Saturday, October 22, 2016

Cassville, WI Firing

Ken Bichall, of Dubuque, Iowa, was kind enough to ask me this summer if I would like to have some work fired in the inaugural firing of a new wood kiln he was constructing in Cassville, Wisconsin. In September he fired for seven and one half days, achieving c/11+. Here are five sake cups that I had in the kiln...


Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Taiwan Chawan Expo

The International Chawan Expo Exhibition is being held in Maioli,Taiwan this year, and there are two venues. The first is at the Northern Maioli Art Center, from November 1st - 10th, 2016. The second exhibition is being held at the National Taiwan Craft Research and Development Institute, also located in Maioli, from November 15th, 2016 - February 1st, 2017. These are the three wood fired kurinuki chawan I will have on display...

Friday, September 23, 2016

International Wood Fired Ceramics

These eight wood fired pieces will be part of "International Wood Fired Ceramics 2016", curated by Phil Rogers. The show's venue is Schaller Gallery, 210 State Street, St. Joseph, MI, and runs from October 11th - early November, 2016. This exhibition can be viewed online by clicking: HERE

Tea Caddy

Sake Cup

Sake Cup

Tea Bowl

Bud Vase




Thursday, September 22, 2016

The Clay Cup

These three wood fired kurinuki cups were recently selected for "The Clay Cup: Vessel, Icon, Canvas". Juried by Dan Anderson, 74 cups were chosen out of a field of 206 entered. This exhibition is being held from October 24th - November 17th, 2016 in the George Caleb Bingham Gallery, University of Missouri,  Columbia, MO. You can view this show online by clicking: HERE


Sake Cup

Sake Cup

Monday, September 19, 2016

Catalog Page

I recently received the proof for my catalog page of the upcoming International Chawan Expo, being held in Maioli, Taiwan.

Thursday, September 8, 2016


This wood fired bud vase was recently selected for inclusion in "UnWedged", an exhibition of contemporary ceramic work, both functional and sculptural, from artists living in the United States, Mexico, and Canada.  This show will be held at Pottery Northwest's gallery, located in Seattle, WA, and will run from November 4 – 28, 2016. Sandy Simon, of TRAX Gallery, was the juror. This show can be viewed online by clicking: HERE

"Bud Vase"

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Cup: The Intimate Object XII

These five wood fired cups will be in "Cup: The Intimate Object XII" at the invitation of Charlie Cummings Gallery. The exhibition is October 1st through November 4th, and will be online for viewing and purchases at:
The page where these five cups are available can be reached by clicking HERE