Dec 16, 2016

Puerto Rican ceramist Manuel Pagán died Saturday, November 19, 2016. We at Studio Potter send our deepest condolences to Manuel's wife, Mae Teitelbaum, and his children, Juan Manuel and Iliana.

Gerry and Julie Williams visited Manuel and Mae in Puerto Rico and profiled Manuel in... Read More

Dec 5, 2016

We welcome another month of our Pots for Membership program! Each month, Studio Potter features a small selection of artists and their work, which is available for sale in our online store for thirty days only. In exchange for the sale of their piece, the artist (or a chosen beneficiary) will... Read More

Dec 5, 2016

Boundaries and Borders, Volume 45, Number 2, Summer/Fall 2017

To write about boundaries or borders is not necessarily to compose a travelogue of an exotic journey. As a child, my passport was a magical object that held my identity fast in its pages. It continues to be a powerful document... Read More

Nov 22, 2016

In his article “The Spice of Life,” from Volume 33, Number 2, Summer/Fall 2005, Mark Pharis examines the role of the contemporary functional potter. He begins by presenting the differences between contemporary potters and our predecessors, and argues that it is nearly impossible to “reasonably... Read More

Nov 22, 2016

Ben Carter, host of the Tales of a Red Clay Rambler podcast, interviewed Pharis at home in the spring of 2015 and... Read More

Nov 18, 2016

We offer a big thanks to our readers for the overwhelmingly positive response to our new Pots for Membership program! We were amazed (but not entirely surprised) that all the pieces sold out within just a few hours of our first news post! 

Please read about this month's artists and see... Read More

Nov 18, 2016

Note: If you are viewing on mobile, our hashtag in the title has been translated by some digital phantom as "No," as in the abbreviation for number, resulting in "NoGivingTuesday."  Don't be fooled by this hilarious glitch! We want you to do the opposite of that and... Read More
Nov 15, 2016

Since Western Massachusetts is our home, the staff members at Studio Potter take special pride in supporting the rich and varied community of artists here. We make a point to fill our homes with pots from local ceramists, and attend shows, gallery receptions, and open studio events as... Read More

Nov 4, 2016

We are pleased to present the first installment of our new and improved Pots for Membership Program, in which Studio Potter will feature a small selection of artists and their work, available for sale in our online store for thirty days only. In exchange for the sale of their piece, the artists... Read More

Oct 19, 2016

I've been to several events this fall including the Utilitarian Clay VII symposium at Arrowmont, the International Woodfire... Read More

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