• Lynne Meade: Pushing Boundaries

    I started playing with clay as a child. By the time I was 8 or 9 years old I was actually selling little animals that I made at a local consignment store. I don't know what possessed me, but I took a shoe box full of little creatures into the shop

  • Sam Schumacher and the Alchemy of Glass

    Tell us a little bit about yourself. I’m a glassmaker, who falls somewhere in the cloudy realm between artist & craftsperson. I grew up across the bay from San Francisco in the sleepy little town of Albany, and I currently live down the road in Oakland. Immediately after graduating high

  • James Aarons: The Rise and Fall, with Yeast

    I first picked up a lump of clay in the mid 1970’s, junior high school, threw it onto the head of a kick wheel and proceeded to make a squat bodied, long necked bottle.  Who knew?  Next came a hand-built Pisa-like vessel made of coils and dots.  I was an

  • Featured Artist Interview: No Repeats for Penelope Starr

    What is your medium, and what inspired you to start working in glass?  Medium is glass, and in this century, mostly recycled glass. As a child I said I wanted to be a “poet, author, artist, scientist”. By the time I was in college (1950s), I knew I wanted to

  • Erin McGuiness: Playing the Long Game

    This is another installment in an ongoing monthly feature dedicated to spotlighting an ACGA member and learning more about their work, studio practice, and philosophy. Want to be featured in an upcoming spotlight? Email us to have your work featured in an upcoming post! Tell us a little bit about yourself. I am

  • Peter Vizzusi: A Modern Artisan

    This is the second installment in an ongoing monthly feature dedicated to spotlighting an ACGA exhibiting member and learning more about their work, studio practice, and philosophy. Want to be featured in an upcoming spotlight? Email us to have your work featured in an upcoming post! What are you considering when you

  • Featured Artist Profile: Malia Landis

    We are very excited to launch our new Featured Artist spotlight, a monthly feature dedicated to spotlighting an ACGA exhibiting member and learning more about their work, studio practice, and philosophy. Want to be featured in an upcoming spotlight? Email us to have your work featured in an upcoming post! Our