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www.EvolutionStoneware.com. This is a demo of a ceramic cigar box
style guitar (CBG style) that I made out of stoneware clay. The clay
guitar body & slide were sculpted, fired to 1945F, engobe coloring
was added, and they were fired again to 2232F in 1 of my electric kilns.
The guitar body is modeled on one of my organic seed pod type designs.
The neck is oak. It’s tuned to A, D. This video was made for you by
Janis Wilson Hughes, owner of Evolution Stoneware Pottery.
played this through an outboard piezo preamp box that I built yesterday,
into an effects unit, and into my Fender Hot Rod Deluxe tube amp with a
power soak unit I built years ago. The tune is an improvisation written
by me yesterday.
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Arnold used to be a BMX rider that traveled the US. He discovered clay through an injury forcing him to be on crutches for an extended period of time. He began taking community college clay classes and then transferred on to Edinboro University to earn his BFA in ceramics. He is now in his second year of MFA candidacy at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.
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6 month studio residency in Sonoma California. The next application deadline is May 2.
believe that our connection to the community is strengthened by
supplying a venue for talented artists to integrate with, and become
members of the Sonoma community. For six months our Artist in Residence
provides community members and visitors with a fresh perspective.
One Artist in Residence will
be chosen to spend six months living and working at the Sonoma
Community Center. During this time, the Artist in Residence is able to
concentrate on developing a cohesive body of work. While
at Sonoma Community Center, the Artist in Residence is given ample
employment opportunities to teach classes and workshops to community
members of all levels.
to all artists living within the US, the opportunity is designed for
artists dedicated to developing a body of work with a specific purpose
of end goal, culminating in a gallery exhibition at the completion of
the residency. Includes stipend, furnished apartment and semi-private studio in exchange for 20 hours of work per week.
September 2016 to September 2017
Working days are to be determined to suit both the Gallery’s needs and the
successful candidate’s other commitments
Stipend: $200 per week (excluding holidays)
The successful candidate will be expected to work as a studio technician for up to 15
hours per week, not including studio time used for personal explorations
Recent graduate in ceramics from a recognized institution or in his/her graduating
year in a ceramics program at a recognized institution
Possess an interest in arts and craft, and are able to tackle a few projects at once and
deliver all on time
Self-motivated and able to work in a communal environment
This is a great opportunity for the successful candidate to build their portfolio with
diverse projects that support our programs including the possibility of exhibition in
our RBC Community Gallery
The successful candidate will have access to a fully equipped studio including
potter’s wheels, electric, gas and raku kilns, etc… Tools, clay and glazes are not
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to teach in our community and
The AGB is open some evenings and weekends
The current Ceramics Resident will be available to discuss the residency and their
To apply, please send a resume and cover letter by May 15, 2016 to:
Denis Longchamps, Artistic Director & Chief Curator
Art Gallery of Burlington
1333 Lakeshore Road
Burlington, ON L7S 1A9
Or by email: email@example.com
A current portfolio will be required if you are selected for an interview.
located in the heart of Burlington, Ontario. We stage as many as 20 regional, national and
international exhibitions a year, and are home to the world’s largest collection of Canadian
contemporary ceramics and seven art and fine craft guilds. An interactive and creative space,
we provide art and craft education programs and public tours for people of all ages. Spanning
over 44,000 square feet, our space boasts seven fully equipped studios, three galleries, a one of
a kind gift shop, a sculpture courtyard and year-round conservatory. For more information on
the AGB visit AGB.life