Feb 28, 2023

Montréal ceramist Léopold L. Foulem (1945 - 2023) was born in New Brunswick and was known for his rigorous and uncompromising conceptual use of clay. Léopold’s impact on the international ceramics community touched on public speaking, writing, and philanthropy.... Read More

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Feb 1, 2023

On a recent excursion to raft the Grand Canyon, I found myself contemplating the depth of time. Time, when you are six thousand feet below the horizon line, presents itself in wonderous complexity: measurements, sequences, dimensions, and experiences (past, present, and future). Having survived... Read More

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Jan 1, 2023

We wish you a happy new year from all of us at Studio Potter.

2022 was a year of sweeping social change, and I loved – most of – it. I valued the growth, the inclusivity, the challenges to oppression, and the hard questions... Read More

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Dec 1, 2022

There exist a great variety of landscapes that are representative of a sense of place and identity. Physical and cultural landscapes reveal our evolving relationship with the world – a symbiosis between human activity and the environment. Communities and individuals alike benefit from scenic,... Read More

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Dec 1, 2022

As fall changes to winter, we too have changes to share within Studio Potter editorial team. Jill Foote-Hutton has stepped down from her position as co-editor. We thank her for her contributions as Studio Potter's fourth editor in our 50 years of publishing. Randi O'Brien, previously co-editor,... Read More

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Nov 1, 2022

When I set out to curate this month's issue, I envisioned a collection of articles that would create a digital ofrenda. An altar of sorts, designed to honor, remember, and commemorate the season as well as people. I suspected nothing as articles were submitted, but I quickly realized each author... Read More

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Oct 1, 2022

 

In September, Studio Potter celebrated its 50th anniversary. As we embark into the next half-century, I see this as a fifty-year mission to be a publication of wisdom – a mission where Studio Potter specializes in purposeful and artistic philosophy. This fifty-year history buzzes within... Read More

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Sep 5, 2022

In the June 2022 issue of Studio Potter, Cathy Lu wrote, "Blue and White Fragility." In the July 2022 issue, Peter Pincus wrote, "How Removing Distance Can Bring Us Closer to Answering an Age-Old Question." Both articles address issues of cultural appropriation, origins, and facilitating... Read More

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Sep 1, 2022

This morning the air had that snap. “Oh, here we go,” I happily thought while letting the dogs out to run a bit. Of course, it was almost ninety by midday, but Fall is on the way. Musing about the colors that will follow the sun’s warming departure, sipping on the first cup o’ joe, wondering how... Read More

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Aug 1, 2022

During the period of my life when I was a full-time instructor at a community college, I recall a state of bemused recognition when my freshman students would come into my office, plop down, and intently express fear and concern that THE END WAS NIGH! The conversations usually occurred right... Read More

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