Running like a red thread through Marcel Alcalá’s paintings and ceramics is a quiet foreboding, winding along the ocean floor of the subconscious.
The People’s Pottery Project is becoming a structure of support for formerly incarcerated women, trans, and nonbinary individuals.
Peters Valley began as an experimental colony, eventually evolving into a craft school of prominent women blacksmiths, ceramicists, and fiber artists.
The work of Jiha Moon and Stephanie H. Shih is both aesthetic and political, a commentary on assimilation as a process in which one’s national origin is not forgotten or erased.
LGBTQ Pride month is now. Every day in June, we are celebrating the community by featuring one queer art worker and asking them to reflect on what this moment means to them.
Gibbons was a fixture of the Denver art community who died in September 2019. Her work uses slip casting, organic matter, and found objects to show the fragility of the human experience.
Born in Boyle Heights, De Larios left behind a significant legacy of clay sculptures, ceramic works, and civic art installations that reflect her Mexican heritage and worldly perspectives.
At Volume Gallery, Anders Ruhwald is showing small, colorful ceramics that don’t generally leave his studio.
Kim Dickey’s exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver is a strange environment of animals, plants, gardens, and floral forms rendered in clay.
PHILADELPHIA — Of all the astonishing things Roberto Lugo has done in his career — from creating a DIY potter’s wheel and mixing his own clay from dirt in an urban scrapyard, to creating a new genre of hip-hop-inflected political porcelain — the most radical might be that he is head over heels in love with something rather uncool in the contemporary art world: skill.
PARIS — Conversations about art and medium-specificity are almost always conversations about history.
DETROIT — One does not, perhaps, consider ceramic objects to be immediately gendered, possess sexuality, or be particularly political.