WHEREAS: The art of painting on porcelain has been
recognized as a fine art by all the world's great civilizations, and
has enriched many international museums for hundreds of years; and
WHEREAS: This art form requires great skill, intensive
training and artistic ability, and has been enhanced by talented Americans
whose labor will delight future generations; andt
WHEREAS: The Greenwood Porcelain Artist Guild, founded
in 1977 and a member of the Indiana Federation of the World Organization
of China Painters, will host the Indiana Federation Show, April 22-24,
WHEREAS: Entertainment and programs will include nationally
prominent porcelain artists and teachers demonstrating their techniques
and art work;
NOW, THEREFORE, I ,William H. Hudnut ,III, Mayor of
the CIty of Indianapolis, do hereby proclaim April 18-24, 1983, as
"PORCELAIN ART WEEK"
in Indianapolis, and urge all citizens to learn more about porcelain art,
and to extend best wishes to the Greenwood Porcelain Artist Guild in future endeavors.
IN WITNESS THEREOF,I, have hereunto
set my hand and caused the Seal
of the City of Indianapolis to be
affixed this 18th day of March, 1983.
signed: William H. Hudnut, III, Mayor