Established in 2019 and funded by an anonymous donor, Studio Potter’s Grants for Apprenticeships Program (GAP) supports emerging artists who want to become full-time studio potters and mentor-potters who wish to take on an apprentice. This grant program fosters individual careers in studio... Read More
For this second post in our new monthly series, Writing Tip Tuesday, we’ll discuss the Oxford comma, also known as the serial comma. As a publication of the arts, Studio Potter journal adheres to the Chicago Manual of Style, which states about this punctuation: “Chicago strongly recommends this... Read More
WRITING TIP TUESDAY: A New Service from Studio Potter
Today's tip: In artist statements, avoid personifying your work.
It is common for artists to write in their statements “my work does this or that,” or “my work explores…,” and the art world mostly accepts this convention. But in... Read More
This month, we're pleased to be featuring two talented young artists. Their work avaliable for purchase in our online shop. In exchange for the sale of their work, the artist will receive a one-year membership to the journal. Want to be featured in... Read More
Today we reflect on a pot made exactly 157 years ago by David Drake (c. 1801-1870), an enslaved ceramist working on a plantation pottery in the Edgefield District of South Carolina in the United States. Drake was one of many slaves who worked as “turners” throwing utilitarian wares on... Read More
Every year at the NCECA conference Studio Potter acknowledges exceptional student artwork shown at the National Juried Student Exhibition (NJSE) and National K-12 Exhibition. NJSE winners are awarded a one year membership and the opportunity to publish an essay in the Summer/Fall issue of the... Read More