Today’s Studio View: Working on some chains for several porcelain pendants I’ve finished last week. I’m so loving these bigger pieces, but there is so much work involved – working with metals is just like opening another can of worms. But it’s always good to challenge yourself and learn new things! Nothing is perfect, but…

For the past 10 weeks I was a Fall Resident at The Anderson Ranch Arts Center in Snowmass, Colorado. Doug Casebeer, the Artistic Director of Ceramics, and Takashi Nakazato, Visiting Artist, were both strong influences during my time there and I am excited to see this video portraying their relationship, as well as Takashi’s connection to…

Masterclass with Susan Nemeth from Ceramic Review on Vimeo.   Inside Ceramic Review issue 276, in her ‘Masterclass’ feature, we learn how Susan clearly leaves her mark on the pieces she has become known for. Taking us, step by step, through the process of her making, she shares information on how she coils, builds, uses…

Embraced the Modernist principles of simplicity, truth to materials, form following function and the idea that less is more. The Moon Jar finally reveals its appearance after 18 century by a hand of ceramist Yang Gu and tells us a great lesson to our life. Tirana Documentary Film Fesitval 2015 Official Selection Moon Jar: The…

Artist Nick Cave discusses the work in Nick Cave: Sojourn at the Denver Art Museum. From a childhood memory on his farm to finds at flea markets, Cave shares some of his inspirations from objects that he says provide an “impulse.” The exhibition features dozens of new artworks including 24 new Soundsuits. http://denverartmuseum.org/exhibitions/nick-cave Share this……

My inspiration this week comes from a blog entry on The Royal Academy of Art’s website: My studio life: Edmund de Waal (by Harriet Baker) I love the story they tell about Edmund de Waal’s studio and practice. His workspace is very serene, beautifully minimal, clean and quiet. His work is just that. His surroundings…