Monday, January 31, 2011

One Of My First Pots

I made this during my first pottery classes at the UofMn I took from Curt Hoard. 19" tall, coil and paddle construction, iron oxide rubbed in, scraffito decoration.
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Thursday, January 27, 2011

Ink Bottle circa 1860

Jean found this old Ink bottle for me at the Salvation Army.
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Tuesday, January 25, 2011


Joki, originally uploaded by togeika.

I made these at Shimaoka's workshop during my apprentieship there. These were at the opening show at Yanagi's house. It was restored and turned into a contemporary gallery

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Jizo Bottle

During the first war with Iraq, I made 108 of these in honor of the war dead.