While traveling through the Gila Wilderness area in New Mexico, Roslyn Fassett drove into the valley of the Mimbres people. Always having been attracted by tribal art, she focused on Mimbres pottery. Their polychrome clay bowls are greatly valued today. Rediscovered in the last century, valued and looted, the designs illustrate aspects of their everyday lives, ritual and otherworldly beliefs.
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BY CLIVE BOWEN
@ VOL 1
ON SEP 22, 2012
Potter Clive Bowen recounts his journey from his years at Cardiff College of Art, where he pursued painting and etching. He held several positions after school which led to his focus of earthenware pottery. He shows slides of his work, and explains why he loves the forms and techniques which appear most frequently in his craftwork.
The Pottery Workshop
BY DRYDEN WELLS
@ VOL 21
ON APR 11, 2013
"Our cornerstone workshop is located in a place called Jingdezhen, which is known as the place where porcelain was invented during the Song Dynasty."
In "The Pottery Workshop" from PechaKucha Night Shanghai Vol. 21, Dryden Wells talks about The Pottery Workshop -- a ceramics-making community and business located in Jingdezhen. Dryden goes over the history of the work space, and the vast array of programs it runs. The studio offers a variety of ceramics classes, and regularly hosts arts events for the local populace.
Chihei - Playful Porcelain
BY ANITA WING YI CHU
@ VOL 16
ON MAY 25, 2013
Chihei is a community arts project combining the traditional art of handpainted porcelain with new and playful visuals. Anita Wing Yi Chu and Carman Ka Man Ching, 2 of the company's members, share some of their products and the themes behind them, as well as their community events.
David Taylor Pottery
BY DAVID TAYLOR
Potter, David Taylor, from Nashville shows his work and discusses his creative process. He first started pottery at Vanderbilt community classes and Mid-South Ceramics. He continues this hobby now as a student of Vince Pitelka at the Appalachian Center for Craft in Smithville, TN.
The Vegetable Store
BY ERICA EYRES
@ VOL 27
ON APR 12, 2016
Erica Eyres lives and works in Glasgow.
Eyres graduated with a MFA from Glasgow School of Art in 2004. She has had solo exhibitions at CCA, Glasgow and the Kunsthaus, Erfurt, with selected group exhibitions including PS1, New York; Plug In ICA, Winnipeg; and The Akureyri Art Museum, Akureyri, Iceland.
In this presentation Erica speaks about her project The Vegetable Store at Fireworks Studio, a pottery shop that was turned into a ceramic fruit and vegetable store.