It's been an interesting week if you call sitting at a keyboard trying to write an article for a magazine interesting...Well it warmed up today and as I wrote I glanced out the window, looking at our chickens having a hay day between paragraphs. My neighbor Courtney stopped by and we went up to the new studio and I gave her the virtual tour, hopefully we will get back to that after I go to AthensGeeAyyyy to teach a workshop at the UGA ceramics department. I get to see an old friend Ted Saupe, who has been teaching there for 12 years. I will also get to get some quality time with his brood, I think he's up to 12. Ted was actually instrumental in getting me into the Clay program at the U of T in Knoxville back in the early part of my Jurassic period.(I mean the early eighties) For a guy that makes mostly sculpture he can really throw a beautiful pot. Maybe that's his secret-Make lots of sculpture, and occasionally throw some pots just to keep your edge. Radical. Anyway Ted has invited to come down for a little demo and slides for the cadets in the art department at UGA and I wouldn't miss it for the world. Maybe we'll get some fish tacos at Cali and Tito's. (recomended by Brooke) I also hear that REM is releasing a new album, so there should be plenty to do while I'm down there.
I'm also dropping some pots by the MUDFIRE studio and gallery in Decatur GA, for their "American Masters" show. Surely they must be kidding, I think they need my piece to serve hors d'oeurves on. I'm only 46 years old! Ok, I do have a