North Carolina studio potter Suze Lindsay salt fires her thrown and altered stoneware forms. She has presented at workshops and conferences throughout the United States and around the world, including Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute, China, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Tennessee, and Baltimore Clayworks. She will focus on using thrown and handbuilt elements, along with altering and stacking, to create functional pottery. She will also demonstrate slip-decoration techniques.
Seagrove potter Daniel Johnston uses local clay to make his pots, which are wood fired in an 850-cubic-foot kiln. He has apprenticed with Mark Hewitt, North Carolina; Clive Bowen in England; as well as Mr. Sawein Silakhom, Phon Bok, Northeast Thailand, where he learned to make large jars using coiling techniques. During the workshop, Daniel will be making large jars using these techniques, and will discuss using local materials for clay and glazes.
Currently a visiting assistant professor of ceramics at Kennesaw State University near Atlanta, Jeff Campana recently completed a two-year residency at Archie Bray Foundation in Helena, Montana. His work has been shown in galleries across the country, including Red Star Studios, Kansas City; the Clay Studio, Philadelphia; and Baltimore Clayworks. Jeff will demonstrate his unique process of dissecting and reassembling thrown, leather-hard, porcelain forms.