Features in this Issue

Focus: Pots and Function

Several potters included in the 2009 Strictly Functional Pottery National discuss their pieces in the exhibition-from teapots to egg trays, from the kitchen to the living room, from concept to execution: Nicholas Bivins, Red Lodge, Montana; Birdie Boone, Helena, Montana; Lisa Buck, Afton, Minnesota; Jessica Caccamo, Ballston Lake, New York; Julie Crosby, Trumansburg, New York; Tina Gebhart, Berea, Kentucky; Susan Kennedy, Waco, Texas; Shadow May, Chattanooga, Tennessee; Matthew McGovern, Glen Arbor, Michigan; Maureen Mills, Portsmouth, New Hampshire; Drew Nicklas, Seattle, Washington.

On the cover: Tina Gebhart teapot

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