The Artery presents 'EARTH - SKY' showcasing the ceramics of Susanne French and the paintings of her guest, Ben Serpa. Susanne's ceramics include highly textured vessels and abstract figurative sculpture. Susanne is a ceramic artist who lives and works in Merced, California and teaches Ceramic Art at Merced College. Ben is a Professor of Art at Merced College. Ben's paintings of California landscapes merge abstract with representational. The reception is on Friday, October 12, 7-9 p.m.