Visiting Artist Joins Ceramics Class

Villa Maria art teacher Sarah Bacastow had a visiting local artist join her Ceramics class via Zoom. Rhoda Kahler is an internationally recognized ceramic artist. Kahler did a clay demonstration for the students, talked about life as a full time artist and teacher, and talked about where gets artistic inspiration.

“The girls really seemed to love her and it was such a great opportunity and inspiring for all of us,” Bacastow said.

Kahler recently designed the awards for the Philadelphia Environmental Film Festival Awards, and teaches at the Delaware Art Museum. She has shown her work internationally, and has been featured on HGTV. Her website is