A beautifully thrown pot being cut with exacto knife, the mending and shaping.
Uses masks a fine brushes to decorate his abstracted surfaces. I appreciate his “go too far to know the boundaries of your work” philosophy. Mentions an NCECA app?? I’ll need to research this. He believes in the cylinder, sometimes there are several together. The idea of holding and compressing. A quote: “a dream or idea … Continued
Outside a very popular season on photographing your works. I’m not certain what to take next, only doing the conference for the day so I want to choose wisely. Teaches me to arrive early to any important session.
This is a bit tongue in check, but I am pleased to see, for once that I’m not the only man in a room full of Clay artists. Whether I am at Penland, or Arrowmont or the Guild, it’s amazing that more men aren’t involved proportionate to women. Can someone explain this to me? Perhaps … Continued
I’m ‘s great to be back in Providence after so many years away. It’s still cold here and the ice rink is melting slowly. Checkin at NCECA was a bit chaotic as they shut down online registration and you had to do it onsite. A bit of a mistake in my opinion. Finally settled into … Continued
I visited the new Durham hotel last week and found this grand display of paper mâché creatures in the dining gallery. Like a surreal Parlour of fantasy creatures captured from a Lewis Carroll novel, these beasties make entertaining in-lookers.
I’m excited to be heading to Rhode Island next week for the NCECA Annual Conference. I’ll be blogging live from the conference and if anyone in the guild is interested in anything in particular let me know and I will try to attend the session. I’m only going to sign up for Thursdays conference sessions, … Continued
Interesting opportunity for mid-career ceramic artists! is a conference presentation opportunity for mid-career artists, who after establishing a national reputation for a body of work, have made a significant change in their approach to artistic creation. Check this out. nceca.net
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