Red Handed Symposium



Red Handed Symposium is a celebration of low fire high iron clay that will take place at The Clay Lady’s Campus in Nashville, TN May 25-27, 2018.

Click here for registration. The Symposium is approaching quickly.

The weekend starts with a reception for the Red Handed Invitational exhibition that includes the work of these artists and more: Ron Meyers, Gail Kendall, Matt Kelleher, Shoko Teruyama, Amanda Dobbratz, Mark Pharis, Rebecca Chappell, Jenny Mendes, Tom Jaszczak, Mike Cinelli, Joan Bruneau, Victoria Christen, Catie Miller, Ben Carter, Michael Connelly, Martina Lantin, Nancy Gardner, Teresa Pietsch, Lisa Buck, Missy McCormick, Stan Mace Andersen, Jeremy Randall, Joe Pintz, Kip O’Krongly, Holly Walker, Maria Dondero, and Marc Digeros.

Linda Arbuckle will give the Keynote Address following the reception.

Ronan Kyle Peterson, Amy Sanders, Liz Zlot Summerfield and I will give demonstrations of the distinctive ways we work with red clay on Saturday and Sunday.

Ben Carter will lead a panel discussion between the presenters that will be recorded live for the Tales of a Red Clay Rambler  Podcast.


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I am excited to jury delecTABLE this year for the Art Students League of Denver. The deadline for submissions is January 22 at 11:59PM. You can find application information here, or go to

delectable ad_2017_front_FINALVisiting Artist Marty Fielding April 2018

I will be in Denver for the weekend of the April 25-29 to give an artist talk, present awards and teach a workshop. I hope to see anyone in the vicinity who can make it for these events.

NCECA Process Room

12888513_10153927017426399_5019255492886507814_oThanks to all who came to see my demonstration in the NCECA Process Room in Kansas City. I enjoyed having the opportunity to show an alternative way of making handles and I’m thrilled that the leatherhard mug I brought from Florida survived air travel to receive the handle.