If you want to read about the first part of my weekend it would be best to head over to Whynot blog and read it there, Meredith has a great post about it! She was kind enough to loan me her studio for the weekend in exchange for watching the shop (above photo) and what a great shop it is! Friday was very busy and I met lots of nice folks, very little studio work, but a fun day.
I got unloaded, look at the view I had, look at the studio I had, all to myself with an air conditioner!!! It is huge and strangely enough, I found myself very disoriented. After a few hours there I realized that I had worked myself into the very far corner of the studio and the warmest part of the space. I had been looking forward to getting away from my tiny, hot work space and there I was in pretty much the same space I have at home.
and I have a new respect for those of you that work in your shop and have to help customers while trying to make pottery. When do you get your WORK done!? It was nice to talk to people, but the interruptions are maddening. After the shop hours ended I thought finally I would get some work done, only to have a neighbor show up to see if I would help get the cows back in the fence...........
Before I forget, let me tell you this, because I am about to burst! I applied to the American Craft Today show at The Bascom and I had an email while I was in Seagrove that THREE of my houses/barns were accepted in the show!!!! WOOOOHOOOO. You can read about the show here. The curator for the show is Carol Sauvion,the executive producer of the Peabody Award-winning and Emmy-nominated “Craft in America” PBS television series, as well as creator and director of Craft in America Inc., so needless to say, I am blown away that I was selected. Thank you thank you!!!
Saturday and Sunday I worked down at Joseph Sand's place and I have lots of photos to show you!!!! I'll post more tomorrow, right now I am dirty and stinky and need a bath very badly!!
Meanwhile hop on over to Joseph's blog, there are a bunch of great photos there of his firing, his pots are amazing and I have a few new pieces that I am loving from Mark, Meredith and Joseph.
New motto: will work for pots!