Straight out of graduate school, I accepted a job out east. The quick of it is that this location wasn’t a good fit for my daughter and me. I didn’t know that at the time, at least not until a particular cup came into my life. It’s funny how when life starts to build and pile to the point of... Read More
On September 26, 2023, Stephen Fabrico, 75, of Bloomington, NY, died after suffering from dementia for many years.
Raised in East Northport, NY, Stephen enlisted in the Navy at age 18. He served on an aircraft carrier, traveling around the world during the Vietnam War.
In 1973,... Read More
When I set out to curate this month's issue, I sought to explore how ceramic artists "enshrine" the people, places, memories, and visual culture that we hold so dear. Mexican folk art and the shrines of the Arizona borderlands are a visual influence for artist... Read More
Many artists will have to reconcile the role and relevance of their work at some point in their creative lives. This has been, and will continue to be, a line of query that continues to baffle me, though. The Maya Angelou passage, "A bird does not sing because it... Read More
I confess that I have little interest in social media. It’s not so much my dislike of comparison culture and FOMO (fear of missing out); or decreased face-to-face interactions; or the spread of misinformation; or cyberbullying and online harassment; or negative... Read More
We are thrilled to share with you the recipients of our highly anticipated grant program! After careful consideration and evaluation, we have selected these exceptional apprenticeship teams who have demonstrated incredible dedication, innovative ideas, and impact within our ceramic community.... Read More