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
Studio Potter has moved through a handful of identities in forty-nine years. How could it not? When the journal began in 1972 it was a tactile version of open-source software. There was no social media. There was no YouTube to search for tutorials on how to put in a venturi burner. There was no... Read More
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
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
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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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