Archive for the 'Ceramic Art' Category

James Guggina and Maya Machin At Paradise City This weekend

Come join Asparagus Valley Potters Guild members Maya and Jamie this Memorial Day weekend at the Paradise City Arts Festival in Northampton, MA. Great Pots, Great Food, Great Music! At the three county fairgrounds: 54 Old Ferry Road, Northampton, MA.

May 25, 26 & 27
Saturday: 10 am-6 pm
Sunday: 10 am-6 pm
Monday: 10 am-4 pm

Click here to get $2 off your admission price.

See you there!

News from the Studio of Lucien Koonce in Haydenville

3rd Annual National Juried Cup Exhibition

This sake cup (guinomi) will be exhibited in LUX Center for the Arts’ Third Annual National Juried Cup Exhibition.The show will be held March 4th – April 30th, 2011. LUX Center is located in historic University Place at 2601 N. 48th Street, Lincoln, NE 68504( phone: 402-466-8692). There will be an opening reception on March 4th from 5-8pm. This exhibition was juried by Julia Galloway, and can be viewed online here: LUX CUP SHOW

Wood fired Sake Cup

 

 

 

 

 

 

 2011 Yunomi Invitational

The two pieces below are part of my selection of five yunomi that will be included in this year’s AKAR Gallery 2011 Yunomi Invitational. This is an invitational that features 200 ceramicists, each providing 5 yunomi…and that’s a lot of tea cups! The gallery is located in Iowa City, IA, my old graduate school stomping ground (U of IA). Pieces can be viewed and purchased on-line, and you have to be registered to log in and make purchases. This exhibition runs 3/25/2011 – 4/4/2011. AKAR’s web site is http://www.akardesign.com/

Wood fired Yunomi

 

Wood fired Yunomi

Lucien Koonce: Gustin November 2010 Anagama Firing

The Gustin wood kiln in South Dartmouth, MA was loaded November 6th – 9th, and fired November 10th – 15th.  The chambers were unloaded Saturday, December 4th.

Front stack before the firing

Front stack, unfired.

Yunomi and guinomi after the firing

A yunomi and guinomi, on tripods, after the firing.

During the firing of the anagama chamber, we introduced charcoal into the firebox; this was done at the end.  A total of sixteen bags of natural charcoal were put into the kiln. A video of this can be seen on my blog (link below).
Here are a few of my pieces from this firing. Many more can be seen on my blog page at: http://lmkoonceceramics.blogspot.com
Tea Bowl

Natural ash glaze tea bowl

Sake Flask

Natural ash glaze sake flask

Sake Cup

Natural ash glaze sake cup with oni shino

Natural ash yunomi

Natural ash glaze yunomi

Incense Burner

Natural ash glaze incense burner

News from the Studio of Lucien Koonce in Haydenville

The two pieces below were recently juried into the Second Annual Muddy’s Wood Fire Classic:

Natural Ash Glazed Tokkuri (Sake Bottle)

Oni Shino Chawan (Tea Bowl)

This exhibition, showcasing wood fired ceramics, will be shown at The Meyers Gallery, 2610 S. Halladay Street, Santa Ana, CA. The show dates are November 13 – December 21, 2010. There will be an artists’ reception on December 4th. The show can be viewed online at: http://picasaweb.google.com/ginamyers23/2ndAnnualMuddySWoodFIreClassic?feat=directlink

This piece was juried into the Third Annual Cup Show: Form and Fuction:

Wood Fired Tea Cup

The show will be exhibited in the Amelia G. Tapper Center for the Arts, located on the campus of Gulf Coast Community College, 5230 West Highway 98, Panama City, FL, from November 12 – December 3, 2010. An opening reception will be held Friday, November 12, 2010 from 5-7 pm.

Our Show At Pinch, Northampton, Ma

The Asparagus Valley Potters Guild had a wonderful Show at Pinch this past Friday.  It is a must see show if your in the area of Northampton Ma.

Vessels, Raw

Donna McGee vessels

Vessels, raw

More Photo’s from the Trail

It was a beautiful weekend on the pottery trail.  I think after six years it has become widely known that this is the place to be! 

Some visitors at the Pottery Studio of Lucy Fagella.