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Out of the Ashes

These wood fired pieces were selected for inclusion in "Out of the Ashes", a national exhibition showcasing contemporary wood fired ceramics. It is being held at Morean Center for Clay, St. Petersburg, FL. From approximately 200 entries, 55 works were chosen. The show opens on December 10th, 2016 and runs through January 30th, 2017.

Taiwan Chawan Expo

The international chawan expo is being held in Maioli,Taiwan this year, and there are two venues. The first is at the Northern Maioli Art Center, from November 1st - 10th, 2016. The second exhibition is being held at the National Taiwan Craft Research and Development Institute, also located in Maioli, from November 15th, 2016 - February 1st, 2017. These are the three wood fired kurinuki chawan I will have on display...

International Wood Fire Exhibition

These eight wood fired vessels are part of the "International Wood Fire Exhibition 2016", being held at Schaller Gallery, 210 State Street, Saint Joseph, MI. Juried by Phil Rogers, it runs from October 11th through early November. The show can be seen online by clicking on the News Heading above.

The Clay Cup

These three wood fired kurinuki cups were recently selected for "The Clay Cup: Vessel, Icon, Canvas". Juried by Dan Anderson, 74 cups were chosen out of a field of 206 entered. This exhibition is being held from October 24th - November 17th, 2016 in the George Caleb Bingham Gallery, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO. You can view this show by clicking on the News Heading above.

Chawan Expo Catalog Page

I recently recieved the proof copy for my page in the upcoming 18th International Chawan Expo's catalog, being held in Maioli, Taiwan...



This wood fired bud vase was recently selected for inclusion in "UnWedged", an exhibition of contemporary ceramic work, both functional and sculptural, from artists living in the United States, Mexico, and Canada.  This show will be held at Pottery Northwest's gallery, located in Seattle, WA, and will run from November 4 – 28, 2016. Sandy Simon, of TRAX Gallery, was the juror. Work selected for this exhibition can be seen by clicking on the News Heading above.


Cup: The Intimate Object XII

These five wood fired yunomi (cups) will be in "Cup: The Intimate Object XII" at the invitation of Charlie Cummings Gallery. The exhibition is October 1st through November 4th, and will be online for viewing and purchases at: The page with these cups can be accessed by clicking on the News Heading above.


UNF International Ceramics Exhibition

This wood fired guinomi (sake cup) was recently selected for inclusion in "University of North Florida International Ceramics Exhibition". This show runs September 1st - October 15th, 2016, and is being held in the UNF Gallery of Art, on the campus of the University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL.
An opening reception is planned for Thursday, September 1st, from 5pm-7pm.


Strictly Functional Pottery National

This wood fired katakuchi, or cold sake pourer, was recently chosen for exhibition in the 24th annual "Strictly Functional Pottery National". It was one of 110 pieces selected from over 850 works entered. The juror was Simon Leach. The exhibition dates are September 17th - October 22nd, 2016, with an opening reception being held on Friday, September 16th, from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm. Presented by Market House Craft Center, this exhibition will be showcased at Kevin Lehman's Pottery Gallery, 560 South Prince Street, Lancaster, PA. This year's exhibition can be seen online by clicking on the news heading above.

Visions In Clay

These two wood fired pieces were recently selected for inclusion in "Visions In Clay", being held at L. H. Horton, Jr. Gallery, San Joaquin Delta College, 5151 Pacific Avenue, Stockton, CA. from August 25th - September 16th, 2016. There will be a gallery reception on September 1st, from 5:00 - 7:00.

Clay National XI

These two wood fired pieces will be included in the Carbondale Clay Center's national juried and invitational exhibition "Clay National XI: Intimacy of Scale". This show runs August 5th - August 26th, 2016, and there will be an opening reception on Friday, August 5th from 6:00 - 8:00 pm. The Carbondale Clay Center is located at 135 Main Street, Carbondale, CO.

The Art of Drinking 2016

The wood fired katakuchi shown below will be exhibited in "Beakers, Cups, and Mugs: The Art of Drinking 2016". This is an juried international ceramics exhibition being held at Blue Dome Gallery, 307 N. Texas Street, Silver City, NM. from July 26th through September 15th, 2016.


Shapes of Influence

This wood fired chawan, or tea bowl, was recently selected for inclusion in the "Shapes of Influence" exhibition at the Springfield Art Association in Springfield, IL. The exhibition will run from August 5th through September 3rd. There will be a reception and awards ceremony on Friday, August 5th from 5:30 to 7:30 pm.