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Marcia Selsor

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Only 2 Weeks Left To Save $550 Of Tuscany V

29 January 2015 - 09:38 AM

ONLY 9 potters spots and 1 no-potter spot left!!


The discounted period ends February 13 for registration for the Tuscany V trip to Italy. We visit Florence and combine our Uffizi visit with the newly opened Vasari Corridor from the Pitti Palace across the Arno to the Uffizi with the Medici collection of self portraits by famous Renaissance painters.

We stay in Faenza and see the International Museum of Ceramic Art (one of the largest collections of historical and contemporary ceramics in the world) plus visit many studios there, the UNESCO World heritage site of Byzantine 5th and 6th century Mosaics on a day trip to Ravena. We'll stay for 6 nights in the medieval town of Certaldo Alto while working at La Meridiana, the International School of Ceramics,  for Dolce Raku and Obvara firings. We will also visit Siena, San Gimignano and Volterra. 
Check these sites on the web sites below. 
Two weeks left to save $555 on this trip.New to the program is a tour of the Vasari Corridor during the first days when we're in Florence.Tuscany V 2015

The Vasari Corridor

What Is Your Favorite Potters Council Benefit?

27 January 2015 - 09:54 AM

It seems there is a focus for this topic. So I must ask all you PC members, what is your favorite benefit of the Potters Council?
Health Insurance?
Shipping Discounts?
Conference discounts?
Opportunities for showing your work in calendars and on line gallery?
magazine, books and DVD discounts?
Look up the benefits and let us know what you like


Newcomb Pottery Traveling Exhibition

27 January 2015 - 09:03 AM

I contacted Tulane and got the Itinerary. After the Gardiner Museum in Toronto it goes to Florida.

06/06/2015- 08/30/2015 The Wolfsonian, Florida International University, Miami, FL
10/16/2015- 01/03/2016 The Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, Jacksonville, FL
01/23/2016- 04/17/2016 Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, MI
07/30/2016- 10/23/2016 Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN


Newcomb Pottery Show At The Gardiner Museum In Toronto, Canada

25 January 2015 - 01:43 PM

The exhibition "Women, Society and Change" will be at the Gardiner Museum from Feb. 5 to May 18. http://www.gardinermuseum.on.ca
It features Pottery metal work and fabric design from the Arts and Crafts movement created by women at Newcomb College. I saw the show in New Orleans last year. Great show of work from the Arts and Crafts Movement which I happen to enjoy.

So if you are near, try to see it.


Are You Started Into Your New Year Plan/program. Are You On Track?

19 January 2015 - 09:37 AM

We are well into the new year. Have you shaken off the holidays and started beck in earnest to get your plans going?
Are you stocked up?
Some new ideas draw up and in your studio?
What are you doing to get going?I am preparing for a workshop nearby and will be doing some demos prior to the big firing day. This gives me an excuse to experiment on small pieces in a wide variety.
I love teaching!