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Mitchell County Shepherd's Staff seeks Empty Bowls organizer

2 weeks agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

Mitchell County Shepherd's Staff is looking for someone to join their volunteer board and take on organizing on their annual Empty Bowls event.A little about Shepherd's Staff from their website: Mitchell County Shepherd's Staff is aShow More Summary

My Cup Sale Contribution

Have I mentioned I am going to NCECA? Oh. Well, I have I mentioned the NCECA annual cup sale? It supports the NCECA Fund for Artistic Development - scholarships, residencies, fellowships, shit like that. It's also it's own kind of awesome,...Show More Summary

Clay Club at Speckled Dog Pottery

2 weeks agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

Thanks to Robbie for hosting an awesome Clay Club last night! The Mardi Gras fare was delicious. Congratulations to Collette for finding the bean in the king cake!Thanks to all who came and especially everyone who participated in Show and Tell... aka Anita and John. (Maybe my Show and Tell instructions were a little too open-ended?) Thanks Anita and John!

Ceramics in Tuscany V

2 weeks agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

Posting at the request of Marcia Selsor:CERAMICS IN TUSCANY VJune 14-June 26, 2015ItalyHosted by Potters Council at La MeridianaItalian Inspiration and Italian TechniquesPotters Council is excited to be going to Italy for the fifth time. Show More Summary

Clay Club tonight at Speckled Dog Pottery!

2 weeks agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

The roads are clear (no snow!) and Clay Club will be at Robbie Bell's Speckled Dog Pottery tonight!The details:When: 6 pm tonightWhere: Speckled Dog Pottery (see below for directions)The Speckled Dog Pottery1454 Sandy Branch RoadBakersville,...Show More Summary

Merchandising matters

2 weeks agoArts / Ceramics : Tracey Broome

I received a letter from a gallery last week asking me to come by and pick up my work. The letter stated that my work wasn't selling, they wished it had sold better, my houses "are lovely", but perhaps this gallery is not the place for them. Show More Summary

Close Shave

Scraping takes time and precision, like a #closeshave #process— Michael Kline (@Klineola) February 10, 2015

Need to rent a wheel for a Valentine's Day Gift in Asheville NC

2 weeks agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

My name is Kelsey and I am a student at UNCA. I am trying to find a studio space where I can rent a wheel or two this Saturday My boyfriend used to do pottery but has not had any luck finding space here in Asheville and I thought t would...Show More Summary

In a year's time.......

2 weeks agoArts / Ceramics : Tracey Broome

This time last year there was snow on the ground and there were two monks living with us. Wesley had just begun her journey documenting the Sacred Arts of the Tibetan monks. I had no job and I was discouraged with art. The winter olympics were on TV. Show More Summary

February Clay Club goes Mardi Gras style at Speckled Dog Pottery

3 weeks agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

Clay Club will take place at Robbie Bell's Speckled Dog Pottery next Wednesday, February 11, at 6 pm. Here's what Robbie has planned refreshment-wise (if you know Robbie, you know you won't want to miss this!):Laissez les bon temps rouler! Six days before Mardis Gras... Show More Summary

New website!!!

I have a website! I have a website for there there pottery!! Check it out here:

NCECA for Real!!

I just purchased my membership & conference registration - a more complicated process than one would think! For instance, why does NCECA need to know if I am deceased? Do we expect a lot of deceased persons at the conference? Anyway....Show More Summary

If you spray glazes....try the 3M PPS

3 weeks agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

If you spray glazes you may like this idea from Don Olliff in San Diego. He sprays with a low pressure high volume (LPHV) spray gun but has found that using the Liners and Lids from a 3M PPS system make it easy to spray, clean and store...Show More Summary

FREE Artist Talk in Hickory, NC Feb. 19, 2015

3 weeks agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

KIM ELLINGTON Thursday, Feb. 19 at 7p.m.Kim Ellington is an acclaimed Catawba Valley potter known for his rich alkaline glazed, wood-fired stoneware. Ellington will talk about his 30 year relationship with the Catawba Valley potteryShow More Summary

Plaster Mold Making Workshop This Weekend

3 weeks agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

Mold Making 101 With Nick Moen Click Here To Register 2-Day Workshop At Odyssey ClayWorksFebruary 7- 8Saturday & Sunday 9:30am- 4:30pm Join Nick Moen as he presents a gentle introduction to plaster as a material, and the beauty of the mold making process. Show More Summary

Yeah, More Snow

The kiln yard, from my studio window My foul-weather friend Because you haven't seen enough snow photos this week. This was how the kiln yard looked before the most recent blizzard, which we got yesterday; I haven't even looked out there this morning. Show More Summary

Modeling Stand with castors for sale in Asheville

3 weeks agoArts / Ceramics : Clay Club

Modeling Stand with castorsFour legs for stability40-46+" adjustable height16" square turntableTwo shelves for supplies and tools$95Located in the River Arts District in AshevilleContact

Slip Slop Oops

The poets say into every life some rain must fall. In mine you can add to that a whole shirtload of snow, and now a bucket of porcelain slip. Everything happens to me. What I was trying to do, before I was so rudely interrupted by the great slip tsunami of 2015, was make a platter with a slip spiral. Show More Summary

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