movie day: Inima Pottery




A potter marriage couple in Kawakami village, Nara, Japan.
Their own brand is “Inima Pottery”

Vessels that are to be considerate of human living including “Yasashii-Utsuwa” designed for people even with handicap. How have they been created.

These two authors live together and they found the starting point through “meeting with new people”, “anxiety” and “conflict” in their life.

Tenth Annual Michiana Pottery Tour

The Tenth Annual Michiana Pottery Tour has taken a new approach during the pandemic. The 2021 event is planned as a hybrid event on September 25-26, 2021. With lingering uncertainty and varying levels of comfort from person to person due to COVID variants, the 2021 Pottery Tour will be a hybrid event. Some artists will have work available in-person at one of six stops. Some artists will have work available for online purchase only. Some artists will have work available in-person AND online.The event will be hosted virtually at and in-person at various locations around the Michiana Region.

Guests interested in the in-person event can visit the Michiana Pottery Tour website for a details map of locations and artist participants. While visiting the website guests will also be directed to the websites and contact information of all participating artists. Guests may purchase and/or view information about each artist thru these direct links.

Interest in contemporary functional pottery is growing in the Michiana area. This tour will feature ceramic artists with local and national exhibition experience. Additionally, a new book about the potters of the Michiana region titled, The Michiana Potters, was written by Meredith McGriff, and traces the networks and culture surrounding the potters working in the region. The author will be a participant in the virtual tour this year and copies of the book are available by following links on the Michiana Pottery Tour website.


The video was shot by Goshen College students and edited by pottery tour participant Keith Hershberger.

Hosts of the tour include Mark Goertzen, Justin Rothshank, Sadie Misiuk, Brandon “Fuzzy” Schwartz, Trevor Daugherty, Alec Hoogland, and the Goshen Clay Artists Guild. Hosts have invited guests from near and far to join in this year’s event. Visit for more information. Information and images can also be found on the Facebook site, or on Instagram, @michianapotterytour.


The Ceramic Sculpture Conference – Register now!

After 34 years of tradition the John Natsoulas Center for the Arts is proud to continue the largest sculptural ceramics conference in the world. Conceived by the need for dialogue and direct interaction between artists and students, CCACA 2021 brings the ultimate ceramic sculpture event to Davis, CA. In an intimate setting, you can interact with top artists in a way not possible at other venues. UC Davis, home to the late sculptor Robert Arneson, was instrumental in defining a new direction for ceramic art. Enjoy delightful downtown Davis and be inspired by nationally recognized ceramic art talents. Demonstrations, lectures, shows—no other event delivers more inspired knowledge of ceramic sculpture for a better price. Meet face-to-face with distinguished ceramic sculptors you might only read about; see and hear from the artists what makes them top in their field.