Brooklyn Designs May 11-13, 2018

I am very excited to showcase my latest firing and be part of the Brooklyn Designs at the Brooklyn Museum, sponsored by Brooklyn Chambers of Commerce. Come see many talented Brooklyn-based designers and do some last minute Mother's day gift shopping. Friday, May 11: preview 3-5PM, Saturday, May 12: 11-6PM, Sunday, May 13: 11-6PM.   I will be exhibiting my new creations, among them are the "Wish" bowls - a great gift for all occasions. See more examples of what I'll have in the show:     ...

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Sabi

"The past remains hidden in the clouds of memory." - Matsuo Bashō, Narrow Road to the Interior   The "sabi" in wabi sabi means something different when used alone.  It evokes the quality of age, and the beauty of an aged thing. Also a sense of aloneness, and solitude.  This vase, fired in the Peters Valley anagama with master potter Shiro Otani, perfectly evokes that feeling for me.   Shiro encouraged me to work without glaze, preferring a quiet surface adorned only by the ash glaze of the kiln.  When I created this classic shape, I was interested in a sense of the ancient, so...

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