John Glick
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John Glick

John Glick (1938 - 2017), earned his MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art in 1962, then operated Plum Tree Pottery in Farmington Hills, Michigan, from 1964 through 2016. There he mentored numerous young artists through his assistantship program. Among his accolades are two Louis Comfort Tiffany awards, and two National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships. He was a prolific writer, and his work appears in numerous books on ceramics. 


John Glick Teapot, 2007.
Several of John Glick's assistants write about their time with him at Plum Tree Pottery, Farmington Hills, Michigan.
Illustrations of John Gick's modified Soldner wheel.
We all share notions of invulnerability. We think we can go on forever being strong and vital. "It can't happen here," we say until something does happen.