Planning Events for Potters | Catie Miller | Episode 322

Catie Miller | Episode 322

After graduating from Minnesota State University Moorhead with a BFA in ceramics and a BS in art education, Miller was chosen for a two-year artist residency at Red Star Studios in Kansas City, Missouri, where she refined her ceramic practice. Her artwork has been exhibited nationally and internationally, and included in publications such as Ceramics Monthly. Since her return to North Dakota, she continues to embrace many opportunities to work within the art community teaching and coordinating classes for artists of all ages. She currently works as a studio potter from her home studio in Fargo, North Dakota.

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Launched and Looking | Liana Agnew | Episode 321

Liana Agnew | Episode 321

Liana Agnew was born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA. She received her BFA in Ceramics and a BSE in Art Education from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in 2015. She has exhibited nationally in galleries such as Red Star Studios, The Clay Studio of Philadelphia, Workhouse Gallery, Charlie Cummings Gallery, the Erie Art Museum, the Milwaukee Institute of Art, the Morean Center for Clay, Hudgens Art Center, and more. In summer of 2015, Agnew received a scholarship to attend a residency at Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts. During the 2015-2016 year she completed a residency at Brockway Center for Arts and Technology. Liana is currently a full time resident artist at Morean Center for Clay in Saint Petersburg, FL for the 2016-2017 year.

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The Student Became The Teacher | Molly Sanyour | Episode 320

Molly Sanyour | Episode 320

Molly Sanyour picked up wheel throwing in her junior year in college and Molly hasn’t stopped since. Molly’s current job, teaching high school ceramics, allows her the opportunity to constantly explore new ways of creating with clay and she just loves it! It was until this job, and teaching beginners, that Molly really began to thrive as an artist.

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From a Garage to a Barn… A Potter’s Story | Ulrika Weijmer | Episode 319

Ulrika Weijmer | Episode 319

Ulrika Weijmer is a potter situated in Varberg, in the west coast of Sweden. Her first contact with clay was in 1982. Since then she never stopped learning and exploring the possibilities of clay. At first she worked as a journalist but for the last 10 years she is a full time potter. She has a large studio in an old bulls stable in the country side. Ulrika works mostly with stoneware and porcelain but also raku and sawdust firings.

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Having a Message | Isaac Scott | Episode 318

Isaac Scott | Episode 318

Isaac Scott is an Artist working and living in Seattle, WA. Isaac has been working with clay for over 9 years and his work is thrown on the potter’s wheel and decorated with silkscreen images of himself and people/places that inspires him. The goal of Isaac’s work is to inspire and uplift.

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Branding for the Small Business | Lainey Fink Scott | Episode 317

Lainey Fink Scott | Episode 317

Lainey Fink Scott is a ceramicist and designer based on Martha’s Vineyard, Massachussetts. She graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design with a BFA in Graphic Design. There she enrolled in a ceramics class and fell in love with clay. After working with design firms in NYC and Boston, she teamed up with her husband/design partner, Ben Scott to form Bluerock Design. After moving to Martha’s Vineyard Lainey’s life shifted—she got back on the wheel and transformed her basement into a pottery workspace. While running Bluerock, her ceramics business has grown. This has allowed Lainey to hone her focus—creating structurally functional pieces that can be utilized every day. You can find Lainey most days arms deep in clay—throw, trim, glaze, repeat.

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Pottery, Pets, and People | Hadley Sedgwick | Episode 316

Hadley Sedgwick | Episode 316

Hadley Sedgwick is the owner, maker, and designer behind Hadley Clay Studio. Since 2009 Hadley has been creating custom pet mugs from her studio on a little island off the coast of Georgia. Hadley has a passion for animals, fascinated by color, and is a sucker for good design.

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A Niche Clay Story- Vantiki | Henrik Van Ryzin | Episode 315

Henrik Van Ryzin | Episode 315

Henrik Van Ryzin & Denise Van Ryzin make a variety of faux artifacts inspired by Polynesian Pop, adventure, exploration, and South Seas Mystery. Former Hollywood Artists (Henrik worked in Makeup FX, Denise in editing), they founded VanTiki Studio in 2001.

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A Ceramicist Changes Countries | Daisy Cooper | Episode 314

Daisy Cooper | Episode 314

After taking an evening class in ceramics, Daisy Cooper’s practice has become mainly self taught. Daisy has also trained herself in the fine arts. Growing up in Scotland influences Daisy’s work while searching for a sense of wilderness through form and colour and allowing each piece to bare the marks of the making process.

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A Walk Through the Event | OPA | Episode 313

OPA | Episode 313

The Oregon Potters Association has been a powerhouse her in the Pacific Northwest. With an entirely volunteer staff this organization has been able to put together the United States largest ceramic show called, Ceramic Showcase. The Ceramic Showcase has been an annual show that attracts collectors from all over the Northwest and beyond. Some of the nation’s best potters and ceramic artists show and sell their work at this event. So I walked around the event and recorded a few conversations.Continue reading