Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Sake Vessels Exhibition in the UK

I am pleased to be curating my third sake vessels exhibition, this one being showcased at The Stratford Gallery in the UK. The exhibition will be titled, "The Sake Vessel: Contemporary Interpretations", and is slated to open mid-November of this year (2019). It will include 35 ceramicists from six countries, and there are plans to publish a full color exhibition catalog.

Here is the list of artists exhibiting:

USA
Joe Bruin
Rob Fornell
Anthony Gaudino
Mitch Iburg
Lucien Koonce
Dick Lehman
Kristin Muller
Tim Rowan
Akira Satake
Jeff Shapiro
Hitomi Shibata
Takuro Shibata
Mike Weber
 
UK
Eddie Curtis
Margaret Curtis
Lisa Hammond
Akiko Hirai
Phil Rogers
Sim Taylor

Sweden
David Louveau

New Zealand
Elena Renker
Aaron Scythe

Japan
Watanabe Akihiko
Ikeda Asato 
John Dix
Tomoo Hamada 
Shigemasa Higasheda
Osamu Inayoshi
Mami Kato
Hiromi Matsukawa
Ken Matsuzaki
Richard Milgrim
Yoca Muta
Koichi Nishi

Germany
Uwe Lollmann

Sunday, December 2, 2018

Gustin Anagama Firing

These are a few select pieces that I had in November's anagama firing...

Sculpture: Cube Series

Chawan

Chawan

Cube Vase

Cube Vase

Sculpture: Fragment Series

Vase

Vase

Sake Cup

Sake Cup

Sake Cup

Sake Cup

Sake Cup

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Cassville Anagama

A big "thank you" to Ken Birchell for woodfiring these three guinomi  in his anagama, located in Cassville, WI, this past September.

Sake Cup


Sake Cup


Sake Cup

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

CHAWAN


I have been invited to participate in CHAWAN, an international exhibition dedicated to the ceremonial tea bowl. With over thirty five global makers, this exhibition is being held at The Stratford Gallery, loacted in Stratford upon Avon, United Kingdom.  The exhibtion is being opened by Dr. Bonnie Kemske, renowned ceramics writer, artist and author of "The Tea Bowl - East & West", which will take place on Saturday November 17th at 3:30pm. The show runs until December 5th, 2018. An exhibition catalog will be published, and the show will also be available for viewing online at http://www.thestratfordgallery.co.uk

These four wood fired kurinuki chawan are my submissions...








Thursday, September 13, 2018

Cup: The Intimate Object XIV

These five wood fired kurinuki cups are in "Cup XIV: The Intimate Object", hosted by Charlie Cummings Gallery. There are over 1000 cups by 200 artists from 10 countries. The show runs October 6th - November 2nd, with an opening reception slated for Friday, October 5th from 6pm - 9pm. Located at 2040 NW 6th St., Gainesville, Florida, an online opening begins 12:00 pm EST on Saturday, October 6th. 
Charlie Cummings Gallery

Sake Cup


Sake Cup

Sake Cup

Yunomi

Yunomi




Monday, August 20, 2018

Visions in Clay

This wood fired vase was juried into "Visions in Clay", by juror Beth Ann Gerstein, who is the executive director of the American Museum of Ceramic Art. This exhibition will be held at the L. H. Horton, Jr. Gallery, located in the Delta Center for the Arts, San Joaquin Delta College, in Stockton, CA. Dates for this gallery exhibition are September 04th - 21st, 2018, with an opening reception being held on September 6th from 5 to 7 pm.
The show can be viewed online from August '18 through June '19 by clicking here: Visions in Clay

Tri-footed Vase

Weber Kiln firing

I am always very grateful when Mike Weber (WI) asks me to send a few pieces that I want to have him fire. These two kurinuki tea bowls were fired this summer in his anagama. As usual, Mike worked his fire magic!

Wood fired Chawan

Wood fired Chawan