Well, I did it again… wrote a draft, and then life happened. Two years of it. I still find what I wrote below to be relevant with a bit of updating, as I am once again a sabbatical replacement, this time at Doane University in Lincoln, Nebraska. I’ll be filling in for my friend Eric Stearns while…Read More
The students in my advanced class have to write a blog post once a week about their progress in the studio. In the spirit of leading by example, I’m pushing myself to do the same, although my posts rarely focus strictly on my studio work. This was our second week of classes, so I did…Read More
on the road again…..
it’s hard to believe it’s been a month since I headed from Columbia, MO to New Albany, IN. August has been a month of driving for me, first the move from Columbia, and then a longer drive back home to western NY, to pick up my truck, furniture and more studio things. The trip from…Read More
Casting slips I’ve known and loved…. Part One
I recently had a request for my casting slip recipe from an old friend, and also promised the recipe to my students at Glassell Studio School, where I just finished teaching a workshop on making and altering slipcast forms. The process for making slip is fairly simple. If you can successfully follow a baking recipe,…Read More
Gettin’ my ART on in Texas!
What have I been up to, you ask? For the last 5 months I have been loving life in Houston, TX as a resident artist at the Center for Contemporary Craft. Hard to believe I’m almost half done with my very first residency. When I was considering applying for a residency here, I wasn’t sure…Read More
Mentors needed for 2013 NCECA
Professors, Art Professionals, and Really Cool Mentors NCECA students are in need of your wisdom. Can you spare an hour of your conference time to do two quick 30 minute critiques with some eager students? Student Critiques will be held on Thursday and Friday from 9am-5pm. To show you our gratitude NCECA will provide you…Read More