Articles by Jonathan Kaplan

Thoughts to Ponder

January 17, 2012
Here are 15 thoughts to ponder as the 2012 New Year starts.
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Who's on First?

October 26, 2011
Who actually "owns" a glaze formula, clay body or ceramic process?
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The American Studio Pottery Movement

May 16, 2011
American studio pottery has replaced American pottery manufacturing.
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PPP: The Perils and Rewards of Glaze Testing

March 1, 2011
or How I Learned to Make Glaze Testing Work for Me
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Preaching to the Choir

October 20, 2010
More students, artists, and working potters are joining the ceramics community, but the marketplace of buyers and collectors does not seem to be growing at the same rate.
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Downsizing? Upsizing? Staying the Same?

September 22, 2010
The economic downturn has affected many individuals in the ceramics industry, but everyone has a different story to share.
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Some Interesting Parallels

August 11, 2010
Showing your work means taking a risk-but it also means better exposure to a wider audience.
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Lifestyle Choices

July 14, 2010
Many people espoused certain lifestyle choices when choosing to be potters, without knowing how taxing and hard it might be-especially on family life.
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Living on the Edge and Taking Risks

June 18, 2010
We have taken a big risk. We are self-employed; we make things of great beauty and utility that, really, most people don’t need. You can’t eat a pitcher or a mug.
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NCECA 2010: Some Afterthoughts

May 26, 2010
After returning home and having the exhilaration of being so immersed in clay-related activities for such an intense time, I have three questions.
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