press

got an email from our chair this morning about a recent show with my work but the name was wrong.  i did a few searches trying to figure out the skinny but was unable to find the link. however i did fine  an on line article done for America’s Clay Fest that spoke a bit … [Read more…]

a little queen

i fired my first kiln load of summer work last friday and am pretty happy with the results. ball milling the black seemed to help reduce the iron spotting and i’m pleased with the new direction of the flat ones. although i’ve been thinking about how to push the envelope on those a little farther … [Read more…]

summer reading it happened so fast

last year i decided to take up the task of reading and rereading books on art criticism and theory.  finishing this was lyotard’s discourse, figure; which i found interesting up to a point.  that point was the end (in my opinion) when it seemed like he just wanted to stick it to freud and the … [Read more…]

vacation

returned home from vacation a few days ago and got back to the studio tuesday to do a little editing and return to the new work. mailed my work to vision in clay 2013 and today i shall be sanding the whole lot and hopefully putting in a bisque.  i had taken my sketchbook but … [Read more…]

Got Whiskey

http://erennie.wix.com/tynkerhelp Local burlesque starlet, Tabitha (TYNKERHELL), is faced with oppressive and mounting medical bills for a very serious illness. Join us on this amazing night of music, burlesque and variety acts and silent auction to show a whole lotta love and support for one of the most phenomenal women we know. somewhere in this kiln … [Read more…]

summer

about a month into vacation and i have managed to make a bit of work in the studio. i actually am pleased with the amount of work, less pleased with my lack of sketching but i figure during the trip portion of vacation i will be inspired (eye candy) and have time to sketch. i … [Read more…]

summer!

the raku class ended nearly a week ago and this week has been inventory a little more inventory, daydreaming about my summer plans (read: sketching madly and listening intently to words from songs for new ideas) and finishing up loose ends around the studio along with my summer worker. this year it was decided to … [Read more…]

sandblasting and progress

the spring semester ended, may term and free school are both in full swing and no new work has been started but i’ve gotten around to sandblasting the last few i did this spring including my hall and oates tribute as inspired by the visual and ear worm that is rich fulcher’s sick dance moves … [Read more…]