Stories from the Pottery

Empty Bowls Helps Fill Community

No one’s crazy about the prospect of standing in line. Outside. In February. But Empty Bowls isn’t just any line. This line helps feed the community. Saturday...

Read more


Pete Pinnell knows vessels. With more than 35 years as a practicing artist and probably close to 100 columns for Clay Times Magazine, Pinnell was a...

Read more


Father Solanus Casey, the revered Detroit priest whose beatification Saturday brings him one step closer to sainthood, lived and died within five years and two miles...

Read more

Kiln Pad Pop-Up Suits Ben Teague

With Ben Teague’s artwork, both nothing and everything is what it seems. Teague himself playfully suggests that the prefix PARA- may be the best way to describe...

Read more

Marcia Hovland Demos at our October Second Saturday

Marcia Hovland’s artwork has a way of making people feel happy. Whether the playful bunnies that find their way onto many of her tiles and...

Read more

Exhibition Artists Find Serendipity in Soda and Wood FIrings

Brett Gray Cup Trio   It takes more than the happenstance commonly attributed to serendipity to achieve the masterful glaze outcomes artists Brett Gray and Kevin...

Read more

Troy Bungart Brush-Making Workshop and Kiln Pad Pop-Up

Ceramicist and brush maker Troy Bungart isn’t out to compete with $5 mass-market bargain brushes. “I am not making that brush. Those people have nailed it....

Read more

Celebrate Pewabic at Maker/Mentor Reception

Cup, 2017, Alex Thullen Celebrate Pewabic artisans — staff and students — at the Maker/Mentor artists’ reception, 6-9 p.m. Friday, July 21, and at the exhibit itself in Pewabic’s galleries...

Read more

Third Kiln Pad Pop-Up Exhibition Features Chris Mayse

Chris Mayse likes what he likes. That doesn’t necessarily mean Mayse likes the industrious effort it takes to complete the desired finished product or that...

Read more
  • 1
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8