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
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
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
a summer of making
I’ve been in Columbia, Missouri for a little over two weeks now. I’m here as an Artist in Residence at Columbia College, and have the run of the ceramics studio. My (unpaid) job for the summer is to make work. After a year of heavy teaching in Florida, a summer of making is exactly what I…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