These two pieces will be in Spectra: A Survey of American Contemporary Wood Fired Ceramics at Morean Center for Clay. Curated by Seth Charles, this invitational exhibition will run December 5th, 2017 through January 30th, 2018. Exhibiting artists are : Peter Callas, Seth Charles, Linda
Christianson, Trevor Dunn, Perry Haas, Stephen Heywood, Mitch
Iburg, Bob Kirk, Lucien Koonce, Heidi Kreitchet, George
McCauley, Dan Murphy, Ted Neal, Patrick Rademaker, Stephen
Robison, Tim Rowan, Akira Satake, Matt Schiemann, Hitomi
Shibata, Takuro Shibata, Lars Voltz, and Tara Wilson.
This wood fired tea bowl was awarded "Best in Show" in Shino Splendor, District Clay Gallery, Washington, DC, an exhibition dedicated to showing the diversity of Shino glazes. It will travel to the Japanese Information and Cultural Center, Embassy of Japan, Washington, DC, for a short engagement, running October 31st - November 09th. Afterwards it will return to the District Clay Gallery until the show's closing on November 26th, 2017.
It is an honor to have been awarded an "Honorable Mention" for my chawan in the Workhouse Clay International 2017 exhibition. Given the incredible quality and diversity of work in this show, as well as knowing the extremely high aesthetics bar that juror Chris Gustin sets, I am very humbled. There were only five awards given (Best in Show, 1st Place, 2nd Place, and two Honorable Mentions), and its such a pleasure to have received one. This is the piece that was awarded, and was the only functional piece of the five...
The sake vessels exhibition I curated for Schaller Gallery, "Artful Ambiance: Contemporary Sake Vessels with Character", is now online for viewing and purchasing work. Every piece in this show is excellent!
This wood fired kurinuki tea bowl..."Chawan with Hobo Signs"... will be shown in "Shino Splendor", an exhibition showcasing the beauty and complexity of Shino glazes. It will be held at District Clay Gallery, located in Washington, DC, from October 27th through November 26th, 2017.