Summer is a great time to visit the Hudson River Valley in beautiful New York State! Between shows and family get-togethers we hope you will consider making a trip to visit your friends at Bailey Pottery Equipment.
Val Cushing was one of the most respected and influential ceramic teachers of the 20th Century. He was born in Rochester, New York in 1931 and died in 2013 at the age of 82. Both his teaching and his own education revolved around the famous ceramic college, Alfred University. Read more...
"I enjoy making pottery because it comes from inside," Lucy Lewis told The LA Times in 1984, speaking in Keresan, her tribal language.
"To create compelling pots one has to dig deep within yourself. You have to notice what you notice in the world around you. Notice what moves you. It's a question of making your thoughts and feelings real. It can be so easy to fall back on some conventional tropes. In the end, as cliché as it may sound, the artist has to follow their muses..."
John Maltby, one of Britain's most respected and versatile artists, has been working in clay for over 50 years. Born in 1936 in Lincolnshire, UK, he studied sculpture at the Leicester College of Art and at Goldsmith’s College in London. For two years afterward, he taught painting at a small private boys school where he met his future wife, Heather.