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surfing with helen bates - july 4, 2008 - usa, scotland, nicaraqua

updated sun 6 jul 08


Helen Bates on sat 5 jul 08

Surfing with Helen Bates - July 4, 2008 - USA, Scotland, Nicaraqua

Heather Mae Erickson (Thorofare, NJ, USA)
(Crisp, wheel thrown, moulded, slip cast and glazed porcelain dinnerware
and other household ceramic items approached from a design point of view):

Jaclyn De Meo (Marlton, NJ, USA)
(porcelain, thrown, cut, assembled, glazed and fired)
(Formerly was assistant to Heather Mae Erickson)

The Scottish Pottery Society (Glasgow, Edinborough, Stirling, Scotland,
(For collectors)

Commonwheel Artists Co-op (Manitou Springs, CO, USA)
(Potters: Susan Demos, Jean Jennings, Glenda Kleinsasser, Jean Latka,
Greg Marshall, Joy Morauski, Lynn Lemmon-Oliver, Ken and Tina Riesterer,
Paul Rogers, Lance Timco, Roger Tolzman, Arlene Wood)

Geoffrey Flickinger (Geoffrey Flickinger Ceramics) (North Kingstown,
(Ceramics teacher, Rocky Hill School, East Greenwich, RI)

Michel Bayne (Fire Lotus Studio) (Greenville, SC, USA)
(Excellent pottery that is strongly influenced by the Edgefield tradition)

Peter Lenzo (Columbia, SC, USA)
(Very strong "face" pottery modeller) (Former owner of Southern Pottery
in Columbia, SC)

Wendy S. Timm (Wicked Winds Studio) (Oro Valley, AZ, USA)
makes "Scorpion Mountain" lidded vessels
(based on the habit the local scorpions have of jumping from rock to rock)
(I've mentioned her in the past) (2003)

Reece Guth (Mayta Clay) (San Juan de Oriente, Nicaragua)
(Nicaraguan pottery including traditional, contemporary, animal
illustrated, and collectibles; reproduction pottery of Native American
Anasazi and Mimbres style.) ("The village is still primarily inhabited
by the indigenous descendants of the original Nahuatl (pronounced
nah-whal) Indian tribes who settled the Pacific region of Nicaragua and
Costa Rica some 5000 years ago.")

Enjoy. :)

Helen Bates
Belleville, Ontario, Canada
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