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RIP Gerry Williams!

17 hours agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

From The NCECA page: REMEMBERING GERRY WILLIAMS Photo: Gerry and Julie Williams,2001 NCECA Conference, Charlotte, North CarolinaPhoto by Glen Blakely Gerry made a difference. His insight and influence will be felt for generations to come. Show More Summary

FIRE BRICK - For Auction- Haywood Community College

17 hours agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

This Is it! Great Deal on New Soft Brick! HAYWOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE PROFESSIONAL CRAFTS CLay pROGRAM IS AUCTIONING OFF 1,850 2.5 inch straights - K2300 & K2600 in boxes (unused) AUCTION ENDS SOON! SUBMIT SEALED BIDS BY Wednesday Sept...Show More Summary

Eighteen Artists Receive North Carolina Arts Council Artist Fellowship

yesterdayArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

Ten visual artists, four craft artists, two filmmakers, and two choreographers have been awarded North Carolina Arts Council Artist Fellowships for 2014–15.In the visual arts category, the following artists will receive fellowships:Show More Summary

Unloading Day Plus the Secret to Success

Unloaded the kiln on Wednesday. I didn't take any formal shots of any of the pots, because almost everything needed to be packed up & shipped off right away, to The Cat Doctor, to Handworks, and now, to Gray Fox Gallery in Rockland.Show More Summary

From the Earth to Your Mouth Eating Clay Is Touted by Celebrities

2 days agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

Here is an interesting article in the NY Times by By BEE SHAPIRO AUG. 27, 2014

A Long Journey

The air is cool as I rise into the dark morning. At 4 am the children still sleep soundly, albeit sideways in their respective futon, and the sound of their breathing is countered by the calls of cicadas and crickets from beyond the screen door. Show More Summary

Clearing the cobwebs

I have been clearing cobwebs this week, literally and figuratively. Today I worked out in my studio for the first time all summer, cleaning and encouraging little spiders to go somewhere else. It seemed like there were baby spiders hatching...Show More Summary

Linda McFarling, Shane Mickey and Liz Zlot Summerfield AMAZING Show this weekend!!

2 days agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

DIGIN' POTS is a home sale featuring the work ofLinda McFarling, Shane Mickey, and Liz Zlot Summerfield. Event Location: Linda McFarling's Studio39 Pisgah Mine Rd Burnsville NC 28714828 467-1208Date: August 30,31 10am-5pm The weekend also includes guided tours of the Dig In! Yancey community garden, pottery demonstrations, and tasty delights. Show More Summary

Soda Chicks and Chet Pottery Home Sale

3 days agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

Labor Day Weekend 2014. Aug. 30: 10-6 & Aug. 31: 10-5. Join local potters Gay Smith, Suze Lindsay (aka "Soda Chicks") and Kent McLaughlin (aka "Chet") with special guest artists, Dan Finnegan and Julie Wiggins. Bring your friends, enjoy the day, great pots, delicious food and drink, and great company!Located at 1782 Fork Mountain Rd. Show More Summary

Back To School

After 14 years of "independent study, I am watching and learning as a student! I have enrolled in Brian R Jones 7th Session Class at Penland. The experience so far has been really expansive!Watching another artist work is always enlightening and can be great sport. Show More Summary

STUDIO SHARE -- Former Pottery -- 250 sq ft -- $350

4 days agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

My friend and former studio mate, Amber Mahler is looking to share a sweet studio in West Asheville. The space was originally outfitted as a clay studio and is well established. Located near Harvest Records, just off Haywood Rd.details:

Miles Dreyer Obituary

4 days agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

Miles Dreyer Obituary Alexander Miles Dreyer, age 33, of Celo, North Carolina, died suddenly after a brief illness on August 19, 2014. Miles was born in his grandparents’ home in Celo in 1981. He was a curious and inventive child with...Show More Summary

Time to be slow.....

“This is the time to be slow, Lie low to the wall Until the bitter weather passes. Try, as best you can, not to let The wire brush of doubt Scrape from your heart All sense of yourself And your hesitant light. If you remain generous, Time...Show More Summary

Finding Forever Exhibition FREE and items for sale to benefit Children in Foster Care

6 days agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

Yo Clubbers, Pam Kinsmith is working on a project to bring awareness to kids in the foster care system. Click on her link below for the prospectus and details. She is not asking for a donation - all work is for sale and all proceedsShow More Summary

Catch Up Post

Sorry it has been a while. Life has been very busy. We have been the following: Guests at a wonderful wedding of lovely friends. Throwing pots. Slip trailing pots. Glazing and firing pots. Decorating complicated pots (and cursing when they … Continue reading ?

Karen's Clear

Karen's Clear ^10 (Reduction or Oxidation)Custer Spar 2700Whiting 2000EPK 2000 Silica 3300 Bentonite 200Good to go in soda. Dove gray over iron bearing claybodies, cool white to pale gray over white claybodies. Photos to come!

Jim Kransberger Show in Mobile Alabama

last weekArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

Here is an image from Phillip Counselman, the curator of the "Visiting Artist" Exhibition, at the University of Mobile in their Marilyn Foley Art Gallery. This show opened this Monday and runs through September. Article: More Summary

Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

Yesterday was a busy day! In the morning I sorted, priced, and delivered pots for Quench, a new store in Belfast, Maine. The owner, jeweler Jennifer Lisa, got in touch with me last month. We met in December, during the Holiday Pottery Shop open house and were a Mutual Admiration Society from the start. Show More Summary

Whistles Ceramic Whistles

One good thing about having my own domain and storage space is that I can put small audio files of my whistles online. Here is a whistle and its audio file. This whistle has an added bonus that if it blown into really hard, it just fizzes...Show More Summary

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