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Melinda Burris Willms

Melinda Burris Willms is a passionate writer, editor, proofreader, and researcher based in North Carolina. She is the founder of art Tech Publishing, which offers a number of professional services to artists, galleries, and writers.


Ben making a large bowl for an installation, 2008. 16x48x48 in. Photograph by Jerry Wolford
For sixth-generation potter Ben Owen III, training on the potter's wheel started at a young age. He would spend time after school and on weekends with his grandfather, who always stressed the need for good form, weight , and balance.