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peter beard workshop

updated sat 10 feb 01


Martin A. Arkowitz on wed 7 feb 01

The League of NH Craftsmen in Hanover, NH will be holding a weekend workshop
with renowned British potter Peter Beard on March 24-25 from 10 am-5pm. To
begin the weekend, Peter will give a slide lecture on his work. This lecture is
free and open to the public.

Workshop participants will then procceed to the studio to explore Discovering
Decoration, a hands-on class focusing on the makinG of textures and patterns in
clay. Mr. Beard is the author of Resist and Masking techniques in the Ceramics
Handbook series and an elected member of The Academy of International Ceramics.
His work appears in numerous art collections and in many ceramic books. To date
he has taken part in over 80 group exhibitions and 45 one-man shows around the

For registration information contact the League's Education Department at
603-643-5384 or by e-mail at

hope to see some clayarters at this workshop!!

Helen Bates on fri 9 feb 01

The mention of the Peter Beard workshop sent me looking for on-line
references to the artist. His book is available at Amazon and other
on-line book stores. Finding anything graphic online was harder, but
there is this:
(for the web site) and:
(a very quiet piece, subtle, and evocative, it seems to me, of the
human form, and from that, of human aspiration.)

: Helen Bates :
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