2020 – A Review

I think like many, this year did not start out with any inkling, for me, of how it would go. By January I was set to be in 3 major, in person shows, one of which was very much out of my comfort zone, another summer at the Peterborough Regional Farmer’s Market, a commission that would be delayed because of said shows and some teaching assistant jobs. Outside of pottery, 3 gigs were booked with one of my groups and at least 2 with the other. Work on my new studio would likely progress more in the summer.

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4 red clay mugs decorated with slip and carved through in a variety of glazes

Surface Decoration

As soon as I became competent enough with throwing, I became entranced by the idea of surface decoration. Several years later and I realize how the sky is the limit with options. In the before times, I had the opportunity to work as an assistant teacher at the Kawartha Potters’ Guild to Darlene Malcolm-Moran (who was also, previously, one of my teachers). Darlene is an exceptional teacher and I have become a better potter just listening to her talk to our students and helping our students achieve their goals. Darlene’s view is that you should be considering what

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carved horus eye for stamp making

Hello and Welcome!

I am very pleased to debut my new website, made by the very talented Andrew Pease of By Jove! Consulting Corp. It has been a pleasure to work with someone who has a great aesthetic as well as practical advice. There are still some ends to tie up and details to finish, but please take a look around. As an introduction, I have been actively involved in pottery for over 15 years in Ontario, Canada. I have had the great fortune to work with and learn from many great local potters in that time, such as George Stewart,

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