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Potters looking for Residency Opportunity check out the Bascom in Highland NC

4 weeks agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

Great Opportunity --- -In exchange for materials, the Resident must teach 6-8 hours a week of basic level classes. -Studio asst for all studio barn clay workshops for 2015 - Pay is $12 an hour for 40 hour week- teaching and managing the studio. Show More Summary

Any artists looking for an assistant?

4 weeks agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

Chris DeLange is an experienced artist assistant who did a great job assisting me in my studio for the last six months. I am now out of town for the winter and he is looking for other work. He is a great worker, learns new tasks quickly and works for very reasonable wages. Show More Summary


4 weeks agoArts / Ceramics : Tracey Broome

There is a lot of buzz right now about fermentation. I'm not usually one to jump on the same bus everyone else is hopping on, but this one makes sense to me. I read a good post that blogger Scott Garrett wrote on a fermenting workshop he did. Show More Summary

Monster mugs by Caroline Smith

4 weeks agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

Check out some of Caroline Smith's mugs: her at

Ceramic Studio Space needed in Yancy County NC (Burnsville/Celo)

4 weeks agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

To those those you in or connected to Yancey County, I am looking for studio/gallery space up there. An opportunity for me in Asheville fell through and I think I am ready to make the move toward the "Northern Territories". If anyone knows of a 200-300 sf space in or around Burnsville, please let me know.Contact

TRAC has display spaces available

4 weeks agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

Good Morning,A few weeks ago, I met with Dick Baker, the new director of Blue Ridge Regional Hospital Foundation. They have recently moved “off campus” to an almost finished being renovated building on Broad Street (about a block passed the hospital and in about ½ block). Show More Summary


4 weeks agoArts / Ceramics : Tracey Broome

I'm working on a holiday display for the store at home today. Instead of the cliche red and green,glitter and sparkle (which I still love in the right context), I'm using burlap and chalkboard paint with black and white color scheme and some green for accent. Show More Summary

Fermenting continues

4 weeks agoArts / Ceramics : Tracey Broome

The fermentation project continues. I'm trying to come up with good probiotic items that Gerry will also like. I like the salty vinegar brine of fermentation but he isn't really into that so much. So today, I experimented with ways to get the fermented veggies into things that would mask the fermentation. Show More Summary

Winter Pots for Autumn days

I have had a busy, but rather bitty, making period for a few weeks now. It has been a case of juggling a lot of small outstanding orders, replenishing my slipware for the showroom, and making some new pieces for Christmas. It was a windy Autumn day when I designed these vases. Show More Summary

Sculptors Converge in Small-Town Bakersville - | Our State Magazine

last monthArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

Sculptors Converge in Small-Town Bakersville - | Our State Magazine

make it mighty ugly

I've been noticing lately that I've been falling back into workaholic habits: long hours at the studio, sneaking over there on the weekends to finish pieces, cutting lunch short so I can get back to work, and feeling agitated when things come up that take me out of the studio. Show More Summary

Eating, purging, moving things around

We have had some of the most beautiful fall days recently. Today was one of the best. I love this golden time of year! We harvested the first of our winter greens yesterday. I really don't think I will want to ever buy another store bought bag of greens again. Show More Summary

Slab Roller Wanted

last monthArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

I need a small used slab roller with a wheel handle. Asheville area.

Clay Club November 12, 2014

last monthArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

Yo Clubbers,This months Clay Club will be at Black MountainIt is Wednesday Nov 12, from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.! Pot luck food and drinks! ! Demo video (35 min) Charles Freeland & Don Reitz firing agama at Northern Ariz. university. ! Demo by Mathilda Tanner (15min) "Incising Tips" Hope you can make it.

New Website Design Complete!

last monthArts / Ceramics : NKP Designs

I'm having a sale to celebrate, both at my personal website AND at my etsy store.Use the coupon code: take20 for 20% off at both stores. Hint: My personal website also has free shipping over $50.Personal Website ( More Summary

Episode 5 : Nick Joerling Part 2

In Episode 5 of the podcast I continue my conversation with Penland potter, Nick Joerling. Nick has been a member of the community around the Penland School of Crafts for many years and his roadside studio is a favorite to visit.Find out more about Nick here. Show More Summary


last monthArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

Dear Clay Friends:If you had five minutes to tell a ClayStory, what story would you tell? We want to hear you tell it live, on stage, at NCECA 2015!For those of you who are planning on attending NCECA 2015 in Providence, Rhode Island, I have some exciting news to share. Show More Summary

Clay All Day, Soap All Night

Although sometimes it's the other way around. Timing is everything. And in November, time is short.I finished loading the kiln last night around 7:30. I won't have a full day to fire until Saturday, so I am considering doing an overnight...Show More Summary

caterpillar wrangler

I have not posted the past couple of weeks because I have a new obsession, and I think you all are going to be as fascinated by it as I am. My new obsession is caterpillars. Specifically, monarch butterfly caterpillars.I've been into the Monarch migration for a long time, and I'm extra immersed in the Monarchs this year. Show More Summary

Oxford and Kent Travels

This year we have done some miles. It’s been busy busy busy. The weekend before last I was exhibiting at the Oxford Ceramics Fair. It’s the first time I have been there. I have never been in a show with … Continue reading ?

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