Clay Times Back Issues Vol. 21 Issue 99 - Winter/Spring 2015 - Page 5

➤ Clay contents ® T I M E S WINTER / SPRING 2015 Volume 21 • Issue 99 Cover photo: Earthenware Watering Can by Nick Moen of Asheville, North Carolina. 9" x 10" x 3½". Cover inset photo: Red and Black Lidded Jar by Colby Sweetser of Huntington, West Virginia. Cone 6 stoneware; 9½" x 6" x 6". Both works were recently on display in the 22nd Strictly Functional Pottery National exhibition. Story begins on page 14. features ➤ 24 Building the Gulf Breeze Arch, Part 2 of 2 Peter King concludes this series on basic techniques for handbuilding large-scale architectural art with clay slabs and additions. [Note: Peter’s wife and ceramics partner, Xinia Marín, is pictured in many of the photos in this article and in Part One (CT Vol. 20, issue 98). Part One failed to properly credit Xinia as Peter’s ceramics partner; nor did it note her experience as a former ceramics professor at the University of Costa Rica. Peter King holds a phD in Fine Arts.] ➤ 31 Fired Works 10th Anniversary Show & Sale Echoes Centuries of Georgia Folk Pottery 2015 marks the 10th Anniversary of Fired Works, the Macon Arts Alliance’s annual festival promoting the rich history of claywork in Georgia and the Southeast. Take a sneak peek into this year’s special 10-day event, thanks to the Macon Arts Alliance (who arranged CT’s advance tour of the venue and nearby folk potteries). Detail, completed Gulf Breeze Arch installation. ➤ 40 Leanna Carlson’s “Angel Clay” Born and raised in a part of Canada with a solid tradition of pottery making, Leanna Carlson has staked her claim to a local vein of clay she now digs, throws, and wood-fires on a regular basis. exhibit 14 Strictly Functional Pottery National No matter how you slice it, a hunk of clay yields so many possibilities when placed in the hands of different people! Check out the inspiring variety of functional works selected by juror Christa Assad for SFPN’s recent annual showing of utilitarian clayworks. Mug by Dawn Dishaw, featured in the 22nd Annual SFPN Show. 5 ® contents TIMES Clay WINTER / SPRING 2015 Volume 21 • Issue 99 Cover photo: Earthenware Watering Can by Nick Moen of Asheville, North Carolina. 9" x 10" x 3½". Cover inset photo: Red and Black Lidded Jar by Colby Sweetser of Huntington, West Virginia. Cone 6 stoneware; 9½" x 6" x 6". Both works were recently on display in the 22nd Strictly Functional Pottery National exhibition. Story begins on page 14. features ➤ 24 Building the Gulf Breeze Arch, Part 2 of 2 Peter King concludes this series on basic techniques for handbuilding large-scale architectural art with clay slabs and additions. [Note: Peter’s wife and ceramics partner, Xinia Marín, is pictured in many of the photos in this article and in Part One (CT Vol. 20, issue 98). Part One failed to properly credit Xinia as Peter’s ceramics partner; nor did it note her experience as a former ceramics professor at the University of Costa Rica. Peter King holds a phD in Fine Arts.] ➤ 31 Fired Works 10th Anniversary Show & Sale Echoes Centuries of Georgia Folk Pottery 2015 marks the 10th Anniversary of Fired Works, the Macon Arts Alliance’s annual festival promoting the rich history of claywork in Georgia and the Southeast. Take a sneak peek into this year’s special 10-day event, thanks to the Macon Arts Alliance (who arranged CT’s advance tour of the venue and nearby folk potteries). Detail, completed Gulf Breeze Arch installation. ➤ 40 Leanna Carlson’s “Angel Clay” Born and raised in a part of Canada with a solid tradition of pottery making, Leanna Carlson has staked her claim to a local vein of clay she now digs, throws, and wood-fires on a regular basis. exhibit ➤ 14 Strictly Functional Pottery National No matter how you slice it, a hunk of clay yields so many possibilities when placed in the hands of different people! Check out the inspiring variety of functional works selected by juror Christa Assad for SFPN’s recent annual showing of utilitarian clayworks. Mug by Dawn Dishaw, featured in the 22nd Annual SFPN Show. 5