Category Archives: New Brunswick

Tom Smith Page Added To Studio Ceramics Canada

Tom Smith. Small stoneware pot with a bronze lid, nd. 10.2. h x12.7 w cm. Collection Judy Blake.

Tom Smith. Small stoneware pot with a bronze lid, nd. 10.2. h x12.7 w cm. Collection Judy Blake.

Tom Smith Strathbutler Award 1992

Tom Smith Strathbutler Award 1992

Teacher, early social activist, and ceramist, Tom Smith moved through many careers and activities to become one of the most respected ceramic artists of New Brunswick. Enjoy the journey through his life and art.

By the way, if you have pictures and stories about Tom you would like to share, contact me via the comment section below.

Peter Powning. Only a Few Days Left to Catch his Recent Artwork Exhibition

Glyph Arch Branch Vessel Ceramic, cast bronze and glass. 19" w x 10.5" deep x 29" h Peter Powning

Peter Powning. Glyph Arch Branch Vessel. Ceramic, cast bronze and glass. 19″ w x 10.5″ deep x 29″ h.

If you haven’t seen it yet go see Peter Powning’s most recent exhibition organized by the the Sandra Ainsley Gallery and the New Brunswick Museum.

Peter, a mainstay of the New Brunswick ceramic field, has been integrating other media into his  sculptures for many years.

Works such as his Glyph Arch combines the fire-based media of ceramic, cast bronze and glass.

Judy Blake Page Added To Studio Ceramics Canada

Judy Blake working on a Penguin Sculpture.

Judy Blake working on a Penguin Sculpture.

Judy Blake. Saggar fired Vessel, 2005. 30 cm h x 28 cm w. White earthenware. This piece shows the lines from the ‘fuming’ of the copper wire on the shoulder.

Judy Blake. Saggar fired Vessel, 2005. 30 cm h x 28 cm w. White earthenware. This piece shows the lines from the ‘fuming’ of the copper wire on the shoulder.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Enjoy the elegant forms and birds and the dynamic surfaces of Canadian ceramist Judy Blake. Judy’s specialty is smoke firing in its many forms: naked raku, sawdust and saggar firing. Tucked away in Lincoln, NB, she is making her presence felt on the national and international scene.

You can also see more of her work on Judy Blake’s  website.

 

Judy Blake. A New Book On Her Work and Career

 

Judy Blake by Jonathon Bancroft Snell. Frye Canadian Ceramist Collection.

Judy Blake by Jonathon Bancroft Snell. Frye Canadian Ceramist Collection.

Congratulations to Judy on a recently published book, titled “Judy Blake”! Written by Jonathon Bancroft-Snell the book describes the evolution of her ceramic birds as well as her trajectory from functional potter to ceramic artist to sculptor.

The book is available from the Jonathon Bancroft-Snell Gallery in London, ON ( 1-519-434-5443) or from Botinicals in Fredericton, NB ( 1-506-454-6101).

Also, look for Judy’s page on this website in the early new year.