Roger Jamison, retired Mercer University Professor, potter, friend, mentor, anagama guru, and “Grand Daddy of Ceramics” in the Middle Georgia area. Check out his site with pictures of recent firings, and construction photos of various kilns at Jamison Pottery, Juliette, Georgia. Roger makes beautiful, wood-fired, traditional pots.
Jim Sandefur, groovy, laid back potter friend who throws some of the thinnest, most translucent, porcelain pots I have ever seen. Jim makes groovy pots.
John Skelton, kind-hearted friend and fellow potter who makes beautiful Asian inspired pottery. John is very soft spoken and so are his pots… quiet, soft, understated, and elegant. John has some mad throwing skills and has several video clips on his site.
Ayumi Horie, potter, activist, marketing genius, inventor of “dry throwing,” who makes the most fun pots to own and use. I love her whimsical pots and her sheer genius in marketing her wares.
Lora Rust, beautiful, refined woman who makes lovely porcelain forms with the most incredible art nouveau inspired manipulations.
Bridget Fox, kindred spirit in all things, lover of nature and keeper of everything “green”. Bridget makes the most beautiful, meticulous, hand-built nature-inspired forms, vessels, wall sconces, and fountains. I had the pleasure of sharing a studio with Bridget for a few years before she answered the call of the mountains and moved to Burnsville, North Carolina.
Martha Grover, emerging potter who makes thrown and altered forms in porcelain. Her pieces are very nature inspired, and extremely fine. I always think “Georgia O’Keefe meets clay” when I see Martha’s work.