New Website!

Thank you so very much for signing up here. Each time someone does I feel excited that someone is interested and that urges me to keep writing, often with clay on my hands. Many times I focus on studio work to the exclusion of everything else. Today, after spending time away from it all, I […]

Monument Square Art Fair returning to its original home

Our Invitation to You We’re juried into this premier Art Fair in Racine, WI.  60 of the very finest artists from the Midwest and beyond in one location, the heart of Racine, WI. You will find John at booth #10. Returning to its original home on Monument Square in Downtown Racine, one of Wisconsin’s oldest […]

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 […]

Find great pottery in Ellison Bay, Door County

A map to Ellison Bay Pottery Door County Peninsula. It’s worth the drive to northern Door County.  Not only will you find great pottery at affordable prices, there are several restaurants (Mink River Basin, Viking Grille, and T. Ashwell’s). There are two other potteries in Ellison Bay, their links are on my blog roll. Check […]

35th Anniversary Celebration: #16 in a Series of 35: Door County Potters Guild First Annual Pottery Tour

Saturday May 2 and Sunday May 3 the Door County Potters Guild will host their 1st Annual Pottery Tour. Eight potteries will open their studio doors to the public and give visitors an early peak at their new work for 2009. Brochures and more information will be available at each pottery. Ellison Bay Pottery Gills […]