In 1997 I retired and moved to Knoxville, Tennessee and began my career as a ceramic artist. Although I have studied with many regional artist, most of my work has been self-directed. Focusing on “Raku Firing” as a direction for my work has been an especially enjoyable process. I have expanded this to include horse […]
My journey into the world of art began at the University of Wisconsin where credits in ceramics and painting were required for a degree in Occupational Therapy. Harvey Littleton, a well known potter, introduced me to clay and the potter’s wheel. Work in ceramics was deferred during graduate work in Speech Pathology at Northwestern University […]
Larry creates wheel thrown pottery using alternative kilns and firing techniques: raku, horse hair, saggar, naked raku, and pit firing which create a rich variety of textures and colors on bisque clay.
I’ve been working as a professional clay artist since 1978 after graduating from the University of Tennessee with a Master of Science Degree in Ceramics. My recent work reflects my continued interest in color, texture and function. Color is very important for my personal well-being. Therefore, I continue to experiment with bright glazes that flow […]
Eun‐Sook creates functional clay pieces using a number of techniques, double walled, inlay decoration, brushwork glazes, and sculpture which show her Korean, Chinese and Japanese influences. She received her B.A. in English literature from Ewha Woman’s University in Seoul, Korea in the early 1960s. She was accepted into a graduate program at the University of Tennessee, and upon […]
In college, while experimenting with painting and graphic design, I signed up for a pottery class for fun. I was instantly in love with clay and changed my major to Ceramics. After receiving a Masters degree in Ceramics at the University of Louisville in Ky., I set up my first studio in the artsy, […]
I’ve been an artist ever since I held crayons. I decorated everything and made endless mud-pies. I was the busiest, messiest kid on the block. It was logical and practical of course to study medical technology, that was until I took a painting class. Liver flukes lost their glamor, replaced by my real passion, mud-pies. […]
Linda Sullivan, who holds an MFA in ceramics, creates functional and sculptural vessels out of stoneware and porcelain clays. Inspired by various landscapes and drawing on her strong background in painting, she employs a unique glazing process by pouring and overlapping her glazes in a purposeful, painterly way to depict landscape imagery. She says, “viewers […]