larger scale wall works.Read More
“smaller” work. objects to be touched, caressed, cradled in your arms… slipcast and assembled porcelain forms with burnished terra sigillata surfaces.Read More
I am continually testing; surface, glazes, ways of making marks, and especially color; so that my work will evoke the same.Read More
stepping into someone else’s shoes….
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
Bo’s House of Chairs or “How I Spent My Summer Vacation”
So I wrote this back in early June, and then got busy making. I had a great summer, and what I wrote below can’t begin to express my gratitude to Bo for opening his home to me. It’s good to have friends. June 2014 I feel incredibly lucky that in addition to the time and…Read More
synergy: the interaction of two or more agents or forces so that their combined effect is greater than the sum of their individual effects It’s one thing to say “Hey, we should do a collaboration.” Actually making that happen can be a challenge. Last week I had the great pleasure to work on a collaborative…Read More
BHB Project in action
I’ve been following the BHB Project (Build Handmade Buffalo) from afar, and was pretty excited when I realized that my visit with family & friends in Buffalo would co-incide with their first mug sale at the Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market on May 24th. It was great to see so many fellow alumni of the Buffalo State College Ceramics…Read More