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Mark C.

Member Since 09 Jan 2012
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Firing two more glaze loads today in gas kilns Updated 19 Apr · 0 comments

About Me

Full time production potter since graduating with a BA from Humboldt State in Northern Ca. Been doing art shows since early 70's.I'm a glaze and fire potter-pots are the canvas-
I do juried art shows in the western states-I have several galleries in Nor-Cal that carry my work.i have two reduction kilns a slat kiln and several electrics and a raku kiln as well.
Clay has shaped my life since a high school class. I have been involved with all types of ceramics from slab to slipware to throwing. I have settled on High fire porcelain production wares for the kitchen as a livelihood. I make all glazes from scratch and I specialize in brightly colored wares for everyday use that are durable.
My family is/was all teachers except me from elementary to collage level art Professor. I choose a different path -really it choose me.
I am an ocean person . Other interests include Diving-underwater photo (have sold many a fish photo)-salvage diving-commercial diving some-Dive Travel around this planet
Extreme offshore tuna fishing off north coast of Ca.I need the sea as its been around me since birth and plan on my ashes to go there as well.I have to many interests and to little time.
I have a few boston whaler boats for fishing and diving and do so every year during our brief summer ocean season here.
I have taken fish photos underwater for 30 years now and make ceramic fish from those experiences.
I still love clay and dealing with good customers.
I make salt ware for fun these days.

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  • Age 64 years old
  • Birthday March 15, 1953
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  • Location
    Near Arcata Ca-redwood rain forest
  • Interests
    Diving-underwater photo-salvage diving-dive Travel
    Extreme offshore tuna fishing off north coast of Ca.

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