Aug 19, 2016

In the next couple months there are some great things happening in our community. Here's what's on:

9-11 Sept. | American Pottery Festival

Northern Clay Center announces American Pottery Festival 2016, their 18th annual fundraising benefit and celebration of the art of... Read More

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Jul 19, 2016

Karen Karnes died on July 12th, 2016. We lovingly send our condolences to her partner, Ann Stannard, and her dearest friends, family, students, fellow potters, and admirers. In her 91 years, she profoundly influenced much of (and, I would say, all of) the ceramics, crafts, and art communities... Read More

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Jul 18, 2016

This weekend is the 10th annual Hilltown 6 pottery tour. Founded by six nationally recognized potters who call the hill towns of Western Massachusetts home, the tour has grown to include nine distinguished potters as well as many guest artists. SP editor... Read More

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Jul 6, 2016

This weekend you can find the entire SP staff at the Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts for their annual Salad Days festival! We will be out of the office, taking a road trip up to the midcoast of Maine to catch up with... Read More

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Jun 10, 2016

I am driving south this weekend to visit Toshiko Takaezu’s studio for their Spring Open House. The Open House is both a show and a sale and takes place on June 12th from 1-6pm at Takaezu’s home and studio in Flemington, New Jersey. Since her death in 2011, The Takaezu Studio has continued her... Read More

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May 12, 2016

Get ready for the annual AKAR Yunomi Invitational, May 13th - July 31st.  An online, national sale of the best ceramic drinking vessels in the country, which also directly benefits Studio Potter journal. The following is from AKAR about the event:

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Apr 21, 2016

The idea that art produced in response to fashion trends is somehow unworthy of respect doesn’t hold water for me. Art history, broadly viewed, is a history of fashion, and vice versa.  The two are not mutually exclusive, as they borrow from each other all the time. An obvious example is Yves... Read More

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Apr 14, 2016

Deceptively vegetable free, the Asparagus Valley Pottery Trail attracts shoppers and clay enthusiasts from around New England to our slice of Massachusetts every spring. But where to eat? As a local, these are my suggestions for the best spots for local fare along the... Read More

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Apr 7, 2016

Instagram at the NCECA (National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts) conference is like hosing a wild fire with a steady stream of lighter fluid: how can you keep up with a brimming conference schedule of events happening right in front of you, and stay on... Read More

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Mar 30, 2016

Studio Potter had the pleasure of partnering with Cook on Clay flameware pottery company to produce a unique event, The Heartland Table, on the eve of the National Council on Education for Ceramic Arts (... Read More

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