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surfing with helen bates - april 12, 2006 - canada, usa, germany,

updated thu 13 apr 06


Helen Bates on wed 12 apr 06


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Surfing with Helen Bates - April 12, 2006 - Canada, USA, Germany,

Chris Snedden (London, ON, Canada)
(A professional potter, production pottery manager and teacher of
pottery techniques at Fanshawe College, London, Ontario, and for the
London Potters Guild, London, Ont. Specializes in slip decorating
techniques from trailing to transfers.)

Jeff Schmuki, (Gulfport, MI and Hiram, OH, USA)
(Jeff, a Clayarter and a professor of ceramics and art history at Coast
Campus of William Carey College is an installation sculptor using clay
as his medium) (He and his wife, ceramist Lee Reninger lost their
entire home and studio due to the ravages of Katrina. Currently they
are doing Artist in Residence placements at Hiram College in Ohio.)

Dan Schmitt (Eugene, OR, USA)
(Excellent designer porcelain tableware, hand thrown on the potter's
wheel.) (Although he intended to study biology, Dan switched his major
to fine art, earning several scholarships and graduating from Puget
Sound University in Tacoma, WA. He then did his MFA in Ceramics in
Ohio, at Kent State U.)

Phoebe Edge (Tempe, AZ, USA)
(Functional pottery is influenced by Asian ceramics)

Claudia Olds Goldie (Newton, MA, USA)
(Ceramic Sculpture and Design and non-fire vessels)

Kirkpatrick Pottery; Anna Kirkpatrick Pottery Museum (Anna IL, USA)
("Wallace and Cornwall Kirkpatrick - fired their first kiln load of
salt-glazed stoneware pottery in 1859.") (Fantastic Snake jug,
interesting tobacco pipe, glazed coffee pot)

State Majolica Factory (Karlsruhe, Germany) (German and English)
(Click around; you'll find lots of interest.)

Poterie de Tunisie (Ariana, Tunisia) (French and English)
(Tunisian stoneware and terracotta pottery produced by hand)


Belleville, ON

Helen Bates (Belleville, Ontario, Canada)
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