The Ceramic School Blog

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Merran Esson – A Life in Clay

Last week the international ceramics community lost an absolutely inspiring, gifted and generous artist; Merran Esson. Based out of Australia, Merran’s work is recognized the world over for it’s luscious abstract representations of the natural world combined with the geometry and the sometimes organized chaos of the man made city.

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Introducing mixed media artist Jiha Moon.

Mixed media artist Jiha Moon has had a busy 2022 so far; with exhibitions at the Derek Eller Gallery in New York, The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA, Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian, Washington DC, and Unit London in the UK. She’s garnering a bunch of attention with her work, in particular her ceramics which play out like beautiful yet distorted mash ups of old and new, familiar and magical.

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Meet the Maker: Audronė Dačkutė

Up next up in our series of Meet the Maker posts is Lithuania artist, Audronė Dačkutė. She is the creator behind all the whimsical pottery you’ll find at phOceramics on Etsy, and recently had work in the Cat Exhibition that The Ceramic School hosted as part of this May’s Ceramics Congress.

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Movie day with our upcoming Ceramics Congress presenter, Malene Hartmann Rasmussen.

Want to get to know our upcoming Ceramics Congress presenter Malene Hartmann Rasmussen? This great video by Duncan Wright shows some inspiring behind the scenes views in her studio. We can’t wait to see what she’ll be presenting in May!

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The Etsy Dilemma: Why maybe it’s time we found better ways of selling online.

Selling online, social media algorithms, website template builders, photo editing apps; keeping up is enough to make your head spin. No matter which online tools…

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