I think most studio potters have at least a tiny bit of voyeuristic tendencies when it comes to the work … Read More
It is an exciting time to be a ceramic artist! The ceramics field is thriving as access to information and inspiration becomes more available. You’ve come to the right place to see how contemporary ceramic artists are taking the lessons from old traditions and shaping their work for the future.
In these articles, selected by the editors of Ceramics Monthly, Pottery Making Illustrated, and Ceramic Arts Daily, you’ll meet some of the most talented and famous ceramic artists working today. You’ll find out about their inspirations, methods, as well as the challenges affecting contemporary clay artists and potters and see examples of some of the best ceramic art being made today. You’ll also pick up valuable advice on how to run your pottery business from working clay artists who have made it work.
Get to know famous ceramic artists like Erin Furimsky with a glimpse inside her ceramic art studio. Learn how Molly Hatch launched a successful design career with a major upscale retailer. Get insights into finding the ideal ceramic arts job or tips on how to start a pottery business from ceramic artists who have figured it out. In these archives, you’ll learn from both ceramic sculpture artists and contemporary pottery artists, so no matter where your interests lie, we’ve got you covered!
Ever wish you had guidance on how to price your pottery? Are you charging enough? How do you even figure out your hourly earnings? Clay artist Mea Rhee figured out how to price pottery through her hourly earnings research and shares tips that are invaluable to any ceramic artist trying to figure out. Want advice on packing ceramics for shipping, we’ve got you covered! Ceramic artist and gallery owner Charlie Cummings knows what works and what doesn’t, and gives the best advice for packing pottery to safely ship wherever you need it to go.
Most of us ceramic artists know there are some dangers inherent in the art form we have chosen – from … Read More
One day I will have a studio with high ceilings and walls of windows next to a fjord in Norway. … Read More
We haven’t posted a pottery studio visit in a while, so when I saw the lovely former one-room-schoolhouse studio of … Read More
Wondering how much money you actually make selling pots—after accounting for labor, materials, show fees, marketing, selling, packing, shipping, travel, … Read More
Probably every aspiring ceramic artist has pondered at great lengths how to make pottery their full time gig. It’s not … Read More
Imagine you are a student and you are required to make a large pot using 22 pounds of clay. Now … Read More
Despite the fact that our passion for clay runs deep, we were probably not born knowing we wanted to be … Read More
Hopefully you haven’t already learned this the hard way, but if you make and sell pots, you can’t afford to … Read More