May 2014 • Table of Contents

Focus: Emerging Artists

There is, at the end of the day, a larger issue that we all have in common—like the weather—that influences how we approach ceramics, and that is how to find a way to ignore all of these details and just focus on our clay work and produce work that we are proud of and that represents us in the world—which, after all, is the start and end of all of this. We have this question in common, but the solutions are as different as each of us. -Sherman Hall, Editor.

On the cover: Lauren Mabry's cylinder, 13 in. (33 cm) in height, red earthenware, slips, glaze, 2012.

In This Issue

Exposure: Images from current and upcoming exhibitions.
Clay Culture: Saving Jingdezhen
by Yuqian Chen
Clay Culture: Ceramics and Biochem by the American Ceramic Society staff. Image copyright FIM Biotech GmbH.
Studio Visit: Justin Rothshank,
Goshen, Indiana
Wayne Higby: Geographies of a Mind
by Peter Held
Albert Pfarr: Equilibrium
by Kathleen Whitney
Kirk Mangus and Sebastian Moh
Reviewed by Anthony Merino
Emerging Artists 2014
Techno File: Bloating
by Dave Finkelnburg
Tips and Tools: Sanding Bow
by John Dadmun
Recipes: High-fire/atmospheric glazes: Caterina Roma and Bill Wilkey. Low-fire to mid-range slips and glazes: Lauren Mabry and YunWook Mun
Spotlight: Looking Back, Finding Threads
by Ben Krupka
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