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Supporting the arts, one piece at a time

It must have been when I was 16 or 17 that I bought my first piece of art with an awareness that I was buying art. I’d known my mother’s friend, Nancy, much of my life, first in Europe, then … Continue reading

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Rollo May’s “The Nature of Creativity,” Part 2

Existentialist psychologist Rollo May discusses the creative process in his work, The Nature of Creativity. Previously, I covered May’s definition of creativity and if you haven’t seen that post, you can find it here.  —  “Let us now inquire into … Continue reading

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Rollo May’s “The Nature of Creativity,” Part 1

Last night, I got up around 1 a.m., as I was having trouble sleeping. I started reading from where I had left off with Rollo May‘s The Courage to Create. Very interested in the creative process and the act of … Continue reading

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Japan: Earthquake, Tsunami, Pottery & Disaster Relief

Natural catastrophes can strike at any time. People faced with such calamity were going about their daily business moments before. What has happened and is happening is almost unimaginable. Japan’s earthquake has been upgraded to 9-points on the Richter scale … Continue reading

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art/r/evolution: avant-garde ceramics exhibition

art/r/evolution, a ceramics exhibit hosted by cutting edge Italian artistas will be making its way across the globe from now till 2014. The grand opening took place in Paris last year and the exhibit will leave Gdansk at the end … Continue reading

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Obituary of Glenn Nelson: Artist, mentor and author

“Clay is the very common but unique material that makes ceramics possible.” — Glenn Nelson. Yesterday, I came upon Mr. Nelson’s obituary from the Tweed Museum of Art site. His seminal work, Ceramics: A Potter’s Handbook, was my bible at … Continue reading

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Jane Street Clayworks wants your story ideas!

Hi, there! Today, I’m storyboarding and I would like to add your story ideas to the list I’m compiling. What would you like to see or read on Jane Street Clayworks…related to ceramics or the creative process? Want to know … Continue reading

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