Potters + Pandemic

I am thankful to be a potter, particularly during the pandemic. This craft has helped me cope with the long hours of isolation by allowing me to create and make. On the other hand, selling pottery during a pandemic is fraught with difficulty; pottery is a luxury item, and when…

Why make?

Making: A Pathway to a Fuller life! “Why make?” The question to some of us seems almost like saying “Why breathe?” We have always been creative, and for many of us we don’t know any other way. I believe the need to make is in the DNA of all of…

What is Raku Crazy!

When I first started raku firing at my home with a friend many years ago, our husbands together called us the “raku-nuts.” Today, some here at The Village Potters refer to my Raku Intensive class students and myself as the “raku crazies.” Both of these nicknames are due to symptoms…
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