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Focus: Emerging Artists

If you look closely at this year’s Emerging Artists, you’ll see the creative successes first, and even though the artists themselves intend this, I challenge you to look further than that and look for the hard work. —Sherman Hall, Editor

On the cover: Cornucopia 09-Y3, 20 in. (52 cm) in diameter, clay and cast glass, by Etsuko Tashima, 2009. Photo: Taku Saiki.

In This Issue

Techno File: Flameware by David PierClay Culture: History of the World in 100 Objects by Holly GoringClay Culture: The Leach Pottery, 1952

Clay Culture: Tile, Tile Everywhere by Jessica KnappStudio Visit: Munemitsu Taguchi, Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaOn the Pursuit of Beauty: Etsuko Tashima by Naomi Tsukamoto

Best Practices for a Safe and Healthy Studio by Lilia Chen MS, CIH; Jessica Ramsey, MS; Scott Brueck, MS, CIH; Maureen Niemeier, BBAGlaze: Oil Spot and Hare’s Fur Glazes by John BrittSpotlight: Sustainable Studio by Lee Akins

Emerging Artists

Aaron Tennessee Benson, Helena, Montana ; Douglas Peltzman, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Mike Jabbur, Santa Fe, New Mexico; Angelique Tassistro, Asheville, North Carolina; Guy Michael Davis and Katie Parker, Cincinnati, Ohio ; Myungjin Kim, Torrance, California ; Kip O’Krongly, Minneapolis, Minnesota; Yoko Sekino-Bové, Washington, Pennsylvania ; Peter Christian Johnson, La Grande, Oregon ; Cary Weigand, Jacksonville, Oregon ; Courtney Murphy, Helena, Montana ; Adam Welch, New York, New York; Darien Johnson, Buffalo, New York ; Kala Stein, Alfred, New York; Meredith Host, Kansas City, Missouri

Departments

Letters
Exposure
Tips and Tools
Call for Entries