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  • Moore Oklahoma Tornado
    Spoiled and Reworked
    Read Jeremiah 18:1-18A few years ago, I came into the church building after having been away for a couple days. Something didn’t seem right. There was an odor that greeted me at the front door. It wasn’t evergreen or peppermint as one...
  • GPN at Tanglewood 8/20/13
    Grace Potter and the Nocturnals take over Tanglewood
    Monday, August 19th may have been like any other hum-drum Monday until Grace Potter and the Nocturnals took the stage at Tanglewood Music Center in Lenox, MA . The two and a half hour drive didn't stop some Boston-based GPN fans from buying...
  • Bonnie Randall Boller, artist and potter
    Bonnie Randall Boller, artwork to treasure
    There are certain things in life that one grows to depend upon for both aesthetics and functionality. Bonnie Randall Boller is an artist from our former hometown in Alameda, California. She is a leader in the art community there and is the founder...
  • Ken and Becky Zweibel
    Potter and artist, Rebecca Zweibel is moving to St. Petersburg
    First of all, a bunch of Arlington potters and artists got together to give Becky and Ken Zweibel a rousing send off. That was fun for everyone on a wonderful spring evening. Becky has been producing pottery at the Lee Arts Center for years and...
  • Liz Zlot Summerfield, potter
    Lee Arts Center is sprouting new exhibits first appearing May 6
    The theme of the new May 6, 2013 exhibit running through June1 is "Botanicals." It is spring time and nothing could be more appropriate after "Water" that is now concluding. Potters and printers at Lee Arts are "green"...
  • Kanika Sircar, potter
    Potter, Kanika Sircar: Spectrum of innovation (Photos)
    Shown at the opening of a new exhibit last evening at the Waverly Street Gallery, potter Kanika Sircar displayed some fresh designs added to her plethora of innovation as a potter.“Kanika Sircar's ceramics are influenced by her interest...
  • Becky Zweibel pottery work expands and broadens at Lee Arts Center
    Becky Zweibel pottery work expands and broadens at Lee Arts Center
    Nearly every day, certain potters will be in the studio at Lee Arts Center. For them it is a full-time profession. That is why you are likely to encounter Becky Zweibel, busy producing pottery of all sorts.Last year, she was make jewelry items and...
  • Susan Elliot, potter and planter designer
    Susan Elliott, pottery planters blossom at Lee Arts Center
    Flowers are beautiful and that is why we plant them, however, the pots in which we plant are often ugly. The flowers and plants deserve better. If you want a truly wonderful place for your plants this next season, now is the time to plan for...
  • Dana Lehrer Danze exhibits sophisticated design variations
    Dana Lehrer Danze exhibits sophisticated design variations
    Lee Arts Center potter and artist Dana Lehrer Danze is showing a new dimension of creativity in her pottery work. It comes from subtle variations employing common design elements and using them to vary the treatment in glaze and finish.I reacted...
  • Donna Downing, potter, Lee Arts Center
    Donna Downing, fun and functional pottery, Lee Arts Center
    Donna Downing is a down to Earth potter whose work gives a sense that she is in touch with the environment including all living things, pets, barnyard animals, sheep, goats and you name it. There is a sophistication in this work that is inspired...
  • Debra Vardon, potter and artist
    Debra Vardon practical pottery, Lee Arts Center
    Shown at the Lee Arts Center show and sale this weekend, Debra Vardon exhibited pottery that is designed for practical use. Now, you may say that bowls, mugs, cups and saucers are all practical, as well as vases. Debra Vardon takes it up a notch...
  • Rowling
    Rowling takes career in new direction
    In her only U.S. newspaper interview before Thursday's publication of The Casual Vacancy (Little, Brown, $35), Rowling, in a sit-down interview in the Scottish capital where she lives, shares with USA TODAY why she wrote the novel that takes...
  • Wheel Thrown Platter
    Columbus potter’s connection with Mother Earth
    Though Rick Paldino is an established potter, he continues to explore creative avenues that will enhance the meticulously designed artwork. The trimmed pieces range from lamp bases, mugs, platters and casseroles to clay vessels that function as...
  • Robert Briscoe, Potter
    Robert Briscoe, famous potter from St. Croix River Valley to conduct workshop
    One of the important ways that potters learn their craft is from other potters. Often, other potters are a great distance away. Because many potters are networked by studio and personal relationships, potters visit and conduct workshops. That is...
  • Lieve DeWulf, vase
    Exquisite comes in different forms
    Looking at pottery at the Hendry House at Ft. C F Smith park, there are different artists who produce what I call “exquisite” work, i.e. delicate - fine – dainty.Lieve DeWulf produced a large vase for which the masculine term is ...