We are currently prepping this space on 2011 Baltimore to be a pop-up shop and salon style gallery for contemporary ceramics (and other art forms) for March First Friday and NCECA 2016, partnering with Cerbera Gallery and The Nevica Project from Chicago. It will be exhibiting work from contemporary ceramic artists including: Mariko Brown, Jane Shallenbarger, Chandra…

As part of her residence at the International Ceramics Studio (ICS) in Kecskemét, Hungary, Melanie Sherman had the unique opportunity of learning translucent porcelain techniques from George Timock. She worked with the most translucent Hungarian porcelain, used by the porcelain manufacturer Herend. At the ICS she also studied plaster models, mold making, casting, china-paints, and lusters with…

Melanie Sherman will participate in Red-Hot Shop, a ceramic exhibition at Sherry Leedy Contemporary Art, as part of NCECA 2016 “CENTRAL SHUTTLE ROUTE” Red-Hot Shop will feature intimately scaled, affordable works by local and national artists. The semi-annual Hot Shop has inspired a broad audience of collectors and a new generation of buyers. Featuring pieces by Daniel…

The ceramic exhibition at Belger Crane Yard can be visited from March 16th to March 19th.It is part of the NCECA “NORTH SHUTTLE ROUTE” (NCECA Exhibition: Across the Table, Across the Land) Home Base is an exhibition of Red Star Studios Members including Al King, Nancy Bean, Kelly Finn, Margi Posten, Beth Parker, Mary Kay…

Masterclass with Susan Nemeth from Ceramic Review on Vimeo.   Inside Ceramic Review issue 276, in her ‘Masterclass’ feature, we learn how Susan clearly leaves her mark on the pieces she has become known for. Taking us, step by step, through the process of her making, she shares information on how she coils, builds, uses…

Belger Craneyard (former Red Star Studios) celebrates eighteen years of its Studio Membership program, ranging from hobbyists to professional artists, that enriches the studio community by bringing a variety of life experiences together, through the Home Base ceramic exhibition, in the context of NCECA 2016. Beyond providing access to equipment and a place to work, Red…

Today I started taking over the Kansas City Artist Coalition’s Instagram feed. Follow my journey through some cool galleries, artist studios, showing you some works in progress for NCECA 2016 and shows that will be up during the conference. Visit my Instagram account and click the FOLLOW button: https://www.instagram.com/melanieshermanceramics/ https://www.instagram.com/kcartistscoalition/ About the Kansas City Artist Coalition:…

Sexy Pots February 5 through February 28, 2016 Bonovitz Space What is a sexy pot? Voluptuous vessels, subtly suggestive curves, and sumptuous glazes make a viewer want to reach out and touch a beautiful work of ceramic art. This exhibition will explore a range of vessels that evoke feelings of desire during the season of love and Valentine’s Day. The exhibition will feature the work of Martha Grover, Jennifer Martin, Kristin Muller, and Melanie Sherman. - See more at: http://www.theclaystudio.org/exhibition/sexy-pots-2015-2015#sthash.3cNlT7ok.dpuf

February 5 through February 28, 2016 Bonovitz Space What are sexy pots?  Voluptuous vessels, subtly suggestive curves, and sumptuous glazes make a viewer want to reach out and touch a beautiful work of ceramic art.  This exhibition will explore a range of vessels that evoke feelings of desire during the season of love and Valentine’s…

I was lucky enough to visit this beautiful place 2 years ago – not a day goes by that I don’t think about my time in China. It’s been such an inspiration and I can’t wait to go back, hopefully soon! sanbao2 from Sanbaostudio on Vimeo. The video starts with the Chinese technique to obtain porcelain…