Working Thoughts

The stoneware “carriers” and porcelain “tablets” are objects representing an ongoing dialogue I have had with a few simple ideas revolving around order/symmetry, containment/community, and history/weight…

Utilitarian Clay: Celebrate the Object

The following is a response to gwendolyn yoppolo’s inquiry into the process of selecting presenters of the Utilitarian Clay: Celebrate The Object Symposium, held every four years at the Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts in Gatlinburg, TN…

Acknowledging Mentors

When considering the subject of mentoring, I realize my working definition is centered more on intangible qualities associated with teaching, rather than a set of prescribed criteria. Avoiding the obvious impulse to go to the dictionary, I prefer to stay with an understanding rooted in personal experience and…