Monthly Archives: November 2018

Artist Spotlight: Melissa Mencini

Posted on November 13, 2018

It really is the rare bird who can traipse back and forth between the world of sculpture and functional pottery with ease. Perhaps therein lies the misconception, “ease” plays no part in it. Rather a dedication to content and artisanship are the constant companion to a maker who keeps every tool sharpened and at the ready to explore and express...

Posted in Artist Services, Community Interviews, Sales Gallery

It’s hot! It’s fast! It’s FLASHY!

Posted on November 8, 2018

It’s Raku, an ancient Japanese tradition modified over centuries and across borders to become something of a standard experience for entry level ceramic students. Raku has borne the critical rebuke familiar to other flashy finishes across various industries, think about ruffles, velvet, red lipstick, sequins, or glitter. However, in the right...

Posted in Community Interviews, Education