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See how today's ceramic artists are taking the lessons from old traditions and shaping their work for the future. Meet emerging and established ceramic artists and find out what influences their work. Learn more about the issues affecting contemporary studio ceramic artists and potters. In these articles, you'll find out how working artists make it work. You'll learn about their inspirations, methods, challenges and see examples of some of the best ceramic art being made today. And don't forget to download your free copy of Emerging Ceramic Artists: New Pottery and Ceramic Sculpture. You won't want to miss these up-and-coming ceramic artists who are sure to make a mark on the ceramic art world!


Layered, 15 in. (38 cm) in height, porcelain, China paint, string, acrylic, Plexiglas, 2011.

Darien Johnson, Emerging Artist 2011

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Darien Johnson, Buffalo, New York

Martha’s 12 and the Compliments, 74 in. (1.9 m) in width, bricks, wood, and paint, 2010.

Adam Welch, Emerging Artist 2011

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Adam Welch, New York, New York

I Am Really Just the Surface of a Grand Ocean, 25 in. (64 cm) in height, porcelain with glaze and stains, fired to cone 6, acrylic and oil paint, 2010.

Cary Weigand, Emerging Artist 2011

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Cary Weigand, Jacksonville, Oregon

Turbine #1 (Construction Series), 21 in. (53 cm) in diameter, white earthenware, 2010.

Peter Christian Johnson, Emerging Artist 2011

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Peter Christian Johnson, La Grande, Oregon

Village Expert (Genuine Fake China Series), 5 in. (13 cm) in height, porcelain with sgraffito, carving, brushed glaze, fired to cone 5 in oxidation, with luster, 2011.

Yoko Sekino-Bové, Emerging Artist 2011

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Yoko Sekino-Bové, Washington, Pennsylvania

Coal Train Tray, 23 in. (58 cm) in length, handbuilt earthenware with slips, stain, sgraffito, and terra sigillata, fired to cone 04 in oxidation, 2010.

Kip O’Krongly, Emerging Artist 2011

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Kip O’Krongly, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Still Life Vessels with Birds, 33 in. (84 cm) in length, porcelain with underglazes, fired to cone 10 in oxidation, 2008.

Myungjin Kim, Emerging Artist 2011

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Myungjin Kim, Torrance, California

Hanging Dead Project II, 18 in. (46 cm) in height, slip-cast porcelain, fired to cone 6, with China paint and lusters fired to cone 018, branches fired to cone 10 in oxidation, and tails made of cut paper, 2010.

Guy Michael Davis and Katie Parker, Emerging Artist 2011

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Guy Michael Davis and Katie Parker, Cincinnati, Ohio

The Three Spinners, largest is 11 in. (28 cm) in diameter, white earthenware with underglazes, underglaze pencil, and clear glaze. Photo: Tipton Gentry.

Angelique Tassistro, Emerging Artist 2011

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Angelique Tassistro, Asheville, North Carolina

Teapot, 10 in. (25 cm) in height, porcelain, fired to cone 10 in reduction, 2010.

Mike Jabbur, Emerging Artist 2011

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Mike Jabbur, Santa Fe, New Mexico