Welcome to the Ceramic Arts 2015! This publication, supplied as a supplement to all Ceramics Monthly and Pottery Making Illustrated subscribers, looks back over the past year and highlights the clay events and people that have made news in the ceramic art field. Ceramic Arts 2015 also looks to future and includes information about must-see events and the latest color trends for next year.
We hope that Ceramic Arts 2015 serves as a resource you’ll want to read right away and also keep on hand both for its timeliness and its timelessness. Be sure to drop us a line and tell us what you think—we’d love to hear.
—Jessica Knapp, Editor, Ceramics Monthly, and Holly Goring, Editor, Pottery Making Illustrated.
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JEFF OESTREICH TWO-DAY WORKSHOP, Feb 21-22, 2015 at Funke Fired Arts, Cincinnati, OH. Thrown, altered, assembled forms. Free slide lecture Friday PM. Student pricing available. www.funkefiredarts.com or (513)871-2529.
Tools that work at vangilderpottery.com – sponges, hole cutters, wire knives, corrugated texture boards, edge rounding tools, sponge trimming bats and much more! Plus, Bill’s 2015 workshop schedule.
Fully equipped, single level, 2,400 sq. ft. ceramics studio with Natural Gas and 2 Olsen kilns. Located in temperate Central CA, 10 min to the ocean, freeway, and amenities. Sunny, fabulous 2 bed 2 bath + large office, single level, well maintained and upgraded home with covered deck on nearly 3 acres – $825,000. See… Read More »
2015 California Clay Competition. May 1-29, 2015. Due: Feb. 14, 2015. Juror: Jean Van Keuren. CA Residents only. Clay – Functional and Sculptural. Fee: $15 per entry. Enter online at http://theartery.net/ccc.html.
When Sam Chung stumbled across a book of Korean Cloud motifs, he decided to explore pairing them with traditional Korean pottery forms, and his cloud series was born.
In today’s post, an excerpt from the November 2014 issue of Ceramics Monthly, Sam shares his wheel throwing and altering process, which results in pots that look like they are peering out from behind puffy clouds.- Jennifer Harnetty, editor.
PS. Check out the November 2014 issue of Ceramics Monthly to see Sam’s China Painting process, as well as his liner glaze recipe.
We’re focusing on regeneration in this issue, with work by both Sam Chung and Margaret Bohls, who have explored different bodies of work throughout their careers. Their stories are well worth the read, and may even help you in your own creative path.–Jessica Knapp, editor.
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Regeneration The busy fall publication schedule that includes the Ceramic Arts Yearbook (which subscribers will receive along with this issue) means that we have four press deadlines that fall within the same 30-day time frame. Of course there is a lot of prep work that goes in before that time, but the focused attention on… Read More »
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