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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!


Thoughts of Home, 24 in. (61 cm) in height, porcelain, steel, neodymium magnets, Yoko Ono Button Mums, water, 2009.

Ryan Takaba, Emerging Artist 2010

Posted On April 19, 2010 3 Comments

Ryan Takaba, San Antonio, Texas

Globe Jar, 6½ in. (17 cm) in height, cast and assembled porcelain, soda fired, 2010.

Bowie Croisant, Emerging Artist 2010

Posted On April 19, 2010 2 Comments

Bowie Croisant, Kansas City, Missouri

Vessel (m14) (detail), 12 in. (30 cm) in length, hand-built burnished earthenware, soluble metal salts.

Mark Goudy, Emerging Artist 2010

Posted On April 19, 2010 10 Comments

Mark Goudy, Berkeley, California

Still Life (metallic splash), 10 ft. 8 in. (3.25 m) in length, handbuilt and extruded  terra cotta with glaze, fired to cone 04 in oxidation, with steel cable, steel, 2009.

David Hicks, Emerging Artist 2010

Posted On April 19, 2010 1 Comment

David Hicks, Visalia, California

Bath salt jar with scoop, 11 in. (28 cm) in height, thrown and altered porcelain, 2010.

Martha Grover, Emerging Artist 2010

Posted On April 19, 2010 6 Comments

Martha Grover, Helena, Montana

Small pink enclosure with tiles, 38 in. (97 cm) in diameter, coil-built, altered, incised, and slip-trailed stoneware, fired to cone 04 in oxidation, 2008.

Sarah Gross, Emerging Artist 2010

Posted On April 19, 2010 1 Comment

Sarah Gross, Lawrence, Kansas

Abaddon: Keepers of the Abyss, dimensions variable, earthenware, nichrome, oxides, glaze, steel, filament, 2008.

Adam Shiverdecker, Emerging Artist 2010

Posted On April 19, 2010 0 Comments

Adam Shiverdecker, Pensacola, Florida

Land Body 4, 21 in. (53 cm) in height, black and white porcelain, coil, nerikomi, press mold, and glaze drawing, fired to cone 6 in oxidation, 2009.

Katherine Taylor, Emerging Artist 2010

Posted On April 19, 2010 0 Comments

Katherine Taylor, Little Elm, Texas

Blue and gold bowl, 8 in. (20 cm) in diameter, wheel thrown, dissected, and re-assembled, fired to cone 6 in oxidation, 2009.

Jeff Campana, Emerging Artist 2010

Posted On April 19, 2010 5 Comments

Jeff Campana, Louisville, Kentucky

 

Golden Ewer, 13 in. (33 cm) in height, reduction-fired stoneware with manganese crystalline glaze, 2009.

Seth Green, Emerging Artist 2010

Posted On April 19, 2010 4 Comments

Seth Green, Parchment, Michigan