Interviews

Interview with John Roloff: Overthrown

Interview with John Roloff: Overthrown

John Roloff, The Sea Within the Land/Laramide, Landscape Projection, Seascape Structure 31You use many materials and different techniques when making your works. What did you learn from the process?The earth materials (and photo images) used in The Sea Within The Land/Laramide were based upon paleogeographic research of the site.  A lot was learned about the previous landscapes and geologic materials/processes...

Read more
Interview with Roxanne Jackson

Interview with Roxanne Jackson

The theme of your works is very dramatic and sometimes macabre. Why did you take this challenge of confronting with your subconscious?I want to make work about whatever comes naturally to me. Instead of, for instance, sitting down to brainstorm different ideas to see what comes up, and then pick the ‘best one’ to use, I would rather see what...

Read more
Interview with Liza Riddle

Interview with Liza Riddle

What is your present project, what’s its history and how do you make the pieces?I am exploring using soluble metal salts on low-fired porcelain clay, a project I began two years ago and am just now achieving the effects I desire.  All of my work is hand coiled, then carefully burnished to a smooth finish.  I bisque fire the clay...

Read more
Interview with Jim Kraft

Interview with Jim Kraft

What was the starting point in your investigation (research) with earthenware clay?When I set up my studio, I bought an electric kiln which satisfied my needs as I was interested in making objects that were not meant to be functional or to be displayed outdoors. I did not want to cover the clay with a glaze; I wanted the earthen...

Read more
Interview with Chang Hyun Bang

Interview with Chang Hyun Bang

In what techniques do you usually work and what materials do you use?I usually use two different techniques for my artworks. One is slab-building for the architecture, the other is plaster casting for the swine. I use stoneware for the architecture, firing at cone 04 while porcelain clay for the swine, firing at cone 6.What is your present project, what’s...

Read more
Interview with Carol Gouthro

Interview with Carol Gouthro

In what techniques do you usually work and what materials do you use?All my work is made using clay and fired ceramic glazes and  materials. I am a bit of a purist about this in my own work. I love ceramic materials and surfaces and do not feel the need to use cold finishes. I enjoy mixing my own glazes...

Read more
Interview with Margrieta Jeltema

Interview with Margrieta Jeltema

What was the starting point for your investigation with paper clay?Some years ago, when I had finished some jewelry pieces using porcelain together with paper, a  friend suggested translating the paper part in porcelain as well. I tried and failed, but my mistakes turned out rather nice in their own way. They encouraged me to explore this path.Now observing earlier...

Read more
Interview with Shane Porter

Interview with Shane Porter

In what techniques do you usually work and what materials do you use?My practice is multi-disciplinary in nature, from the way I draw, plan installations and think about different concepts. These areas intertwine from the research that informs my work- by rough scribbled drawings on scraps of paper, to precise computer-aided illustrations. I usually need to see my pieces in...

Read more
Interview with Wim Borst

Interview with Wim Borst

In what techniques do you usually work and what materials do you use?My ceramic work is built from clay slabs. The clay which I am using it is a mixture of two stoneware bodies, Molochite, and flax fiber. I have developed this clay while working for European EKWC Work Center in ‘s-Hertogenbosch in 1998. At gray/black objects, a black body...

Read more
Interview with Carole Epp

Interview with Carole Epp

In what techniques do you usually work and what materials do you use? Since I create more than one line of work, I’m afraid this will be a long answer! I have for a long time maintained both a sculptural and a functional line of ceramic objects. My sculptural work incorporates handbuilt and slip cast components; found objects, and constructed...

Read more
Interview with Cynthia Lahti

Interview with Cynthia Lahti

What is your present project, what’s its history and how do you make the pieces?I am working on several ideas right now: people wearing disguises, busts of elegant women, and male/ female couples. These are all subjects that have always interested me but that I have never fully explored. I am also continuing to use some of the broken piece...

Read more
Interview with Patrick Colhoun

Interview with Patrick Colhoun

In what techniques do you usually work and what materials do you use?I am self-taught and started throwing on the wheel in the very early days and quickly progressed to hand building, to experiment with form and shape. Sometimes I combine the two and start from a thrown vessel and handbuild onto it. I work mostly in black clay. I...

Read more
Interview with John Shirley

Interview with John Shirley

In what technique do you usually work and what materials do you use?I currently work in a bone china body which I produce from locally available materials. I have always been drawn to translucent bodies, and the one I am currently making is more translucent than any I have used previously. Being bone china it is also whiter than any...

Read more
Page 4 of 4 1 3 4