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surfing with helen bates - june 29, 2005 - canada, usa, japan,

updated thu 30 jun 05


Helen Bates on wed 29 jun 05

(Nepal )

Surfing with Helen Bates - June 29, 2005 - Canada, USA, Japan, (Nepal

Susan Elena (Vineyard Haven, MA, USA)
(E. does sculptural work in the ceramic medium, and is also a painter.)

Gen Kozuru (Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, MA) (Topsfield, MA, USA)
(Click "Exhibitions" for the "Shape of Tea" exhibition with preview of
t work by Gen Kozuru.) Also for Kozuru: (R.Yellin's opinion)

Joan Carcia (Reading, MA, USA)
(Coil built vessels with burnished terra sigillata surfaces that are
saggar-fired surrounded in organic materials, salts, and oxides, in a
gas kiln; slab built sculptural forms that are bisqued, then coated
with underglaze colours before being refired at a higher temperature.)
(Note: Her surname is -Carcia- with a "C", not Garcia with a "G")

Chris Moench (Dancing Dog Clayworks) (Bellingham, WA, USA)
(Sgrafitto and oxide decorated cylindrical prayer wheels) (Makes a
virtue of the cracking that occurs when drying and firing his pieces
and they are quite beautiful objects)
(Moench's series: "Ceramic Tiles of the Pacific Northwest")

Gloria Kennedy (Clay diversity) (Brookhaven, NY, USA)
(Hand built slab forms using stoneware, earthenware and porcelain)

Fukami Sueharu (Kyoto, Japan)
(At The Ruth and Sherman Lee Institute for Japanese Art, Hanford, CA)
(At the Spencr Museum of Art, Kansas U., Lawrence, KS, USA)
(At the James Singer pages of Asian Arts, of Santa Fe NM, USA, and
Kathmandu, Nepal)

Emily Murphy, (Chicago, IL, USA)
(Very attractive functional work for the table and the home)

Cabbagetown Arts and Crafts (Toronto, ON, Canada)
(Randy Brown, Founder & Director)
(Annual sale and Barnyard Arts, providing low cost courses in arts and
crafts at Riverdale Farm.) (There is a good video viewable with a 56k
modem or a broadband service; viewing requires Windows Media Player.
Click "About us" to view.)


Helen Bates
Belleville, Ontario, Canada
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