Kenji Uranishi left the countryside of Japan in 2004 to set up shop in Brisbane, Australia and be with his … 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.
The simplicity and clarity of Ann Van Hoey’s work—both in process and in the finished, seemingly weightless forms—are the equivalent … Read More
Tom Jaszczak’s ceramic surfaces are deep and inviting. The combination of bold graphic lines with bright colors over subtle, earth-toned … Read More
The deliberate pairing of animal and environment is the strength of DeRocchi’s work. A seamless flow of visual information, typical … Read More
Gottuso’s confident yet indecipherable “script” resides somewhere between calligraphy and graffiti—a sort of hybrid narrative frieze. The forms are subtle … Read More
Morling’s life-sized tools and nostalgic objects create activity and movement through her handling of clay and the drawn lines on … Read More
Hansen’s work has a great sense of being sturdy and full of purpose. The surfaces of the pots evoke wear … Read More
Moh’s minimal, well-proportioned, accessible forms showcase his striking glazes while also maintaining a focus on utility. The glazes are seductive, … Read More
In Clemo’s work, the historical ornamentation, once created, is distorted through the making process, reacting to the form as it … Read More
It has been nearly two years since a devastating earthquake and tsunami hit northern Japan. After the disaster, we posted … Read More