Author Profile
Sean O'Connell

Sean O'Connell was a NCECA emerging artist in 2016, the 2013-2014 visiting instructor at the Alberta College of Art and Design, and the 2009 "Salad Days" Artist-in-Residence at Watershed Center for Ceramic Arts. He has been a resident at the Archie Bray Foundation in Helena, Montana, exhibits his work widely, and conducts workshops and lectures nationally. 

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Sean O'Connell. Salad Days Plates, greenware (rear), glazed earthenware (front), 2009.
For a potter, repetition is routine. Making pots over and over again is how I come to understand them. However, it's not without its tedious side, and it's a challenge to balance between discovery and monotony.