Ask a fly fisherman what draws them to the sport and you may get a saccharine, cliched explanation that begins with something about nature, spirituality, and transcendence, then trails off sounding faintly like the voice of Charlie Brown's teacher.
Brian Jones. Butter House, 2012. Earthenware, electric-fired, 8 x 4 x 6 in.
The year 2010 was poised to be a good one for me. I had just been laid off of a full-time union job, and collecting unemployment was going to help support me while I pursued my work in the studio.
Several years ago, I returned to Baton Rouge, where I had gone to graduate school. I got to stay at Mikey's house. Going to Mikey's house is like stepping inside the five human senses.