Focus: Working Sculptors

Build, Cast, Carve: The Sculptor’s Life
We asked seven ceramic sculptors what it takes to make a living, to make work, and to make a life. Anyone who has ever thought about what it would be like to turn a passion into a job stands to gain a lot from the advice and insights of these seasoned professionals.

 

Tony Natsoulas, Sacramento, California; Steven Montgomery, New York, New York; Adrian Arleo, Lolo, Montana; Tim Rowan, Stone Ridge, New York; Lisa Clague, Bakersville, North Carolina; Daphne Corregan, Monaco; Michael Lucero, New York, New York.

 

On the cover: Multiplicity, 32 in. (81 cm) in length, clay, metal, 2002, by Lisa Clague, Bakersville, North Carolina. Photo: Tom Mills.

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Ruth Duckworth, 1919-2009
by Thea Burger

An icon of American Modernist sculpture dies at the age of 90. Her friend and agent of 28 years recounts her commitment to artistic mission.


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In the Bucket: The Key to Successful Glazes
excerpted from Understanding Glazes, by Richard A. Eppler with Mimi Obstler

After chemical formulation of a glaze, the three most important factors for success are application, application, and application. This excerpt addresses the major variables affecting successful application.

 

Residencies and Fellowships 2010

Whether you are looking for professional development, studio space, time to develop a body of work, or all of the above, look no further.

Techno File: Silica

This month, we are kicking off a new department dedicated to the scientific mysteries of ceramics. As you know, mysteries are only mysteries until they are solved. If there is a particular topic you think we need to address, let us know.

Studio Visit: John Bauman, Warsaw, Indiana

We are continuing our “virtual visits” to artist studios in every issue. This will now be a regular department, and we just know you are going to flood us with recommendations of studios you wish you could visit.


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