Great news! Akira has offered to host the December 11, 2013 Clay Club. I will let you know more as we get closer.http://akirasatake.com/
Saturday morning. Wes is tucked in her bed upstairs, still asleep. Gerry had to shoot a game last night, he is also still asleep. Both are sick with a cold. I have been making lots of soup. The house is quiet, coffee made, leaves are raining down in the yard. Show More Summary
I am just now getting into the groove of this life as a 'retired gentleman'. The second annual Pottery on the Hill Show passed in a blur of great conversation, excellent sales and plenty of plain old labor to put it all together. The scale of the show is by its nature an intimate one and this ends up being one of its delights. Show More Summary
The Bascom Studio Barn Work Study The goal of the Studio Barn Work Study Program is to provide a space, an opportunity, and guidance for an individual who wants to pursue creative ideas in their own work while also learning how to maintain and manage the day to day needs of the studio barn. Show More Summary
Here is my first bracelet from the workshop in Wilmington last weekend. I started it there, but it took the quiet space of my studio at 2 in the morning to bring it all together.The raku beads on the turquoise leather are some I made...Show More Summary
Had a fun time at OOAK in Micaville last night. We had the Clay Club there to say good bye to Lynda and Estella from ownership of the OOAK Gallery. They are still doing pottery and working in Burnsville though. Lynda is the dessert baker...Show More Summary
Last spring I renewed my intermittent subscription to Pottery Making Illustrated. I like the magazine, as well as its older cousin Ceramics Monthly, but magazine subscriptions are not always in the budget. I chose PMI over CM because...Show More Summary
Here is a ranking of grad programs. Not sure of the criteria but make sure you think long and hard before going into debt to get your MFA!! Ceramics Ranked in 2012, part of Fine ArtsIn M.F.A. ceramics programs, students learn advanced...Show More Summary
Ben Carter (also know as the Terry Gross of pottery pod casting) will present a hands on workshop at Odyssey this weekend. A live taping of his Tales of a Red Clay Rambler podcast is free and open to the public on Saturday November 16 at 7pm. Show More Summary
This morning I sat looking out of the window at the sunshine and feeling bad because I hadn’t gotten to work yet. Eventually I thought Sod It! So I went out for a couple of hours on my bike to … Continue reading ?
I'm back from a beautiful weekend in Wilmington NC and the two day jewelry workshop with Nina Bagley.I am inspired, recharged and looking towards new paths for my journey through my art life. The workshop was fantastic and my head is very likely to explode at any moment from all the new information trying to squeeze in there. Show More Summary
Come share my WARM, spacious, sun-filled studio in historic Marshall High Studios. Electric and gas kilns on site. Artist community, small town charm, French Broad River scenery, 30 minutes from Asheville. Email: email@example.com...
For Sale : 24" (inside dimension) Econo Kiln J 230 made by L&L Manufacturing, manual with Dawson kiln sitter, with separate vent hood. Older but good condition, very solid, base and bricks. No shelves or furniture. $600. Asheville area. You haul. Contact: Heather Hietala Asheville, NC firstname.lastname@example.org, 828 - 782 - 8307
Foundling Girls at Prayer in the Chapel, Sophie Anderson, 1855 Britain’s first home for abandoned children, The Foundling Hospital was founded in 1741 and set up for the ‘education and maintenance of exposed and deserted young children’ and interestingly was … Continue reading ?
Reminds me of our house in Virginia held together with duct tape and insulating foam. Only this is wonderfully laughable:http://davidhelbich.blogspot.com/hp
Asheville Studio Stroll Nov 9 -10, 2013 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. http://www.riverartsdistrict.com/stroll2nd-saturday.htmlCloud Teapot by Maria Andrade Troya email@example.com
The Clay Club this coming Wednesday November 13, 2013 at OOAK Gallery in Micaville from 6 - 8:30 p.m. It is a an informal retirement party for Estela Shackleford and Lynda Gayle. No real agenda. Potluck as usual. We know it is a busy time for potters with shows and sales before Christmas but thought it would be fun to see them off. Show More Summary
Hey folks! Just wanted to let you know that I just dropped off a large selection of new pots at the beautiful Lark and Key Gallery- just in time for holiday shopping....including, but not limited to, some of the pieces pictured belo...
"You find something you love and you twist it and torture it and try to make money at it. And at the end you can't find a trace of what you started out loving." Justin Matisse (Harry Connick Jr)Hope FloatsHey ya'll, I have been leaving comments on your blogs, or so I thought, but a lot of them are not posting. Show More Summary