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Neighborhood Music School

One Thursday morning during Spring term, children from the Neighborhood Music School came over to the pottery for a visit ! They were very impressed with the studio, as you can tell from their enthusiastic Thank You note shown here….. Samantha Wong … Continue reading

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Go Greek !

A treasure of antiquity, the Euphronios Krater, commemorates the death of military commander, Sarpedon, stricken during the Trojan war. This vase, and others like it depict the poetry of Homer as well as the many interactions of mortals with the gods. They were prized possesions awarded to olympic athletes … Continue reading

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Greek Firing Results

Firing Description An ancient “Greek” style firing was done in the Alpine on May 29th, 2014. The Alpine was selected for the firing since it’s an updraft and fuel burning kiln, making it our closest approach to what the Greeks used. It’s also a relatively small kiln … Continue reading

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Meet A Potter

Find out more about CAW potters and their work ! Visit our Meet A Potter page today for the latest pics and interviews ! . .

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Totem Poles For CAW

Studio potter Nancy Silipote hopes to create a new look for the garden area in front of CAW. Her vision is to install a group of vertical ceramic assemblies, or what you might call Totem Poles, emerging from the raised … Continue reading

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The Way of Tea

If you like unique handles and teaware……then you probably have something in common with Mei Wong!..She was just picking up her latest teapot, when its interesting handle and other features became so apparent. Mei’s vision was to form a handle … Continue reading

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What’s Happening

In this semester’s Intermediate & Advanced Pottery with Anita Griffth, the group is focusing on slip mixing and application techniques. Anita uses our normal studio slips in her demos, but modifies them to lower viscosity, yet retain high clay content. Good slip’s have a … Continue reading

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