An Interview with Justin Rothshank

In this interview, Justin Rothshank discusses the path to his successful career as a potter, being ones own boss, social justice, mentors and more! Have a look and then check out his new video Soda Firing Earthenware!

Runtime: 22 minutes

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Justin Rothshank

About the Artist

Prior to moving back to his hometown of Goshen, Indiana, in 2009, to become a full-time studio potter, Justin Rothshank co-founded the Union Project, a nonprofit arts organization located in Pittsburgh, PA. Justin’s ceramic work has been exhibited and published nationally and internationally, including articles in Ceramics Monthly, American Craft, and Studio Potter. Justin was presented with an Award of Excellence by the American Craft Council in February 2009, and in 2007, he was recognized by Ceramics Monthly as an Emerging Artist. He has also been a presenter, panelist, visiting artist, and artist-in-residence at numerous universities, schools, conferences, and art centers throughout the United States and abroad. To learn more about Justin, please visit


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