Friday, June 12, 2015

17th International Chawan Expo

I have received the final proof of my catalog page for the "17th International Chawan Expo", being held at Abbey of Hemiksem, Sint-Bernardusabdij, Hemiksem, Belgium. The dates are September 12 - 20th, 2015.

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

The Cup Show

The two wood fired pieces shown below are among several chosen for inclusion in "The Cup Show: The Hudgens 1st National Juried and Invitational Cup Exhibition". On view from July 14th through September, 19th, it is being showcased at Hudgens Center for the Arts, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth, GA. Telephone: (770) 623-6002.

Sake Cup


Sake Cup


Monday, June 1, 2015

Ceramic Inspirations


The June issue (Netherlands) of Mels Boom's digital publication De kleine K, “Ceramic Inspirations”, has an article about my work and forming method of kurinuki, which can be found on pages 11-14,  and 31-32. Its a PDF, and can be downloaded at www.dekleinek.nl/ .

 

Friday, May 22, 2015

Anagama Ceramic Artists

I will be participating in Weyrich Gallery's "Anagama Ceramic Artists: Jack Troy, Rob Barnard, Lucien Koonce, Susan Kotulak, Kevin Crowe". This is one of two segments of a larger exhibition entitled, "Echos of Nature". There will be a pre-view artist reception on Friday, June 5th, 5:00 - 8:30 PM. The exhibition runs June 6th through July 24th, 2015. Weyrich Gallery is located at 2935-D Louisiana, NE, Alburquerque, NM. Telephone: (505) 883-7410. Below are a few of the wood fired pieces I have in this show...

Tokkuri (Sake Flask)
(includes wooden box)

Guinomi (Sake Cup)


Chawan (Tea Bowl)
(includes wooden box)





Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Sips, Shots & Gulps

The following wood fired sake cups have been selected for exhibition in "Sips, Shots and Gulps". This show will take place June 20th - August 8th, 2015 at Sweetwater Center for the Arts, 200 Broad Street, Sewickley, PA. Telephone: (412) 741-4405.








Monday, May 18, 2015

Thank You!

I want to thank those individuals who purchased my yunomi this past Friday (May 15th) in conjunction with AKAR Gallery's "2015 Yunomi Invitational" opening. All of my pieces
were selected within the first hour. This is a phenomenal exhibition and I am always delighted to be part of it. Again, "Thank you"!

Friday, May 1, 2015

Firebox Guinomi

Its an aesthetic not appreciated by everyone, but pieces fired in a wood kiln's firebox or side stoke area can result in effects unobtainable any other way. Coming out of the kiln they are very crusty, but by using the proper abrasives, they are rendered smooth. These are a couple of sake cups from the November '14 anagama firing...

Haikaburi Guinomi


Haikaburi  Guinomi