This blog profiles emerging ceramic artists and their approaches to establish themselves as successful artists. I will explores notions of success, entrepreneurship, and the validity of ceramics in contemporary culture. See More
This collection of work explores light hearted commentaries or humorous qualities in the realm of ceramic sculpture. These qualities can comprise of absurdity, irony, duality, translations, and/or can be found in the use of color, form, or movement.
"Hi Jason--are you the guy from the cover of the Humor in Craft book?? Nice! Yes, the technique is mishima. I incise fine lines with a swivel-blade exact-o knife and inlay with black velvet underglaze and wipe away the excess with a…"
Every other year, crafthaus awards a micro grant to a craft artist regardless of their location, professional background, or chosen craft field.The grant is unrestricted and intended to provide assistance for an interesting new personal or group…See More
Olivia Shih: Hello Vincent, and thank you for agreeing to this interview! Could you give us a little background on yourself and your work? Vincent Pontillo-Verrastro: Prior to jewelry, I was a classically trained trumpet player studying at…See More
A short time after I joined Crafthaus, I noticed a post announcing the Crafthaus/Arrowmont scholarship to attend a summer workshop. Not thinking that I would be selected at all, I went ahead and started browsing the catalogue offerings to see what…See More