One of my favorite songs is Kate Bush's 50 Words for Snow - basically a list in song. And posted on my wall I have a list, cut out from a newspaper long ago, of 100 words for precipitation. I like lists. Perhaps I learned list love (or list lust) from my mom, Eleanor, who … Continue reading word orbs 12.3.2020
The vases I started a few months ago are all finally out of the kiln. If you'd like to read about how these vases were made, take a look at this post. Below are photos of the finished vases, which I'm delighted with. They're all available for purchase here.
This is my second of two posts about art I saw in Denver, Colorado during my visit there last month. For this year's visit, the only art museum or gallery I went to was the Denver Art Museum. I was lucky to be there for a small contemporary Japanese ceramics exhibit titled "From the Fire." … Continue reading Colorado art redux, 2017, round 2 11.30.2017
Here's another new bowl design that I plan to make more of. Instead of making it on a potter's wheel, I squeezed coils of clay together. This "hand-building" makes for a bowl that isn't perfectly round, isn't perfectly smooth, plus I purposefully formed the top edge to be uneven. Something about the imperfect quality attracts … Continue reading new bowl 2.2.2017