Thursday, August 27, 2009
The mission of CERF is to strengthen and sustain the careers of craft artists across the United States. CERF is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization and is the only one of its kind in the United States.
CERF accomplishes its mission through direct financial and educational assistance to craft artists, including emergency relief assistance, business development support, and resources and referrals on topics such as health, safety, and insurance.
CERF also advocates, engages in research, and backs policy that supports craft artists’ careers.
Wednesday, August 26, 2009
Wednesday, August 12, 2009
Below is a sculpture titled "Double Horse" by Stefani Gruenberg.
Sunday, August 9, 2009
Last night I went to the opening reception for the American Ceramic Society, Design Chapter's community exhibition and fundraiser featuring Southern California Ceramic Artists, at the American Museum of Ceramic Art. It was a great show! So much incredible work to see. My friend Celeste Iida is the President of the ACSDC and did an incredible job as did the judges. Above is William Shin, extruder extraordinare, his work is incredible.
From left to right above is work from David Cuzick and Marc Hoar, my FaceBook friend Patti Hallowes won an Honorable Mention for her sculpture "A little bird told me". Next is a sculpture by David Gilbaugh and a giant egg, "Ceramasaurus" by Charles Sherman.Twyla Wardell in the background and Heidi Ulbrich. Below is Christy Johnson, the director at AMOCA. Christy does a fabulous job bringing in amazing work, hats off to you Christy! thank you for all your work!
Sunday, August 2, 2009
I had an idea for a new feature here on SoCalPotters, kind of an online studio tour. If you want to participate send me some images of your studio and tell what you like about it, your favorite time of day to work etc.
Send to cmc @ chrismccormick.com
I got an email from Matt Katz of Matt and Daves Clays the other day. I am very interested in trying thier clay, check out the site for more info MattandDavesClays.Com or thier blog all about slipcasting at Slipcast.Blogspot.com
They are combining right and left brain disicplines in thier work. Bringing science and art together. Cool.
They are on FaceBook and you can follow them on Twitter too!
Check it out.