“Identity Unknown” book 7.26.2018

“Identity Unknown” book 7.26.2018

I recently finished reading Identity Unknown: Rediscovering Seven American Women Artists, written by Donna Seaman. Published in early 2017, I borrowed it from my local library. Seaman includes seven female artists: Louise Nevelson, Gertrude Abercrombie, Lois Maillou Jones, Ree Morton, Joan Brown, Christina Ramberg, and Lenore Tawney. I'd heard of most of these artists, either from [...]

poem 7.5.2018

Remember That to have the eyes of an artist, That can be enough, The ear of a poet, That can be enough. The soul of a human just pointed in the direction of the divine, that can be more than enough. I tell you this to remind myself. Every gesture is an act of creation. [...]

glaze test 6.7.2018

glaze test 6.7.2018

I bought a few new containers of Amaco Potters Choice glazes, and decided I'd like to try and combine the glazes to see what happens when they're layered. Ceramists often experiment with these "glaze tests." The plate is one I made from a rolled-out slab of clay. After the bisque firing, I layered 6 glazes, [...]