On Friday, March 8, 2019, artist Kiki Smith and her Columbia University graduate students toured four arts-related businesses in the Kingston Midtown Arts District.
Summertime is a great time to travel and we hope that if you are out and about in New York you will come to visit us in the beautiful Hudson Valley. We like to travel too and it is fun to mix travel with the opportunity to visit schools we do business with and our customers.
Bennett Bean was one of the most notable American potters to come out of the 1960s. Best known for his pit fired vessels, he continues to create art work in a variety of materials from his studio in New Jersey. Coming from a fine arts background with a focus on painting and sculpture, Bennett soon found himself in the mid-60s focusing on clay. Read More
I first met Betty Woodman in 1971 in Antella, Italy. Betty and her husband George had just recently bought a small, stone house perched on a hillside overlooking olive groves with dreamlike Florence in the distance. Betty's studio was under the house. It was very simple and small with a treadle wheel and basic shelving.
As has been our tradition at this time of year, Jim and I wanted to share our favorite mugs with you. These are not new mugs you are looking at or mugs you could buy in a store today, but mugs we have been living with for many years now.