Inspire Me | Randy Johnston | Important Pots

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In his studio surrounded by the snow-clad Wisconsin countryside Randy Johnston reminisces whilst turning foot-rings on yunomi. He contemplates the long-lived aspect of a ceramic object; transcending generations and reaching across time and space. Johnston remembers anecdotes told by Warren MacKenzie about the beginnings of his apprenticeship with Bernard Leach and the 1953 tour of the US by Leach and Hamada and it’s impact upon American ceramics.

Profile | Jim Malone

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Jim Malone was born in Sheffield in 1946. After the death of his father, his mother moved the family back to her native Wales. Malone went to train as a teacher in Bangor in 1966 and then accepted a teaching post at a school in Essex in 1969. He continued with his childhood love of … Read more