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Using Modern Tools and Old-Fashioned Hard Work to Set Up a Dream Studio

Posted On February 11, 2015 0 Comments

Starting up a studio anywhere can be a real challenge – in an expensive city like Seattle even more so. But Deborah Schwartzkopf and George Rodriguez are two community-oriented artists who made it happen using innovative tools like Kickstarter and old-fashioned hard work. In today’s post, you’ll hear a little bit about their studio. For the rest of the article, check out the March 2015 issue of Ceramics Monthly.– Jennifer Harnetty, editor.

Photo of Adam Field and Heesoo Lee in their Durango Colorado pottery studio.

Clay Couple Adam Field and Heesoo Lee Discuss the Challenges and Rewards of Sharing a Studio and Profession

Posted On January 2, 2012 0 Comments
  After spending many years living the nomadic life that many potters are familiar with, Adam Field and Heesoo Lee decided to settle down in Durango, Colorado. There they set up their dream home studio.   In today’s post, Adam and Heesoo explain how having two working artists (plus two young children!) in one family… Read More »

A Visit to Lisa Orr’s Austin Texas Pottery Studio

Posted On September 26, 2011 13 Comments

I am a big fan of Ceramics Monthly’s Studio Visit series. Today’s post is the Studio Visit from the October 2011 issue of Ceramics Monthly. Lisa Orr tells us all about her Austin, Texas, studio and the successful business she runs out of it.

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Studio Visit: Ulrich Schumann, Berlin, Germany

Posted On August 12, 2011 0 Comments

It’s not easy to make large work, and it’s even harder to make a living
making large work, but the right tools, the right circumstance, and the
right perspective can help.

Studio Visit: Guillermo Cuellar, Shafer, Minnesota

Posted On March 14, 2011 1 Comment

Beginning his pottery career in his native Venezuela, a potter
figuratively and literally follows the work that resonates with him,
culminating in a move that affects his lifestyle as well as his

Studio Visit: Brendan Tang, Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada

Posted On January 17, 2011 0 Comments

It’s tough to be an extrovert in a basement, but this sculptor proves it is possible.

Studio Visit: Elizabeth Robinson Wiley, Rangely, Colorado

Posted On January 5, 2011 26 Comments

I am presenting an excerpt from Ceramics Monthly’s ever-popular Studio
Visit Series. This time Rangely, Colorado, potter Elizabeth Robinson
Wiley tells us all about her path to making a living in clay. I could
relate to this one because like me, Elizabeth discovered clay while
pursuing a degree in another field. But she got hooked on making pots
and the rest is history.

A Visit Simon van der Ven’s Lincolnville Maine Pottery Studio

Posted On December 13, 2010 34 Comments

Today I am posting an excerpt
Ceramics Monthly’s Studio Visit series. I love visiting the
studios of other artists. In person is the most fun, of course, but
CM’s studio visits are the next best thing. In this studio visit, Simon
van der Ven gives us a peek into his dreamy Lincolnville, Maine, studio.

Studio Visit: David Packer, New York, New York

Posted On December 6, 2010 1 Comment

I consider myself a sculptor who uses clay some of the time. I also use
wood and found objects to make sculpture and I like to combine clay
with other materials; what is important is that the idea defines the
medium and not the other way around.

Studio Visit: Jennifer Mecca, York, South Carolina

Posted On December 6, 2010 3 Comments

The best part of my studio location, since I have little kids, is that on days when I have to finish up orders and they are entertaining themselves inside, I’m right there to see what’s going on or help out in at a moment’s notice if needed. I have two windows that look in on our kitchen so I’m able to help out without anyone having to come get me.