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Ceramics Monthly: June/July/August 1990

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Roddy Reed makes a living from pinch pots! Like the mazes decorating some of these works, Reed’s life took many twists and turns before he reached his goal of being a full-time, professional artist.

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Ceramics Monthly: May 1990

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Carole Aoki finds getting out of the studio and into the fray of public contact at craft fairs is a risky, yet satisfying experience; read her thoughts about selling at the Philadelphia Craft Show in this month’s portfolio.

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Ceramics Monthly: April 1990

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Montana potter David Shaner talks candidly about his life, work and long studio career in a autobiography beginning on page 41. “It’s no use becoming involved in pottery if you have not decided to live for pottery,” he comments.

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Ceramics Monthly: March 1990

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Virginia ceramist Donna Polseno with one-of-a-kind and production vessels in her barn studio.

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Ceramics Monthly: February 1990

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Artist-in-residence Graham Marks in his studio at Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.

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Ceramics Monthly: January 1990

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Teapot, 9¾ inches high with cane handle. Lizella clay (indigenous red stoneware), with equal parts nepheline syenite and Gerstley borate glaze, fired to Cone 9 in oxidation. The piece was made by Atlanta potter Rick Berman.

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Ceramics Monthly: December 1989

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Wayne Higby and a “landscape bowl” nestled in hay (his raku fuel of choice). The wooden, lidded box is a chamber he built specifically for post-firing reduction.

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Ceramics Monthly: November 1989

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Nancy Selvin surrounded by dozens of slip-cast ceramic eggs in her California studio; her story about the major influences affecting her artistic development begins on page 47.

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Ceramics Monthly: October 1989

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Bruno La Verdiere with works in progress and “Lake Shore Guardian,” left, solid stoneware to to 9 inches thick, stained black. His story about the major influences he encountered on the path from a monastery to his own private studio begins on page 22.

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Ceramics Monthly: September 1989

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Salt-glazed jar, 11.5 inches in height, wheel-thrown and paddled stoneware, partially coated with white slip, by Warren MacKenzie. Since the early 1950s, Mac Kenzie has responded to the “essential need for functional pots at affordable prices.”

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