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Kiki Smith Visits Bailey Pottery and Kingston's Midtown Arts District

Kiki Smith Visits Bailey Pottery and Kingston's Midtown Arts District

with Her Columbia University Graduate Students

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.

Tuesday, March 26, 2019/Author: Anne Bailey/Number of views (391)/Comments (0)/
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Mystery Pot 37 Maker Richard Batterham

Mystery Pot 37 Maker Richard Batterham

Mystery Pot Contest Reveal

In England, where Richard Batterham was born in 1936, he is considered the leading living maker of domestic stoneware. It’s a reputation that has been made by a life spent diligently working with discipline and talent to perfect his functional forms and lovely muted glazes.

Interested in craft and design from a young age, Richard studied at the Bryanston School. He was taught pottery by Donald Potter who had worked with Eric Gill and Michael Cardew. After his National Service, he apprenticed with Bernard Leach at St. Ives for two years. He married Dinah Dunn in 1959, and they set up housekeeping in Durweston, Dorset.

Tuesday, March 12, 2019/Author: Bailey Pottery/Number of views (417)/Comments (0)/
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