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Workshop: Colored Clays & Mold Making

Saturday and Sunday June 24-25 , 10-4, all materials provided. A hands-on workshop limited to 6 participants, $200. Registration and more information: If you have an interest in plaster mold making, in creating original forms – models – in plaster, and in adding colored clay slips to your work, then please join me in the studio […]

Workhouse Clay National 2015

I feel I am making real progress with the newest direction of the work. Light and shadow visible on the interior and exterior surfaces draw viewers in; there is mystery and visual depth.  The pieces are very photogenic, and I am growing as a studio photographer. Juror Anne Currier, Professor at Alfred University, selected a Lidded Vessel similar to above to […]

Light Vessels Time Lapse Video

I like to bring work out of the studio into the living space to get a new perspective, it lets me see the work in a fresh light… and this day it was a really fresh light! The two porcelain vessels, made of layered strands of porcelain with lots of spaces between the strands, were on the cabinet in the […]

The Slip Cast Object Revisited

Good fortune has come my way, examples of the newest work have been accepted for exhibition and sale in the upcoming show The Slip Cast Object Revisited at Denver’s  prestigious Plinth Gallery. The affirmation of the acceptance reenforces my efforts to push the boundaries of ceramic casting past rote reproduction toward one-off objects.  Thank yous to curator Jonathan Kaplan for mounting the show, and to juror Heather […]

Vessel Wins Purchase Prize

My Lidded Vessel, pictured below, was awarded the $1500 Purchase Award at the Biggs Museum of American Art‘s Delaware By Hand Masterworks Competition. It is an honor to be in the Masterworks Competition — the show closes June 14, 2015 —  and it is a greater honor to be included in the museum’s permanent collection. Every three years, […]