Category Archives: ceramics

Making It / Paul Barbera / New York City

I’m posting a link to Paul’s site because he has done something like what I’m trying to do with my Making It category.  But, he has been photographing artist’s whole environments, and has had a book published showing these! “Where … Continue reading

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Artist of the Day / Tom Jaszczak / Montana

“I am currently working in Montana, balancing two bodies of work.  All the work in my shop is either fired in a kiln fueled by wood, which results in a very unique surface. Or it is fired in a soda … Continue reading

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Making It / Ceramic Wood Fired Kiln Firing / Ike Vega

Ike Vega (Artist of the Day Apr. 16) sent me these great photos of the firing of the Anagama wood fired kiln.  The entire firing and cooling process takes almost three weeks!  I really appreciate him taking the time to … Continue reading

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Artist of the Day / Isaac Vega / Sacramento, California

I like ‘real’ earthy pottery.  Things that I could imagine were made a thousand years ago.  I’m not ‘into’ pretty or cute in any sort of art, actually.  These pieces, mostly, were fired in wood fired kilns over periods of … Continue reading

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Artist of the Day / Annamarie Poole

I love Annamarie’s take on traditional ceramic vessels. “I have my own small studio and a large gas kiln in my back yard. Except for my “day job” I live and breath clay. My pottery is wheel thrown in porcelain … Continue reading

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Artist of the Day / Laura C. Hewitt

I am just amazed by Laura’s work.  Such beauty, quality, imagination, range.  I may have to buy those earrings! “Favorite materials clay, bones, fabric, feathers, circuit board, silver, leather,porcelain, light emitting diodes, stoneware, found objects,paper, anything” See:  https://destructivetesting.wordpress.com/2012/03/13/word-for-the-day-bricolage                                                “Much of … Continue reading

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Artist of the Day / phototiles

These 12″ x12″ photo tiles have been made using various sorts of satellite photos such as thermal and radar images.  The descriptions (I have included one of the shorter ones below the photos) are as interesting as the images themselves. … Continue reading

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