I am grateful for the opportunity to rekindle my dormant international and national friendships at the 56th Conference of the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts in Sacramento, California. It has been far too long since my last exchange with distant ceramic friends. Yet, in light... Read More
My father and I share a conversation over a cup of coffee almost every morning. It's an unspoken agreement that the time it takes to indulge in our steaming twelve ounces is the time we protect to lose ourselves in each other's company. I've never timed a cup of coffee conversation, but there... Read More
It is a privilege to introduce myself as the new co-editor of Studio Potter. The role of an editor is an honored responsibility, and I send my sincerest appreciation to my Co-Editor, Jill Foote-Hutton, our Director, Jessica Detweiler, and the board of Studio Potter for the trust they have placed... Read More
Here we are again, sitting pretty at the top of another annum. A new year blesses us with a definitive moment to look back and assess, making note of the lessons behind us before stepping forward to break ground. This issue of Studio Potter was inspired by a conversation from our membership... Read More
2021 is closing with fifty-two stories added to the archives of Studio Potter. We all (a presumptive generalization, but understand the expression “we all” to acknowledge the intense energy emanating from the human collective that is our niche corner of craft) – so, we all – began the year with... Read More
In the November issue of Studio Potter, Harry Levenstein wrote Wonderfully Wild in Alabama: An Interview with Zach Sierke. Harry currently lives in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts and works as the artist in residence and lab technician at the Bard College at Simon’s Rock. A practitioner... Read More
Thank you for listening to another installation of Studio Potter's Author Chats.
In the November issue of Studio Potter, Marion Angelica wrote The Floor of the Sky, wherein she shared ceramics artist Betsy Williams' recent search for high-fire, wild clays in New Mexico. Co-editor Jill... Read More
To fascinate is to “attract and hold attentively by a unique power or some other special quality.” To be fascinated is to be enthralled. Fascination arouses interest. Fascination is the first step of a journey with an unknown destination.
We might travel so far on this... Read More
Studio Potter is pleased to welcome Randi O'Brien as a Co-Editor. Beginning in January 2022, Studio Potter will have not one but two editors! The co-editors will publish in four-month blocks. Randi will bring us into the new year with a fresh, thoughtful selection of articles from January to... Read More
Three stories this month. Each one is a journey.
One author writes from the early part of his journey; if this was a story about a quest, we are meeting him on the road where he has already gathered his kit and set out from home. We, the readers, follow his nascent journey as he arrives... Read More