Posts Tagged 'tea bowls'

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:

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.


Lucien Koonce: May 2010 woodfiring with Chris Gustin and Jeff Shapiro

We loaded the anagama kiln at Chris Gustin’s studio in South Dartmouth, MA last month (May) for three days, then fired for six days. Jeff Shapiro drove down from his studio in Accord, NY to load and fire with us.

Chris Gustin and Jeff Shapiro inside anagama kiln

We unloaded this past Saturday (June 12th); there were spectacular firing results. Here are a few of my pieces from this kiln load:


Sake Bottle

Sake Cup


There is an exhibition, entitled Friends of Fire, of select works from this anagama wood firing. It will be shown at Gustin Gallery from June 19th – July 18th. The opening reception is 5 – 8pm, Saturday, June 19th. Gallery location is 231 Horseneck Rd., South Dartmouth, MA; phone number is 508-636-6213. Hours are M – F, 11am – 5pm; weekends are by chance or appointment.