Modern Rustic at La Fonda del Sol Restaurant, NY

  New adventures in clay: I am debuting a new shape, a new use, new clay, and new challenges at the Spanish restaurant La Fonda del Sol at 200 Park Ave, NY.   The challenge:  To come up with a "rustic" set of taco trays in white to fit onto a 11" wooden tray.   The result: A new "Modern Rustic" look, with creamy white glaze on porcelain clay enhanced with grog, 6 oz. quarter bowls with a center bowl that fits 4" soft tacos (wood tray not included).  Better seen in person.  The chef treated me to tacos there and they were delicious!   ...

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Visions in Clay 2015- Transverse

      "Transverse" was accepted in a jury show- The Visions in Clay at San Joaquin Delta College. It is on exhibit at LH Horton Jr Gallery between August 20th - September 17th, 2015. Opening reception is August 27th, 5-7PM. Transverse is a multi-day wood fire in a Naborigama style kiln. Thrown on a wheel in one single ring, cut and altered. Porcelain, with under glaze and slip.     ...

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Brooklyn Museum Fine Craft Show comes to an end

The show was a great success! It was great to be showing my work amongst so many incredible artists. Aside from seeing old and new friends, I was also interviewed by ICNTV network. I was not prepared to talk about pottery in Mandarin, so I did it in English! Thank you to all who came and who adopted the monsters. Back to the studio! ...

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Heart money

The best thing about shows is the chance to meet people and watch them fall in love with the new monsters.  Today at the Brooklyn Museum Fine Craft show, a young woman came by the booth…three times.  She had fallen in love with Reiko's favorite vase, Wobble.  When she made up her mind to take it home with her, she paid in cash with a folded $20 bill she had been given for her wedding.  We are keeping it folded… a reminder that Wobble has found the right home!     ...

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