Monday, December 8, 2014

Anagama Firing: November 2014

The work below came out of the Gustin anagama firing from November...

Front stack, pre-firing

Front stack, post firing

Tea Caddy (Chaire)

Tea Caddy (Chaire)

Tea Bowl (Chawan)

Sake Cup (Guinomi)

Sake Cup (Guinomi)

Sake Cup (Guinomi)

Sake Cup (Guinomi)

Sake Cup (Guinomi)

Sake Cup (Guinomi)

Sake Cup (Guinomi)

Sake Flask (Tokkuri)

Sake Flask (Tokkuri)

Sake Flask (Tokkuri)

Green Tea Cup (Yunomi)

Green Tea Cup (Yunomi)

Green Tea Cup (Yunomi)

Monday, December 1, 2014

Workhouse International Ceramic Cup Show

These three wood fired sake cups were recently selected for exhibition in "Drink This! Workhouse International Ceramic Cup Show". This exhibition will showcase ceramic drinking vessels by contemporary artists around the globe. The focus of the exhibit is on the variety of ways artists explore the cup, in functional, sculptural, traditional and non-traditional forms. Juror Phil Rogers selected approximately 62 works from over 400 submissions. This show opens Wednesday,  January 07, 2015 and runs through  Monday, February 02, 2015. There will be an opening reception on Saturday, January 10, 2015 from 6-8 pm.  Workhouse Arts Center is located at 9601 Ox Road, Lorton, Virginia.

Oni Shino Guinomi

Guinomi with Champy Black
1st Place Award

Hanten Guinomi
Honorable Mention

Views of the show can be seen by clicking: HERE

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

A Single Stem

These two wood fired bud vases were recently juried into A Single Stem: The Bud Vase. This exhibition is being held at The Studio Kiln and Gallery, 60 North Section Street, Fairhope, Alabama. The dates are December 5th - December 31st, 2014. An opening reception will be on the 5th from 6 pm - 8pm.
Telephone:  (251) 517-5460.

Seventh Annual Cup Show

This wood fired sake cup was recently selected to be exhibited in the 7th Annual Cup Show: Form and Function, being held at Gulf Coast State College, in the Amelia Center Gallery. Juried by Chandra DeBuse, this exhibition explores the idea of the drinking vessel, and focuess on function and concept, as well as its relation to history, politics, craft, technology, utility, and narrative. The exhibition encompasses the wide variety of approaches to contemporary ceramics through the lens of the most intimate and accessible vessel, the cup. It opens Monday, November 24th, and runs through Thursday, December 18th, 2014. A juror's lecture and opening reception will be held on December 5th. The address is 5230 West Hwy. 98, Panama City, Florida. Phone (850) 769-3886.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Ceramics Biennial 2014

This wood fired piece was selected for exhibition in the New Hampshire Institute of Art's Ceramics Biennial Exhibition 2014. The show will be held in NHIA's Amherst Street Gallery, located at 77 Amherst Street, Manchester, NH, and will be on view November 12th, 2014 – January 12, 2015.

Bud Vase

Biennial Plate Exhibition

These two pieces have been juried into Morean Art Center for Clay's Biennial Plate Show. This exhibition runs November 1st - November, 29, 2014. Located in St. Petersburg, FL, the street address is 420 22nd Street, South.

Sushi Plate

Sushi Tray

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Contemporary Ceramics International Biennial

These wood fired pieces were juried into the 5th Contemporary Ceramics International Biennial: Expressions. This exhibition will be held at the Swope Art Museum's Halcyon Art Gallery, in Terre Haute, Indiana. Located at 25 South 7th Street, the show opens on Friday, October 3rd, and runs through December 26th, 2014. An opening reception will be held on October 3rd from 7:00 until 9:00 pm.

Bud Vase

Bud Vase

Friday, September 12, 2014

Biennial Cup Show

These two wood fired sake cups were juried into the Biennial Cup Show, being held at Morean Art Centre for Clay, 719 Central Avenue, St. Petersburg, FL. This exhibition runs October 1st through October 31st, 2014.

Shiho-hai Guinomi

Wari-Kodai Guinomi

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Cup: The Intimate Object X

These five wood fired sake cups will be included in Cup: The Intimate Object X. This invitational and juried exhibition is the tenth installment of Charlie Cummings Gallery's iconic annual cup show. The exhibition opens Saturday, October 4th and runs through Friday, October 31st. There will be an opening reception on Friday, October 3rd. It can be seen at Charlie Cummings Gallery, 2603 NW 13th Street, #303, Gainesville, Florida, as well as online HERE. For further information, contact the gallery at (352)-359-2015.

National Juried Bowl Show

This wood fired tea bowl was recently juried into The National Juried Bowl Show by juror Kevin Crowe. The exhibition will be held at the Academy of Fine Arts, 600 Main Street, Lynchburg, Virgina. It opens Saturday, October 4th and runs through October 27th. An opening reception will be held on Friday, October 3rd.

Tea Bowl

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Strictly Functional Pottery National

This wood fired sake pourer, or "katakuchi", was recently juried into the 22nd annual Strictly Functional Pottery National. A total of 107 pieces were selected for exhibition from nearly 900 entries by juror Christa Assad. This exhibition, presented by the Market House Craft Center,  runs September 20th to November 1st, 2014, with an opening reception being held on Friday, September 19th, from 6:00 - 9:00 pm. Contact Market House Crafts Center, East Petersburg, PA, telephone (717) 560-8816, for further information.

This show can be seen online by clicking...- HERE -

Katakuchi  (Cold Sake Pourer)

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

The Clay Cup: Vessel, Icon, Canvas

These two wood fired sake cups were  recently juried into "The Clay Cup: Vessel, Icon, Canvas". The exhibition runs September 22 – October 9, 2014, and is being held at the George Calab Bingham Gallery, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO. Linda Arbuckle was the juror.

Hanten Guinomi

Red Shino Guinomi

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Anagama Firing: June 2014



The Gustin anagama was fired during this past June in South Dartmouth, MA. Here are pieces from the unloading...

Bud Vase (J14G01)

Bud Vase (J14G02)

Bud Vase (J14G03)

Bud Vase (J14G04)

Bud Vase (J14G05)

Bud Vase (J14G06)

Chawan (J14G01)

Chawan (J14G02)

Guinomi (J14G01)

Hikidashi Guinomi (J14G02)

Guinomi (J14G03)

Guinomi (J14G04)

Guinomi (J14G05)

Guinomi (J14G06)

Guinomi (J14G07)

Katakuchi (J14G01)

Kogo (J14G01)

Chaire (J14G01)

Tokkuri (J14G01)

Tokkuri (J14G02)

Tokkuri (J14G03)

Yunomi (J14G01)