|Pots of the Week
- Rimas Visgirda - Lithuanian-American
potter working with decals and onglazes.
- Anne Hirondelle - Soda
ash glazed sculptural stoneware vessels
- Vipoo Srivilasa - Thai-Australia
ceramic artist, making works reminiscent of West Coast Funk.
- Adelaide Alsop Robineau -
An American art deco ceramist, famous for her 'Scarab Vase'.
- David Gilhooly - talks about
his first Frog Pot and the secret life of Frogs.
- Gary Wornell - a diverse Canadian
artist living in Finland
- Ursula Scheid - a contemporary
German artist potter working in stoneware.
- Vivienne Foley - a successful
studio potter based in London
- Pippin Drysdale - stylish
and colorful vessels by an Australian artist-potter.
- Early Japanese Pottery - shards
from the earliest pottery vessels known in the world, about 16,000
years old, have been found at the Kamino site in southwestern
- Lucy Lewis - famous Native American
potter of the Acoma Pueblo, in America's southwest.
- Minerva Chango - a Venezuelan
potter making functional woodfired work with a sculptural flavor.
- Portland Vase - a famous 'Black
Basalt' vase by English ceramic innovator Josiah Wedgwood.
- Astrid Gerhartz - German potter
working in fine porcelain; also uses watersoluble metal salts.
- Hans Coper - an influential modernist
ceramist with a 'continental' sensibility.
- Claude Champy - a potter working
in the best of French ceramic traditions.
- Ruth Duckworth - well-known
resident American artist with a distinct aesthetic.
- Rudi Staffel - famous for his
'Light Gatherer' porcelain pieces, Staffel is an accomplished
- Les Lawrence - A master of
screenprinting on clay and inventor of novel ways of making decals.
- Peter Voulkos - An American
icon and father of expressionism in American ceramics.
- Yixing - the traditional Chinese
red stoneware teapot, now as sought after in the West as in the
- Jeroen Bechtold - a Dutch potter
in the heart of Amsterdam
- Thomas Toft - The Toft family
is said to have made their distinctive slipwares in 17th C Staffordshire.
But is there more to it than meets the eye?
- Peter Callas - an American potter
who has been influenced by the Japanese woodfiring tradition,
as well as the work of his friend and collaborator Peter Voulkos.
- Joseph Ekberg - Swedish Art
Nouveau designer who worked for the Gustavsberg Porcelain Factory
from 1897 until 1945.
- Bernard Leach - the grand old
master of English pottery at his best - a beautifully shaped bottle
vase from with wavy lines that enhance the form.
- Tony Ferguson - American potter,
master in the art of Anagama firing, in his own words.
- Dorothy Feibelman - makes
vessels of delicately patterned clay using a technique known as
- Bodil Manz - Danish eggshell porcelain.
- Ah Leon - Yixing meets contemporary
- Xing Liangkun - a prolific Chinese
potter, who not only makes pottery, but collects, writes and has
developed many ceramics-related patents.
- Raymond Elozua - is a contemporary
American artist famous for his deconstructed vessels and other
- Gary Molitor - is a California
based artist working in clay, mixed media and in 2D media.
- Ken Ferguson - is a distinguished,
innovative American studio potter, who taught for many years at
Kansas City Art Institute. His students include many successful
- Fujisan - is one of
Japans most revered Raku Tea Bowls, made by Hon'ami Koetsu around
- Jean François Fouilhoux
- is a contemporary French studio potter melding the traditional
Chinese celadon glaze with a typically French free-form aesthetic.
- Grayson Perry
- is a British ceramist, visual artist & writer, who uses
pottery as a weapon for social criticism.