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
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
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
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