Prize-winning pottery entries from the 43rd Annual Toledo Area Artists Exhibition at the Toledo Museum of Art. Pictured (left to right) are: Branch Vase by Norman Schulman; Stoneware Bottle by Charles Lakofsky; and Stoneware Vase by Fly Shaffer.
“William,” the Egyptian ceramic hippopotamus that has long been a favorite with visitors to the Metropolitan Museum in New York, is the first subject in CM’s new monthly feature, Picture Parade.
Stoneware Bottle by Richard M. Lincoln was awarded the Ann Arbor Artisan’s Purchase Prize at the Michigan Designer-Craftsmen exhibition. The bottle was presented to the University of Michigan Museum of Art.
Richard Peeler’s method of making flattened pots from a hump mold offers many interesting variations on a basic shape.
Pottery by Kato, from the “Japan: Design Today” exhibit, is reproduced over the familiar features of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington.
Irene Kettner’s wheel-thrown animal sculpture is the subject of this month’s feature article.
Marjorie Evans Goslee’s Eskimo sculpture, “Ootah,” is a 15-inch-high figure made from dark brown stoneware with incised design and areas of black and white underglaze.
Slab-built sets of related pots by Richard Miller are the subject of this month’s feature article. Mr. Miller introduces his own unusual method of constructing these pots as a unit and then slicing them apart.
African Madonna, by Trina Paulus, was shown in the National Religious Art Exhibition in Birmingham, Michigan. This ceramic sculpture is approximately 18 inches high and is colored dark and light brown with sgraffito in white. Other works exhibited in this show are pictured in this month’s Show Time feature.