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Letter from the Editor March 2015

Posted On February 10, 2015 0 Comments

At one end of the spectrum, design is a process that is part of what we all do in the studio when planning to make new work. We think up ideas, define the concepts that are important, sketch pieces (in our heads, out of clay on paper, on a computer) that fit our chosen criteria, then refine the forms. During this process, in addition to considering form, we consider use, context, and audience, as well as the right tools (whether familiar or new) for the job.

Potter’s Fire

Posted On February 6, 2015 0 Comments
Potter’s Fire, LLC, a fun, fast-paced, professional production studio in Herndon, Virginia has immediate openings for full-time and part-time production hand-builders. Email Elizabeth Payne at

Baker Creek Ceramics

Posted On February 4, 2015 0 Comments
Springboard with Deb Schwartzkopf, May 15-17 at Baker Creek Ceramics, Bellingham, WA.  Hands on workshop focusing on constructed, functional pottery.  Throw simple shapes and practice altering to form expressive pots. $255;   JASON WALKER SCULPTING INTENSIVE, April 25-26, 2015 at Baker Creek Ceramics, Bellingham, WA.  Slide presentation of Jason’s work, demonstrations on sculpting techniques… Read More »

Paul Anthony Stoneware

Posted On January 27, 2015 0 Comments
POTENTIAL STUDIO/RESIDENCE 2 story 4,900 sq ft +/- Historic bank bldg. in Waldo, FL. 1 hour from Jacksonville, 20 minutes to Gainesville (U of F) Ideal for artist/craftsman: good light. Motivated seller $129K. Additional 2,100 sq. ft. bldg. also available Donna Bostwick/Watson Realty (312)514-5762.

Carolyn Herr

Posted On January 26, 2015 0 Comments
Studio and cottage for sale: 10390 54th Ave. N., St. Petersburg, FL. 24 x 20 studio, outbuilding, kiln shed, 40 x 100 ft. back parcel, unincorporated county, 34 ft. above sea level yet close to Madeira Beach. (727) 501-4546;

Century 21-Randy Smith

Posted On January 23, 2015 0 Comments
Leave City Life, Focus On Art.  Nevada City, CA 95959, Endless wood, Large WoodBurning-Propane Kiln. Timberframed Studio, 2.55 Acres, huge garden, mountain view, QUIET, near dreamy boutique town with great restaurants music scene.

Pottery West

Posted On January 22, 2015 0 Comments
Kline Crystal Glazes are available in Cone 7 Oxidation and cone 10 Oxidation. Colors: Turquoise, Midnight Blue, Brilliant Blue, Purple and Spearmint. These beautiful glazes have the most amazing crystal formations and are easy to use and easy to fire. Visit:


Posted On January 21, 2015 0 Comments
SAM CHUNG  – demonstration workshop at sfclayworks in San Francisco: June 27-28, 10AM-4PM. $175 for sfcw members, $190 to the public. Lunch is included in price both days. Free slide show on June 26, 7:30 PM. Space is limited. Sfclayworks, 2240 Palou Ave SF, CA. For more information:, or 415-647-2529 (CLAY).

vanGilder Pottery

Posted On January 20, 2015 0 Comments
BILL VAN GILDER WORKSHOPS 2015 – CENTERED EARTH CLAY STUDIO, Montoursville, PA – 4/10 -4/12; ART LEAGUE OF LONG ISLAND, Dix Hill, NY – 5/1 – 5/3; REHOBOTH ART LEAGUE, Rehoboth Beach, DE – 7/31 – 8/2.  More info at:

Red Deer College

Posted On January 15, 2015 0 Comments
Series Summer Arts School, July 6-31, 2015- Red Deer, AB, Canada. Offers ceramics courses featuring world renowned instructors: Jackie Bagley, Sean O’Connell, Meira Mathison, Robin Lambert, Faro Annie Sullivan and Brenda Danbrook.  Additional courses in: painting, drawing, fiber arts, photography, sculpture, writing, jewelry, metals and woodworking. All skill levels welcome. Catalogues available online at…. Read More »