Sep 1, 2021
Studio Potter is pleased to announce the 2021 Grants for Apprenticeships Awardees.

Established in 2019 and funded by an anonymous donor, Studio Potter’s Grants for Apprenticeships Program supports emerging artists who want to become full-time studio potters and mentor-potters who wish to take on... Read More

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Aug 31, 2021

Adam Nicholas Yungbluth, 39, of Morehead, Kentucky, husband of Melissa Lee Yungbluth, passed away June 12, 2021, at home.

Adam received a Master of Fine Arts in ceramics from the University of Mississippi, Oxford, and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Ceramics and Sculpture from Miami University... Read More

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Aug 31, 2021

By Garth Johnson and Ann Rosenthal

It is with great sorrow that the family and friends of Arnie Zimmerman mark his passing at age 66. Arnie succumbed to a five-year struggle with depression following the death of his 23-year-old daughter Isabel Rosenthal Zimmerman in 2016. 

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Aug 1, 2021

One of the first times lecturing in a room with stadium seating, I was so nervous my voice shook while speaking on the confidence-giving power an avatar can provide. Specifically making a point about the history of puppetry, I cited examples of how puppets were able to speak truth to power... Read More

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Jul 1, 2021

The Wyoming landscape is not what you could call subtle. Invariably, when driving across the high plains, along with my marvel at the great expansiveness and the magnitude of the confrontational geologic display (Sometimes I imagine the mountains are hankering for a fight. They challenge... Read More

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Jun 4, 2021
  To celebrate summer and all its joys, Studio Potter is launching a Summer Sketch Contest. Make a fun, summer and ceramic themed "sketch," post it on Instagram, and tag us to enter! What is a Sketch?

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Jun 1, 2021

Before Mr. Fishburn’s eighth grade earth science class, I’m not sure how much attention I paid to the rising and the setting of the sun. Somehow this ball of fire had circled the earth, bringing a seemingly never-ending supply of new days filled with adventures and possibilities, without... Read More

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May 1, 2021

While the May issue of Studio Potter was taking shape, one idea continually broke through to the surface: the importance of hope amidst of struggle. By contrast, we must also appreciate the importance of struggling.

Last week I was breaking up the soil around a few seedlings and my sister... Read More

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Apr 28, 2021

Dennis William Parks passed away on March 28, 2021 in Reno, Nevada. He was eighty-four years old.

He was born in Berea, Kentucky, on December 31, 1936, to Elisha Taylor and Lois Ferry Parks. He lived most of his early years in Arlington, Virginia. His father worked as a specialist on ... Read More

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Apr 28, 2021

 

In the April 2021 issue of Studio Potter, Russell Wrankle wrote Taking Action Against Hypocrisy, a story of how and why he created ShapeTheoryCollective along with a handful of other... Read More

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