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What We’re Doing in the Studio

Garden Stools

We love sharing what our students are doing in our classes. The garden stools above were a particularly fun project that really challenged our students on the wheel and really inspired their creativity.

Made in three parts and assembled, each student then brought his or her own ideas into the project:

Koi by Joe Butta

Garden Stool - Joe

Artist Joe Butta showcases colorful fishes swimming in deep waters with flowing seaweed.

The Neighborhood by Linda Knowles

Garden Stool - Linda_front viewGarden Stool - Linda_back view

From owls and lizards to ants and mushrooms, artist Linda Knowles offers a whimsical take on the inhabitants of a tree.

Whiskey Barrel by Bobby Carter

Garden Stool - Bobby

Bobby Carter created a realistic whiskey barrel complete with curved wooden boards and bands!

Links We Like

West Virginia boasts so many incredibly talented potters. Here are just a few links we’re following right now:

Exquisite pottery by Keith Lahti http://www.handmadecremationurns.com

Work by one of the state’s best-loved potters  http://www.hannahspottery.com

Classic or whimsical pottery by Lindsay Philabaun http://www.lindsayphilabaun.com

Amazing pottery with a sense of humor http://www.lockbridgepottery.com

Beautiful raku by Diana Pittis http://www.pittispottery.com

Tamarack, the best of West Virginia http://www.tamarackwv.com