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Pottery is just the beginning

  Learning the basic skills of making pottery is only the beginning when you allow your mind to run free with the unlimited ideas of what clay has to offer. Julie Ward has been creating and painting pottery for over 25 years and never runs out of new ideas for original beauty.   More than […]

May 2016 | Posted in Archives,Art-to-Art Palette Journal,Cover Section,News (Time related),Potter's Shed Section | Read More »

Sculptural work has new home

Chapman Cultural Center in Spartanburg, South Carolina has received a painted-steel nonobjective sculpture by the noted artist David Hayes. The multisided sculpture is painted in bright primary colors and sits at the entrance of Chapman’s theater. Hayes, 1931-2013, was an American sculptor noted for pioneering sculptures in metal and for his work’s graceful curves, shapes […]

May 2016 | Posted in Archives,At the Centers dept,News (Time related),Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section,Potter's Shed Section,South Carolina | Read More »

What is Art

Artists are the most compassionate people in the world. While others are busting their brains to try and better themselves financially, an artist has little need for the frivolous material items of the world. Not limited to the visual aspects of media, an artist can be anyone that shares their knowledge and talents in the […]

February 2016 | Posted in AAPJ Digital Prints,Art-to-Art Palette Journal,Bugle Section,Educator's Row,People and Places,Potter's Shed Section | Read More »

SC: Pawleys Island

  WHERE: Brookgreen Gardens WHEN: On view through November 1, 2015. 82nd Annual Awards Exhibition BRIEF ABOUT: National Sculpture Society, New York, New York jurors Kate Brockman, NSS; Jonathan Harding, Curator, The Century Association and Marc Mellon, FNSS selected figurative works of 57 of the nation’s foremost established sculptors. MORE DETAILS: To view all works: […]

August 2015 | Posted in New York,PaletteBoards Section,Potter's Shed Section,South Carolina | Read More »

Fraser: ‘…to be a great show’

  The Lorton, Virginia Workhouse Arts Center is beaming with shouts of pride as it moves closer to its inaugural 2015 Workhouse Fall Arts Festival set to include over 100 of the best artists, from around the country, who will exhibit painting, ceramics, glass, fiber/clothing, mixed media, wood, jewelry, printmaking, photography, furniture, digital art and […]

August 2015 | Posted in At the Centers dept,In-Out Design Section,News (Time related),Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section,Potter's Shed Section,Virginia,Washington D.C. | Read More »

A link with ancient artisans

     Archaeologists excavating the remains of an ancient site in Israel found a surprise hidden under a floor.  The 1,700-year-old footprints of artisans who laid an exquisitely detailed mosaic floor have been discovered beneath the tiles.  The discovery gives scientists an idea of how the floor was created.  The footprints and sandal prints were found […]

August 2015 | Posted in Art-to-Art Palette Journal,People and Places,Potter's Shed Section | Read More »

East and West creators to meet

  Featuring the works of 35 leading ceramics artists from Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia and Myanmar, “Earth and Fire: The 3rd Southeast Asian Ceramics Symposium” opens in the Vulcan Gallery at the Workhouse Arts Center in Lorton, Virginia from Friday, September 12 and remains on view through October 19, 2014. Editor’s […]

September 2014 | Posted in At the Centers dept,News (Time related),Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section,People and Places,Potter's Shed Section,Virginia | Read More »

‘Prestigious group’ to show works

Opening at 6:00 pm on Friday, June 6, 2014 at the Bloomington Theatre and Art Center in Bloomington, Minnesota, “Paper and Clay” is an Invitational Ceramic Exhibition featuring the work of ceramic artists Wayne Branum, Mike Helke, Randy Johnston, Jan McKeachie Johnston, Maren Kloppmann, Warren MacKenzie, Ron Meyers, Mark Pharis and Rhonda Willers. Curated by […]

June 2014 | Posted in At the Centers dept,Minnesota,News (Time related),Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section,Potter's Shed Section | Read More »

Heritage plays main role in his art

“One other thing stirs me when I look back at my youthful days, the fact that so many people gave me something or were something to me without knowing it.” This quoted words by Albert Schweitzer {1875-1965} Humanitarian, 1952 Nobel Peace Prize, has much more deeper meaning in the not only his everyday life, but […]

December 2012 | Posted in Archives,Art-to-Art Palette Journal,Cover Section,Potter's Shed Section | Read More »

Shape it, glaze it, raku it: pottery is fun

Possibly the most popular handcraft in the nation, pottery has made amazing strides on both professional and hobby levels since the end of WWII.  There are a lot of reasons for this growth, but the foremost reason may be that the process of making pottery is exciting.      Clay itself is essentially granite-type rock which […]

December 2012 | Posted in Archives,Art-to-Art Palette Journal,Potter's Shed Section | Read More »

‘Hearts’ of a potter are in the Hoosier

The wheat fields of Indiana are a golden flowing carpet that stretches over acres of well-worked land, broken only by lush green wooded areas that appear to watch over the space.  To some this land appears as nothingness, bare and void of people and noise.  To others, it is the closest thing to heaven that […]

July 2012 | Posted in Archives,Art-to-Art Palette Journal,Cover Section,Potter's Shed Section | Read More »

Bro opens twin’s art world

Having more than one passion in your life doesn’t have to be confusing.  Just ask Adam Reeder, a creative energetic sculptor that is taking imagination, knowledge, teaching and beauty to exciting new levels in the art world.  One example is Reeder’s love of Greek religion and mythology.  By using his skill of molding clay, the […]

May 2012 | Posted in Archives,Art-to-Art Palette Journal,Potter's Shed Section | Read More »

About the Cover art as published then 2007-08 Fall/Winter Edition “The Groundling” is an earthenware sculpture, 14W ”x 10”W,  by Christine Klinger, a sculptor, photographer and writer of Yellow Springs, Ohio. In the above work photographed by the artist, she expressed, “I have also been drawn to issues of a more emotional and psychological nature.” […]

March 2012 | Posted in Art-to-Art Palette Journal,Potter's Shed Section | Read More »

    About the Cover art as published then: 2008-09 Fall/Winter print edition, Vol. 20 No. 3 “Jake” by watercolorist Herb Reed, sits outside in front of his tattoo parlor, enjoying his rise out of Reed’s discard box “as a great lesson in what you can do with fresh eyes.“ Herb Reed’s medium of choice […]

February 2012 | Posted in Archives,Art-to-Art Palette Journal,Cover Section,Potter's Shed Section | Read More »

In Step with Ralph Stuckman

Mastering the throw with the poises      Throwing clay is an art in itself and centering clay is a most important part of throwing it properly on a wheel head. You will know if the lump of clay is centered when it is free from wobbles. It takes practice and practice to master the art […]

December 2011 | Posted in Archives,Art-to-Art Palette Journal,HowDoIt PS dept,Potter's Shed Section | Read More »

In Step with Anna Fisher

Creating of the Dragon      The window portrays a quiet, gloomy mirror of green spotted by dark towering trees.  A sudden crack of lightning has brought me upright from a sound sleep, pulling me toward the outdoor scene.  An extended roar of thunder vibrates beneath my feet and then, in a split second, but also […]

December 2011 | Posted in Archives,Art-to-Art Palette Journal,HowDoIt PS dept,Potter's Shed Section | Read More »

Artist will show you the magic

     Children are naturally drawn to the anticipation of the unknown.  For the high school art students of Deering High School in Portland, Maine, the trick to the magic slowly unfolds before their eyes as an idea becomes a thought, a thought becomes a drawing and the drawing becomes reality.      “I did that?” is […]

November 2011 | Posted in Archives,Art-to-Art Palette Journal,Cover Section,Potter's Shed Section | Read More »

Long chosen a 2011 best

     (AAPNW-OH) – Opening at the Ohio Craft Museum in Columbus with an artist’s reception and awards ceremony, from 1:00-4:00 pm on Saturday, May 1, the “The Best of 2011” features nearly 100 works in clay, glass, metal, wood, fiber and mixed media by 66 artists. Juror Paula Owen, who is the President of the […]

April 2011 | Posted in Archives,Art-to-Art Palette Journal,Potter's Shed Section | Read More »

Still-life creations cometh alive

     The workbench is noticeably covered with scrapped pieces of metal and wire.  A welding apparatus stands frozen in the corner as if waiting for the TV picture tube parts to jump up and dance. A man stands silently, pondering this scene.  Images begin to float and swim in his mind and he fingers some […]

January 2011 | Posted in Archives,Art-to-Art Palette Journal,Cover Section,Potter's Shed Section | Read More »

Man finds artistic identity in glass

     The unrelenting medium of glass carving is one that only a perfectionist can conquer. Ever so slowly, refined sketches are worked and reworked, in preparation for a distinct abrasive sandblasting technique that carves elaborate deep relief sculptures into the thick, ultra-clear glass. Unlike many forms of art, while carefully carving away to desired depth […]

January 2011 | Posted in Archives,Art-to-Art Palette Journal,Cover Section,In-Out Design Section,Potter's Shed Section | Read More »

Cox: ‘Mud was great!’

     Glen Dale, West Virginia is situated in the very top tail of the state, along the Ohio River with Ohio and Pennsylvania bordering each side. “God’s Country” as many has made reference to and for good reason. Here, nature is respected and treated as a gift and in return, a type of bond seems […]

December 2010 | Posted in Archives,Art-to-Art Palette Journal,Cover Section,Potter's Shed Section | Read More »

Ceramists to ‘fire’ their works

     (NWPR) – Opening Friday, September 17 at ArtSpace/Lima with an artist’s reception between 6:30-8:30 pm, the show “For The Fire: Makers of Wood-Fired Ceramics and Selections from Their Collections” will feature works by Midwest ceramists who work with wood-fired kilns. In addition, the artists have each selected a piece with special meaning from their […]

September 2010 | Posted in Archives,Art-to-Art Palette Journal,Potter's Shed Section | Read More »







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