2020 at 11:55pm.