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Tyler School of Art, Temple University: From Ceramics Monthly’s “MFA Factor” series

Posted On August 13, 2009 0 Comments
Tyler’s philosophy emphasizes the investigation and articulation of concepts leading to a high level of personal inquiry, resulting in work that challenges and extends the traditional boundaries of the media and their accepted definitions. Students have access to state of the art facilities and tools while enjoying an interdisciplinary education. The program provides weekly contact… Read More »

NCECA 2009 Regional Student Juried Exhibition

Posted On August 12, 2009 0 Comments
Bent tray, 23 in. (58 cm) in length, by David Eichelberger, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Orb Cluster, 15 in. (38 cm) in height, by Amanda Pless, Arizona State University. Childbearing Hips, 18 in. (46 cm) in height, by Shenny Cruces, San Francisco State University. Set of Shells 1, each approximately 2 in. (5 cm) in diameter,… Read More »

Travis Winters, Buffalo State College: CM 2009 Undergraduate Showcase

Posted On August 12, 2009 0 Comments
Nebula, 10 in. (25 cm) in height, raku fired, 2009. Cinched, 14 in. (33 cm) in height, wood-fired stoneware, 2009. As a child I spent a lot of my time exploring the woods that were right in my backyard, which is why I have always been drawn to the organic beauty of nature. By looking… Read More »

Timo Fahler, Kansas City Art Institute: CM 2009 Undergraduate Showcase

Posted On August 12, 2009 2 Comments
Layered Archetype B, 17 in. (43 cm) in height, slip cast and thrown porcelain, stoneware, black underglaze, fired to cone 10 in reduction. Porcelain Archetype, 35 in. (89 cm) in height, slip cast, press molded porcelain, fired to cone 10 in reduction. My recent work investigates the interplay between the interior architecture of an object… Read More »

Mai Maruo, New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University: CM 2009 Undergraduate Showcase

Posted On August 12, 2009 0 Comments
Jewelry box, 4.5 in. (11 cm) in height, soda-fired porcelain. Bowl, 11 in. (28 cm) in diameter, soda-fired porcelain. Over time, traditions adjust to people and their lifestyles. The rate of this change may vary within different cultures. In contrast, nature tends to change slowly and universally. Both of these types of change are meaningful… Read More »

Melanie Blood, Massachusetts College of Art and Design: CM 2009 Undergraduate Showcase

Posted On August 12, 2009 0 Comments
Draped Series Arches, 22 in. (56 cm) in height, low-fire slip, soda fired,2009. Draped Series, Untitled #2, 2 ft. (1.2 m) in length, low-fire slipand cotton batting, 2009. A moment in time can be captured; however, what remains most important is the memory and existence of that instant. My inspirations have been my grandparents, the… Read More »

Matthew Bright, Minnesota State University-Mankato: CM 2009 Undergraduate Showcase

Posted On August 12, 2009 0 Comments
Failure to Function, 18 in. (46 cm) in height, earthenware, metallic paints, 2009. Transfuse Me, 25 in. (64 cm) in height, stoneware, glaze, glass, metal, fired to cone 05, 2008. As an artist, it is my responsibility to influence the viewer to see not just an object, but an expression of myself when looking at… Read More »

Julie Malen, Kansas City Art Institute: CM 2009 Undergraduate Showcase

Posted On August 12, 2009 0 Comments
Bull in a China Shop, 75 in. (1.9 m) in length, stoneware, commercial dishes, ceramic decals, found objects, 2009. My interest in ceramics draws me to analyze the life and character of objects-the idea that possessions can retain the story of human existence. As a result, the scenarios I create in clay combine objects, plants,… Read More »

Deborah Freeman, Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning: CM 2009 Undergraduate Showcase

Posted On August 12, 2009 0 Comments
Momoyama Liquor Set, 10 in. (25 cm) in width, thrown, altered, and assembled stoneware (with cellulose fiber, nut shells, feldspar chips, and grog) and porcelain, soda-fired, 2008. Double Condiment, 12 ½ in. (32 cm) in length, thrown, altered, and assembled stoneware (with cellulose fiber, nut shells, feldspar chips and grog) and porcelain, soda-fired, 2009. I… Read More »

Brenda Danbrook, The Australian National University: CM 2009 Undergraduate Showcase

Posted On August 12, 2009 3 Comments
Composition of Eight, 16 in. (41 cm) in height (tallest), wheel-thrown stoneware, iron glaze, soda fired to cone 10. Composition of Fourteen, 16 in. (14 cm) in height (tallest), wheel-thrown stoneware and porcelain, wax resist glaze and soda glaze, fired to cone 10. Finding art within functional pottery has become my passion. I begin a… Read More »