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
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
Schooooooool's out for summah! --Alice Cooper
Congrats, ceramics grads, on your accomplishment: entrance into the professional world of ceramics, where learning is a lifetime vocation that only gets more challenging. Schools not out, it's only just begun! Lucky for you, our upcoming... Read More
Congratulations to Studio Potter's artistic merit award winners of the National Juried Student Exhibition, held during NCECA Pittsburgh, March 2018. Awardees receive a one-year subscription to Studio Potter journal, and the opportunity to have their writing published in the upcoming Summer/Fall... Read More
Web Editor's note: the following is an abbreviated version of an August 15th press release by Warren Wilson College. Studio Potter Vol. 44, No. 2, Summer/Fall 2016 features Julie Wilson's article "The Sensual Arts," about the ceramics program at Warren Willson College; read it... Read More
Baltimore Clayworks is closing its doors. Since 1980, Baltimore Clayworks has served as the area’s only cultural institution dedicated solely to the ceramic arts, offering workshops, residencies, and exhibitions in Baltimore’s historic Mt... Read More
Now that we are post solstice and officially in summer, here are a few clay related events to add to your calendar.
Salad Days: On the second Saturday of July each year, hundreds of people from around New England gather at the Watershed Center for Ceramic Arts for an epic picnic. Every... Read More