Alfred grad student, Henry Crissman’s Mobile Anagama in firing position for its maiden trip to cone ten and beyond. Road trip planned for this summer.

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Henry Crissman’s Mobile Anagama is oh so close…. loading begins this afternoon at Alfred University

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Val M. Cushing - Exhibition at the Schein-Joseph International Museum of Ceramic Art, April 24- August 8, 2014 #alfredceramics #alfreduniversity

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Val M. Cushing - Exhibition at the Schein-Joseph International Museum of Ceramic Art, April 24- August 8, 2014

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We really enjoyed the opening for Walter McConnell’s summer school class last night. We have another week here in Alfred, NY. We are taking John Gill’s summer school class. Amazing time.

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Making ceramic magic mojo, and cleaning out the creative carburetor at Alfred Summer School with John Gill.

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Tall Slender ‘Jesse’ Vases, Bruce is throwing wonderful shapes too. Love it when the flow is right and you are in the zone.

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The bee’s, hawk moth’s, and other insect’s fireworks of the night, Cleome, Happy Fourth of July!

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Happy 4th from A beautiful silhouette sunset in Seagrove, North Carolina

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Throwing a series of tall slender vases. We call them ‘Jessie Vases’ after a pottery collector that purchased this form for his collection because they fit well between rounder pots.

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Ancient relic from the past. Pizza menu from the early 70s. Large Canadian bacon pizza for $3.75.

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Backfilling the handle just feels more complete, at Bulldog Pottery,Seagrove,NC.

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Looking through the goat shed

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Looking through the goat shed

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The annual group photo from last months “Cousins in Clay” at Bulldog Pottery, Seagrove, NC from left to right- Bruce Gholson, Dan Anderson, Samantha Henneke, Michael Kline, Blair Clemo.

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