Energy Released: Ceramics by Ken Matsuzaki
at Pucker Gallery (www.puckergallery.com) in Boston, Massachusetts, through July 5.
1 Ken Matsuzaki’s vase, 9¼ in. (23 cm) in diameter, stoneware, Yohen natural-ash glaze.
Fine Choices 2020
at Pucker Gallery (www.puckergallery.com) in Boston, Massachusetts, through September 20.
1 Hideaki Miyamura’s octagon box, 13½ in. (34 cm) in height, porcelain, blue waves glaze. Photo: John Davenport.
2 Randy Johnston’s Ikebana vase, 14 in. (36 cm) in width, stoneware, copper glaze. Photo: John Davenport.
Ceramic Showcase Katrine Barber
at The Craft Centre and Design Gallery Leeds (www.craftcentreleeds.co.uk) in Leeds, UK, through summer 2020.
1 Katrine Barber’s Sea and Sky vessel, 18¾ in. (48 cm) in height, Ashraf Hanna Raku clay, cold finished. Photo: Amber Marler-Ross.
Cutting Edge Clay
at the Clay Center of New Orleans (www.nolaclay.org) in New Orleans, Louisiana, through June 27.
1 Eliza Au’s Hollow Oval, 7½ in. (19 cm) in length, press-molded ceramic, 2018.
2 Elaine Quave’s Anthropogenic Mountain Flower, 14 in. (36 cm) in height, 3D-printed stoneware, slip-cast and press-molded porcelain, wood fired, steel, 2019.
Here/Now: Contemporary Narrative and Form in the Yunomi
at Craft in America (www.craftinamerica.org) in Los Angeles, California, July 18–September 19.
1 Ashley Bevington’s Blue Poodle Yunomi, 4¼ in. (11 cm) in height, cone-6 porcelain, 2020.
2 Candice Methe’s untitled, 12 in. (30 cm) in length, black stoneware, slips, terra sigillata, glaze, 2020.
The Beast in Art: Between Reverence and Reference
at Galerie du Don at Le Don du Fel (www.ledondufel.com) in Le Fel, France, June 21–August 13.
1 Nichola Theakston’s Sacred Cow, 19½ in. (50 cm) in height, terra-cotta paper clay, slips, Ash mount.
The Wind of Change—The Contemporary Ceramics of Taiwan
at Baltimore Clayworks (https://baltimoreclayworks.org) in Baltimore, Maryland, through June 20.
1 Christine Yiting Wang’s Rebirth from the Fossil Specimens—The Abandoned Red Bricks, 19 in. (48 cm) in length, industrial bricks, porcelain, pigment, feldspar, iron powder, salt, 2018.
2 Shi-Hwa Lee’s Echo of Prosperity: Horned Lizard, 10 in. (25 cm) in length, porcelain, underglaze, glaze, 2019.
3 Fang-Yi Chu’s Pictograph Objects, 24 in. (61 cm) in height, clay, oxides, slips, painted wood panel, 2019.
4 Jhan-Jhu Hong’s Dreamy Twilight, 3 ft. 7 in. (1.1 m) in height, earthenware, 2019.
at Penland Gallery (http://penland.org/shop) in Penland, North Carolina, through July 5.
1 Yoonjee Kwak’s The Night of Counting Stars, 18 in. (46 cm) in height, porcelain, glaze, fired to cone 9, gold, 2019.
2 Justin Donofrio’s Two Shades, 4½ in. (11 cm) in width (each), colored porcelain, thrown on a banding wheel, liner glaze, fired to cone 10, 2019.
New Acquisitions from Julianne and David Armstrong
at the American Museum of Ceramic Art (www.amoca.org) in Pomona, California, through June 21.
1 Don Reitz’ Walking the Edges. Playing the Warp, Thinkin Serious about Thinkin Serious, I Guess I Won’t (560), 24 in. (61 cm) in width, earthenware, vitreous engobes, 1986–87. Photo: AMOCA/Paul Roach. Gift of Julianne and David Armstrong. Collection of AMOCA.
2 Robert Sperry’s untitled #833, 27¼ in. (69 cm) in diameter, stoneware, white crawl and black glazes, 1987. Photo: AMOCA/Paul Roach. Gift of Julianne and David Armstrong. Collection of AMOCA.
The 1930s Jazz Age Sculpture of Waylande Gregory
at Alfred Ceramic Art Museum (http://ceramicsmuseum.alfred.edu) in Alfred, New York, through July 26.
1 Waylande Gregory’s Nautch Dancer, 17 in. (43 cm) in height, glazed earthenware, circa 1930. Private collection.
Meissen—Porcelain Follies: Hidden Treasures from Swiss Collections
at Musée Ariana (www.ariana-geneve.ch) in Geneva, Switzerland, through September 6.
1 Bowl and saucer, porcelain, polychrome enamels, gold thread, 1735. Copyright Maurice Aeschimann. Collection of Hans-Rudolf Christen-Züst. Historical Museum Basel.
2 Pendulum with Elephant, 18 in. (46 cm) in height, Meissen porcelain, soft-paste porcelain, bronze mount, 1745. Photo: Christian Mitko, Munich. Private collection.
at River Gallery (www.rivergalleryarts.com) in Rocky River, Ohio, online beginning April 18th.
1 Kaname Takada’s vase, 16 in. (41 cm) in height, ceramic.
2 Sumiko Takada’s flower vases, 7 in. (18 cm) in height, earthenware, underglaze.
3 Amy Halko’s treats jar, 9 in. (23 cm) in height, porcelain.
4 Lynne Lofton’s cup set, 4 in. (10 cm) in height, earthenware.
Lynnette Hesser and Lynne Meade
at In Tandem Gallery (www.intandemgallery.com) in Bakersville, North Carolina, June 19–July 14.
1 Lynne Meade’s pierced bowl, 7 in. (18 cm) in diameter, wheel-thrown and pierced white stoneware, glaze, fired to cone 6.
Reuse: More Clay, Less Plastic
at Good Earth Pottery (www.goodearthpots.com) in Bellingham, Washington, July 1–31.
1 Shelly Stark’s bottle, 9 in. (23 cm) in height, soda-fired stoneware. Photo: Ann Marie Cooper.
Making In Between: Contemporary Chinese American Ceramics
at American Museum of Ceramic Art (www.amoca.org) in Pomona, California, through August 23.
1 Beth Lo’s Flood, 13 in. (33 cm) in height, porcelain, 2010.
2 Cathy Lu’s Peach Heads, 20 in. (51 cm) in height, ceramic, underglaze, luster, 2018.
3 Sin-ying Ho’s Temptation: Life of Goods No. 2, 5 ft. 8 in. (1.7 m) in height, porcelain, hand-painted cobalt pigment, high-fire underglaze, glaze, decal transfer, 2010.
4 Wanxin Zhang’s Twin Peaks, 28 in. (71 cm) in height, high-fired stoneware, glazes, decals, 2014.
5 Wanxin Zhang’s Tank Man (A 30-Year Anniversary Memory), 23 in. (58 cm) in height, high-fired stoneware, porcelain, 2019.
Time off/Time on
at Red Lodge Clay Center (www.redlodgeclaycenter.com) in Red Lodge, Montana, July 3–August 1.
1 Robbie Lobell’s set of casseroles, flameware, 2019. Photo: Cook on Clay.