Idlewild will be transforming into a ceramic gallery for an upcoming national ceramic conference hosted by Cincinnati. We'll be featuring the work of one of our owners, Julie Clark, and her fellow studio potters, Rita Wiley and Dionne Mayhew. World renowned ceramicists and collectors will be in our city during this week and we are excited to be on the list of exhibits. 

A historic gristmill, a current of water, the millrace, and a pottery studio connect three potters. This exhibition features their connections and shared aesthetics, celebrating the individuality within those connections…

March 12th — March 18th | open everyday
Reception | March 17th | 6pm - 9pm

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Idlewild is a clothing and shoe store in downtown Cincinnati's historic OTR neighborhood. Our multi-brand fashion store offers a selection from world-renowned and emerging designers.

First and foremost, the owners of Idlewild are a family who love art, design, and fashion. Julie Clark and Jessica Murray purchased Idlewild in May 2018. Integral to forging that new partnership was Tessa Clark (daughter and cousin), who manages the store with forward-thinking drive and savvy under their leadership.

Julie’s long-standing passion in the art and design world is her ceramic work, however she has been a bit of a curator and entrepreneur for the majority of her life. You can shop her jewelry in store and online here.

Jessica is a graphic designer, photographer, Flâneur, and Francophile, as well as the creator of a line of bags inspired by her years in Paris. She utilizes her photography on the bags and printed products. Shop her designs here.

Tessa is an emerging Fashion Designer based in Cincinnati, Ohio. A graduate of DAAP at the University of Cincinnati, her brand, Grind and Glaze is stocked in store and on our website here. Tessa was a design contestant on Season 17 of Project Runway on Bravo, where she made it to the top 5!