Editor’s Choice


In an Ideal World: the 2019 Sidney Myer Fund Australian Ceramic Award at Shepparton Art Museum (SAM)

If clay is a wonky mirror made of mud, forever fixed by an attentive fire, then the 2019 Sidney Myer Fund Ceramic Award is a hall of mirrors; at once reflecting the makers, the selectors and the judge…

Q&A: Soda Firing

I recently built a 40 cu./ft. down draft, sprung arch, gas fired, soda kiln. I introduce the soda ash on an angle iron through ports above the firebox. Some of my pots have rough areas on the unglazed…

Beautiful Maidens: Frank Dei’s Painted Pots

George Odoh, Chijioke Onuorah, Eva Obodo

Fire Aquariums

Nizam Orçun Önal

Under the Black and Baltic Deep

The British poet Alfred Lord Tennyson provided the title for an exhibition at Northern Clay Center in Minneapolis that presented contemporary ceramics from Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania. The phrase c…

Frank James Fisher: Pop Artifacts and Beyond

When encountering the ceramic sculptures of Frank James Fisher, the viewer is likely to find their mixture of forms and graphics surprising. Gas cans, flasks and coffins are among the objects he makes…





Vallauris Biennale

VALLAURIS 2019 / BIENNALE INTERNATIONALE DE CÉRAMIQUE CONTEMPORAINE 29 juin – 4 novembre 2019 Musée Magnelli, musée de la céramique / Eden / Maison des Quartiers / Espace Grandjean


Lacoste/Keane Gallery

VESSEL RE-IMAGINED Curated by Brooks Oliver September 7 – 28, 2019 Opening Reception September 7th, 3-5pm Artist Talk with Brooks Oliver and Lily Fein September 8th, 2pm Lacoste/Keane Gallery 25…

Exhibition, Prize

Portage Ceramics Award 2019

22 November 2019 – February 2020 PORTAGE CERAMIC AWARDS 2019 Entries are now open for the Portage Ceramic Awards 2019. Established in 2001 and administered by Te Uru Waitākere Contemporary…