Dessert/luncheon set, serving platter (detail) 13 inches in diameter, wheel-thrown and slab-built porcelain, by Michael Lambert.
Japanese-born ceramist Jun Kaneko amid his 7-ton sculptures in a kiln at the Omaha Brick Works, Nebraska. Jun rented the old beehive kiln to build and fire eight monumental works, a project that lasted nine months.
“Fire Totem”, cast and handbuilt clay with low-fire glazes, lusters, acrylic paint, rayon flocking, metal flake glitter, by Toby Buonagurio.
Thrown stoneware vase, 11 inches in height, Bristol-type glaze over Albany slip, by Maija Grotell.
“Soup in Sandwich,” 19 inches in height, entirely constructed of white earthenware, with low-fire commercial glazes, by David Gilhooly. A completely functional tureen, the top slice of “bread” may be lifted to reveal a smoothly glazed interior, while the protruding “stalk of celery” is the handle for a metal ladle.
Thrown stoneware bowl, 19 inches in diameter, raised slip trailing of bamboo leaf patterns with the Japanese character meaning “joy” in the center, celadon glaze, by Kanjiro Kawai.
Raku-fired vessel, 16 inches in height, handbuilt, copper glaze, by American potter Jimmy Clark and German artist Thomas Werneke.
“Paradise Found,” detail, installation of individually mounted ceramic tile, mixed media, by Phillip Maberry.
British potter Sarah Walton at her pottery in Selmeston, Sussex. Her work is lightly salt glazed so that the form is dominant.