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surfing with helen bates - february 28, 2007 - usa and italy

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Surfing with Helen Bates - February 28, 2007 - USA and Italy

Robert Sperry (1927-1998) (Seattle, WA, USA)
(Professor 1955-1982; Professor Emeritus 1982-1998, U. of Washington)
(Smithsonian Institute Robert Sperry papers)
(Images of pottery and photography; Chronology) and
(Sperry piece at NCECA 2006, Portland, OR, USA)
(Article on Sperry's work by Deloris Tarzan Ament)
(Thanks to Michael McCullough)
(Thanks to Erskine Wood of Planet Oranj)
(Scroll down or use "Search" or "Find" in browser menu)
(The Nora Eccles Harrison Museum - Ceramics Collection)
(Click on "Videos" for short bio and photo of Sperry) (The video can be=20
purchased on DVD)

Or: rtsp://
(Karl Krogstad and filmmaker Ron Carraher discuss Sperry's 1967=20
experimental film "Profiles Cast Long Shadows")
(View here in Realplayer or use the Seattlechannel link above and click=20
on the American Avant Garde 1/5/2006 link.)

Boston Open Studios Coalition (Boston, MA, USA)
(Links to: United South End Artists, Jamaica Plain Artists, Roslindale=20
Open Studios, Fort Point Arts Community, Dorchester Open Studios,=20
Roxbury Open Studios, South Boston Open Studios, Hyde Park Art=20
Association, Allston Arts District, Fenway Studios, Artists Group of=20

Diana Seidel (Austin, TX, USA)
(Functional stoneware decorated on the exterior with matte glazes)=20
(Studio formerly in Garrison, NY)

Henderson, Gary (Rocket Skull Art Studio) (Austin, TX, USA)
(Clay Sculpture with designs often stamped into the surface of towers,=20
etc., including images from "low-rider" street competitions, Mayan art,=20
church jamaicas [???], Our Lady of Guadalupe, and el D=C3=ADa de los Muer=
aliens, Hatch chile [???], White Sands missile launches, toys and other=20
found objects)

Giselle Hicks (Pittsfield, MA, USA)
("My work uses the nest and the pillow form to address issues that deal=20
with the home. I am interested in our emotional connection to our=20
literal house and to our psychological structure of home.")

Fiorino, Karen (Clay Lick Creek Pottery) Cobden, IL, USA)
(Majolica Ware)

The Majolica City - Caltagirone, Sicily, Italy
(Caltagirone, city of ceramics)
(A gazebo, located in the center of the park, is completely covered with=20
beautifully glazed tiles and ceramic forms.)

Helen Bates
Belleville, Ontario, Canada
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