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Ceramics Monthly, May 2010

Posted On April 19, 2010 0 Comments

Focus: Emerging Artists

This year, Ceramics Monthly received a record number of submissions to our Emerging Artists competition. We take that, as well as the high level of quality work submitted as a good sign that the field of studio ceramics is thriving. We are sure you will see the promise these artists bring not only to ceramics but to the world of creative endeavors as a whole.

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Water (4), 11 in. (28 cm) in length, slip-cast porcelain, fired to cone 7 in oxidation, decals, 2010.

Nicholas Bivins, Emerging Artist 2010

Posted On April 19, 2010 1 Comment

Nicholas Bivins, Red Lodge, Montana


Emerging Ceramic Artists of 2010 Announced! Vote for Your Favorite!

Posted On April 16, 2010 14 Comments

The May 2010 issue of Ceramics Monthly is out the door and should be arriving in subscribers mailboxes any day now. So I thought now would be the perfect time to showcase the focus of that issue, the 2010 Emerging Artists, on Ceramic Arts Daily. In addition to sharing this work on CAD, I thought I would bring back the People’s Choice award to give you all a chance to weigh in on your favorite emerging artist. Cast your vote today!

Let’s Talk Function: Two Potters Discuss Making Handmade Pottery for Use

Posted On November 11, 2009 8 Comments

Today we are presenting an excerpt from the December 2009 issue of Ceramics Monthly in which several potters included in the 2009 Strictly Functional Pottery National discuss what functional pottery means to them and the qualities necessary to make their utilitarian work successful.

Nicholas Bivins, Red Lodge, Montana

Posted On November 9, 2009 0 Comments

Using formal language to describe necessary qualities of a functional
pot is a beginning, but for a piece to become truly successful it
requires a much more dynamic investment and agreement between maker and