Eco friendly, 36 cu.ft., natural gas reduction kiln. Down draft sprung arch, kaowool w/screen, two forced air burners, Ocy probe, furniture, door bricks boxed, steel structure, and metal roof. Must be dismantled to move from Durham, NC. Contact: email@example.com or (919) 489-9767.
Throwers Needed in NH, willing to train but experience a plus. Skilled craftsman earn $13.50 – $22.50, piece rate can earn more. $1,000.00 sign on bonus for right candidate. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with resume and pictures. Call Andy at (603) 312-3808 for more information. Immediate Opening.
One of the most encouraging signs I see that indicates people are able to address this concern is that we continue to see talented, dedicated people entering the field and making work that is personal, refined, and honest. Take a look through this year’s Emerging Artists (starting on page 45) and I think you’ll agree. For some of them, the answer is finding residencies that will allow them time and space to focus on their work, for some it’s making the most of whatever bits of time and space they can carve out at home. Regardless of the specifics, it’s clear that each of them has made a conscious choice to make clay a priority in their lives. —Sherman Hall, Editor.
Ceramics and Jewelry & Metals Workshops at Paducah School of Art and Design-Martha Grover, A Passion for Porcelain, June 27-28; Jessica Calderwood, The Enameled Image, June 27-28; Harris Deller, Line to Volume and Back Again, July 11-12; Tova Lund, The Found Object in Contemporary Jewelry, August 1-2; Craig Rhodes, On-glaze and Production Techniques, August 1-2;… Read More »
Pottery getaway for the family; all ages and experience levels. Stay with working ceramicist and work in her fully equipped studio about an hour north of New York City. Make your own dinnerware and similar projects. Living quarters accommodate 2-6; $1,475 per week. This includes: lodging, studio time, clay, glazes, firing, use of wheels, 30-ton… Read More »
Pottery West Summer 2014 Tom Coleman ‘All About Porcelain‘ June 9-15th. This hands-on workshop focuses on throwing, altering, sectional work, spray-glazing and two gas firings. Visit potterywest.com/a/tom-coleman-workshops/ for more information. Call Ruth Kline at (702) 685-7573 to register. Pottery West Summer 2014 Amy Kline ‘Sculptural Porcelain‘ July 14-18th. Masking and blasting. Add a… Read More »
ARTIST IN RESIDENCE, Saratoga Clay Arts Center, Schuylerville, NY. September 2014 – August 2015. Application deadline-July 1, 2014. Please visit: saratogaclayarts.org/residency for details and to apply.
In putting our last issue together, focused on Masters in Clay, and receiving great feedback and suggestions from you about your influences and those who you feel deserve coverage of a similar type, I began reflecting more intentionally on what really influences me in the studio. What came from that was an understanding that it’s individuals as much as their work that provide inspiration, information, and understanding. Some of those represented here occupy a place in my life only through their work; others have had direct personal impact (and honestly, their work means more to me because of it). Regardless of that, all 10 of these cups play some significant part in my daily life. So this little game is meant to be interesting and fun, but it’s also intended as a way to connect my influences to you, through me and my work. Plus, I need a reason to get back in the studio and make some cups! And I hope that, as you sit in your studio making cups (or whatever you’re making), you create some mental space to focus on your own influences and those individuals who helped bring you to where you are now. Enjoy! —Sherman Hall, editor.
In putting our last issue together, focused on Masters in Clay, and receiving great feedback and suggestions from you about your influences and those who you feel deserve coverage of a similar type, I began reflecting more intentionally on what really influences me in the studio. What came from that was an understanding that it’s individuals as much as their work that provide inspiration, information, and understanding.—Sherman Hall, Editor.
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Production Potter Wanted. Whitefish Pottery, a small production pottery located in northwest Montana, is currently seeking a full-time (4-5 days/week) Production Potter to make ‘piece work’. Position would start ASAP. Experience preferred; i.e., having worked in ‘piece work’ previously. Hiking, Fishing, Skiing, Glacier Nat’l Park! Questions? Call Tom at (406) 862-8211.