Winter Warmers Annual Invitational and Juried Cup Show

at Good Earth Pottery ( in Bellingham, Washington, January 1–31.

1 Ishara Sweeney’s Traveling Companion Mug, 3¼ in. (8 cm) in height, soda-fired stoneware, gold luster, 2022. 2 Adriana Christianson’s mug, 3¾ in. (10 cm) in height, porcelain, underglaze, clear liner glaze, fired to cone 10 in an electric kiln, 2022. 3 Yuko Suzuki’s sake cup, 2¼ in. (6 cm) in height, Awaji porcelain, mishima, fired to cone 5, 2022. 4 Michelle Ettrick’s Fresh Mug, 5 in. (13 cm) in height, wheel-thrown stoneware, hand-drawn image, fired to cone 6, 2022. 5 Rekha Srinivasan’s mug, 3½ in. (13 cm) in height, wood-fired stoneware, 2022. Photos: Ann Marie Cooper.

50 Bowls, 50 States, 50 Woodfires: Elaine Olafson Henry

at Belger Crane Yard Gallery ( in Kansas City, Missouri, through January 7.

1 Elaine Olafson Henry’s bowls, to 6 in. (15 cm) in height; wood-fired porcelain; left to right: fired in South Carolina, Texas, Utah; 2018. Photo: Belger Arts.

Peter Callas: An Enduring Legacy

at Belger Crane Yard Gallery ( in Kansas City, Missouri, through January 7.

1 Peter Callas’ vase, 10 in. (25 cm) in diameter, wood-fired stoneware, shino, 2021. 2 Peter Callas’ Barn Owl, 13 in. (33 cm) in width, wood-fired stoneware, 2018. Collection of John and Anna Sergeant.

Triumph and Catastrophe

at the CLAY Museum of Ceramic Art Denmark ( in Middelfart, Denmark, through May 29. 

1  View of Morten Løbner Espersen’s installed works. 2 Morten Løbner Espersen’s Terra Nullius (yellow), 2019. Photo: Ole Akhøj.

Luxury and Passion: Inventing French Porcelain

at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art ( in Kansas City, Missouri, through August 12, 2024. 

1 Vincennes Porcelain Manufactory’s tankard, 6 in. (15 cm) in height, soft-paste porcelain, gilding, circa 1753. 2 Saint-Cloud Porcelain Manufactory’s potpourri jar and cover, 7⅞ in. (20 cm) in height, soft-paste porcelain, 1730–1740.

Cary Weigand

at Radius Gallery ( in Missoula, Montana, January 20–February 25. 

1 Cary Weigand’s Alice and her horse rose, 22 in. (56 cm) in height, handbuilt cone-6 Hagi porcelain, stains, glazes, fired in an electric kiln, oil paint, acrylic paint, wood base, 2022. Photo: Radius Gallery.

Matt Wedel: Phenomenal Debris

at the Toledo Museum of Art ( in Toledo, Ohio, through April 2. 

1 Matt Wedel’s Large Fruit Landscape, 6 ft. (1.8 m) in height, stoneware, 2018. Courtesy of the artist and L.A. Louver, Los Angeles. Photo: Jeff McLane.

Conversing in Clay: Ceramics from the LACMA Collection

at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art ( in Los Angeles, California through May 21, 2023.

1 Paul Scott’s California Wildfires, 2019, partially erased “Beauty Spots of California” souvenir plate altered with in-glaze screen-printed decals. Copyright Paul Scott. 2 Unknown maker, Hanging Flower Vessel, Momoyama period, 1573–1615. Gift of Camilla Chandler Frost. 3 Unknown maker, posset pot with crown cover; Lambeth, England; circa 1685.

4 Adam Silverman’s untitled, 2007. Copyright by and gift of Adam Silverman. 5 Roberto Lugo’s LA: A Century of Gangsta, 2018. Gift of Wexler Gallery and the artist. Copyright Roberto Lugo. 6 Unknown maker, Ruins, Merchant’s Exchange, circa 1820–1840.

7 Elyse Pignolet’s Trophy Wife, 2019. Gift of Debbie and Mark Attanasio and Kelly and Steve McLeod through the 2021 Decorative Arts and Design Acquisitions Committee (DA²). Copyright Elyse Pignolet. 8 Karl Müller for Union Porcelain Works’ Century vase, circa 1876. 9 Steven Young Lee’s Jar with Tiger and Clouds, 2019. Gift of Debbie and Mark Attanasio and Kelly and Steve McLeod through the 2021 Decorative Arts and Design Acquisitions Committee (DA²). Copyright Steven Young Lee. 10 Unknown maker, Jar with Dragon and Clouds, Joseon dynasty (1392–1910), 18th century. Photos: Copyright Museum Associates/LACMA.

In Celebration of Mugs

at The Craft Centre and Design Gallery Leeds ( in Leeds, UK, January 14–April 15.

1 Charlotte Morrison’s Meadow Pattern Mug and Espresso Cup, to 4⅓ in. (11 cm) in height, porcelain. Photo: Steve Christian Photography.

2 Sophie MacCarthy’s mug with birds, tree, and leaves motif, 4¾ in. (12 cm) in length, earthenware, painted slips, stencils, wax resist. 3 Karen Atherley’s Green Figurative Teapot, 9¾ in. (25 cm) in length, earthenware. Photo: Olivia Warren.

4 Chris Keenan’s 2 x Cup and Saucer, 4⅓ in. (11 cm) in height, Limoges porcelain, tenmoku and celadon glazes. Photo: Michael Harvey. 5 Adam Frew’s mug slip trail, 3⅛ in. (8 cm) in diameter, porcelain.

6 Helen Harrison Ceramics’ cups, 4 in. (10 cm) in diameter, porcelain.

Eternal Currents: New Work by Hayashi Kaku

at Joan B Mirviss LTD ( in New York, New York, through January 13.

1 Hayashi Kaku’s Prayer: Page of the Day, 12¼ in. (31 cm) in height, glazed stoneware, 2022. 2 Hayashi Kaku’s Beyond: Ambition, 19¾ in. (50 cm) in width, glazed stoneware, 2022. Photos: Matsuno Makoto. Courtesy of Joan B Mirviss LTD.

Topics: Ceramic Artists