Please head over to our NEW Website and blog

 Please use this link Ellison Bay Pottery Studios to find us at our new home on the inter web. Our 41st Anniversary Party details are here: PARTY BLOG POST It’s Saturday August 22 from 1-5 and it’s a big deal: Our Studio’s 41st birthday and John Dietrich’s 72nd! We’re baking and chilling and sweeping and painting and […]

I just received these two awards: Awesome Blossom and Because You’re Fantabulous Award.

I just received this today and all I can say is it’s nice to be noticed!! Thanks to my fellow blogger Elizabeth Rose of Elizabeth Rose Mysteries. It is these twin awards: Fantabulous and Awesome Blossom Awards which are straight from the heart and mind of Bally Bin, author of The Good, Bad and Ludicrous […]

Ask A Potter: Is It Hard To Sell Your Favorite Piece of Pottery?

“How can you sell your work?’ “Isn’t it too precious?” “If you love something, how can you bear to part with it?” “Do you ever keep the best for yourself?” John’s answers range from “I can always make another one.” to “That’s how I pay our mortgage.”  I like to say “We’re in this for […]

Gestating Ideas

There is a certain uneasiness, a kind of restlessness, the need to make visible the thoughts, feelings, ideas that takes over when I’ve spent too much time on the business side of life that is starting to make finishing my year-end paperwork very difficult. Almost impossible. Then, add to that the glazing we’ll be doing […]

R.D. BENTLEY – Becoming a Painter – Door County Today

Not  only is Bob a dear neighbor and friend, he’s a damn fine artist. He and Barb are generous hosts and lotsa fun.  Glad this interview was published now…. I’m sure grateful for the opportunity to write this.         R.D. BENTLEY – Becoming a Painter – Door County Today.