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Joe Fafard: the book

Joe Fafard is one of Canada’s most prominent sculptors and his journey from a small francophone farming community in Saskatchewan where he went to a one-room school and did his share of chores around the farm, through art school in Winnipeg and at the University of Pennsylvania, and on to the realization of his own […]

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A Potter’s Workbook by Clary Illian

Several years ago I had the pleasure of spending two days at a workshop where Clary Illian threw pots on a treadle wheel and talked about the shapes she made and her life as a a potter. Her book, A Potter’s Workbook, is much like that workshop: simple and unadorned, yet thought-provoking. With the help […]

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