The Clay Art Center launched a virtual library of artist talks
The Clay Art Center, New York, launched a Virtual Library of artist talks and demos by top ceramic artists working in the US, including Doug Peltzman, Madhvi Subrahmanian, Anat Shiftan, Lauren Sandler, Sana Musasama and many more. This educational resource is now accessible to the public for free at any time. New videos will be added soon.
What is available to watch right now:
Instagram for Artists
Austin Coudriet shows you how to get onto Instagram, post and share images of your work, and get you involved with the online clay community!
Navigating Arts Residencies & Opportunities
Nikki Lau discusses resources to find shows and residencies, how to decide on where to apply, catering your application, and what happens if you get it!
Inside the Studio
Join Doug Peltzman in this one hour virtual tour as he walks you through his home studio and shares what goes into being a full time potter.
The Earth has Three Colors: A Celebration of Moroccan Ceramics
Join David as he takes you inside his lavishly illustrated book about Moroccan ceramics, The Earth Has Three Colors, the first full-length publication to provide a comprehensive overview of Moroccan ceramics.
Arts & Kilns
Join Shawn Murrey in this virtual presentation of current artwork and ongoing kiln research/ fabrication projects.
Process, Practice & Inspiration
Back back popular demand, Madhvi Subrahmanian gives us a glimpse into her studio practice by discussing her process and inspiration drawn from her cultural context.
In the Studio: Day After Day
Join Anat Shiftan as she invites you into her studio life and shares the process of how she works, how she thinks, and “how things become.”
Exploring the Prehistoric Southwest Through Ceramics
Jaclyn describes what archaeologists have learned about the Ancestral Puebloan people through the study of their ceramic objects.
Walking Through The World, With My Heart In My Hands
Ceramicist and mixed media artist Sana Musasama presents excerpts from her life’s work and how that journey as an artist led her to Cambodia to work with women and young girls in rehabilitation in Phnom Penh, following being forced into the sex industry there.
Join Lauren Sandler as she talks about her studio practice and current body of work as she reflects on the challenges we currently face as artists and educators.
30 Years in Clay
Kukuli discusses her work, her influences and her practice as a ceramicist and painter. Her work is deeply influenced by the cultural artifacts and religious imagery of her native country, and her ceramics and paintings transcend definitions to create contemporary narratives that explore issues of gender, colonization, identity and relationships.
Thrown & Altered Porcelain
Discover the idiosyncrasies of working with porcelain on and off the wheel as Martha demonstrates how to make one of her two part vases.
The virtual library can be accessed here.
Clay Art Center is a nationally recognized non-profit center for the advancement and practice of the ceramic arts, in Port Chester, New York.