State of the Clay – January 2019 – Ambitions and Reality

The Artist January is always an odd month. After weeks working on holiday commissions, traveling to shows, and gatherings with family and friends, the beginning of each year is startlingly slow. There are few sales, and fewer shows to attend; it seems the whole world is temporarily “shopped out.” It gives an artist and business owner… Continue reading State of the Clay – January 2019 – Ambitions and Reality

State of the Clay – August/September 2018 – A Long-Delayed Update

The Artist Summer always seems to get away from me more quickly than I’d like. The draft of this post was started in the beginning of August, but crafting and shows took their toll on my time, and I find myself finishing it at the end of September. After a long, hot summer in the… Continue reading State of the Clay – August/September 2018 – A Long-Delayed Update

State of the Clay – July 2018 – Busy, busy, busy!

Happy July! Syracuse has been “enjoying” a period of incredibly hot weather, the result of which is me hiding in the air conditioning, working with somewhat melty clay. Ah, the joys of summer! The Artist In spite of all that’s been going on, I’ve managed to keep my sanity this month! I finished my first… Continue reading State of the Clay – July 2018 – Busy, busy, busy!

State of the Clay – June 2018 – A blog post? Inconceivable!

Hi followers! Yes, you read that right, the blog is back! Considering how well my previous attempts to update on a weekly/biweekly/whatever basis went, I’m switching to a monthly post called The State of the Clay, to keep you updated on the latest goings-on in my World of Clay™. Let’s get started! The Artist Boy… Continue reading State of the Clay – June 2018 – A blog post? Inconceivable!

In like a lion and…back out like a lion again!

For a few brief moments, it was as though spring had come early to central New York, only for us to be buried in snow today. Oh, well. It’ll be back. What’s going on with Eclectic Clay? We have an Instagram account! You can follow @eclecticclay for all sorts of photos. Presently I’m participating in… Continue reading In like a lion and…back out like a lion again!