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Munemitsu Taguchi

Posted on July 12, 2012

Munemitsu Taguchi is featured as one of our March Artists of the Month. For this show, on view March 1 - April 1, Taguchi sent in all new work and asked that we send his old work back. I spoke with him about his new line of work.

NCC: What do you think are the biggest markers of this transition--new forms, new...

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Sanam Emami

Posted on July 12, 2012

Sanam Emami is a year-round gallery artist represented by Northern Clay Center’s Sales Gallery. She is an Iranian-born American who is currently a professor at Colorado State University. I spoke with Sanam to satisfy our curiosity about how she creates her surfaces. The interview, however, went well beyond talk of process to include the history...

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Matt Kelleher

Posted on May 5, 2011

Northern Clay Center gallery artist Matt Kelleher used to soda fire stoneware to cone 10, but recently sent in a shipment of cone 3 soda-fired earthenware. I spoke to him about this technical change and the challenges and benefits it has presented so far.

NCC: What was the impetus for you to go from cone 10 stoneware to cone 3...

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Flower Bricks

Posted on April 12, 2011

On April 14th, Northern Clay Center hosted the Minnesota Ichibana Society here to demonstrate flower arranging.  In light of this event, I looked around the gallery at all our assorted flower vases and flower bricks. I thought to myself, what is the history behind a flower brick? How is it different from a vase?  Below is an interview with two...

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