Focus: Summer Workshops 2009
Our comprehensive listing of summer workshops in ceramics provides all manner of educational opportunities, vocational training and informational overload. Whether you’re looking for figurative or functional, high-fire or low-fire, you will find it here.
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Focus: Community Education
Don’t miss the results from our ongoing survey of those involved in teaching the community. We asked about classes, facilities, challenges, events, demographics, equipment, and several other factors affecting small community clay organizations.We also report on how a small organization can have an impact beyond their own physical reach.
Results from our ongoing survey of those involved in
“spreading the word”—that word being clay.
Whether you’re talking about the pottery wheel or a rapid prototyping machine, a pit in the ground or a tunnel kiln, technology is closely tied with the production of ceramic objects.
Focus: Work and Play: The Sculptor’s Life
There are about as many ways to make a living as a ceramic sculptor as there are people attempting it. In this issue, three sculptors making very different work share their advice and experience on balancing life and work, promoting and selling, as well as their aesthetic perspectives.
Focus: Food and Pots
There is fancy food and there are fancy pots, just like there is plain food and plain pots, and they don’t necessarily need to go together in that order. I’m sure you’ll agree that whether it’s roast veggies on the back patio or citrus sorbet in a French restaurant in Tokyo, the most important thing is quality-for the pot as well as the food.
Focus: The Culture of Clay
What happens in ceramics when fundamental shifts take place in our cultures? We have a wonderful tool for answering this question: our own history.
Focus: Gallery Guide
CM’s comprehensive listing of where to go, what to see and where to
show, including galleries that show ceramics on a regular basis and
museums with significant ceramics collections on view.
The annual exhibition, which takes place at the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts conference, occupied three gallery rooms at the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts this year. The jurors share their thoughts on the work and their reflections on ceramic education.