Louis Reilly Soda Workshop

Gail Nichols was a visiting artist at the Utah State ceramics program for about two months while she was in the united states.  During that time, Reilly studied with Nichols.  Nichols stayed in Logan for about 2 months, during which Reilly assisted in approximately 10...

Artist Spotlight – Emily Connell

During a recent trip to Belger Crane Yard, I noticed the work of Emily Connell. When I’m “wearing the hat” of a thoughtful critic, the visual has to trump everything.  Ms. Connell’s work immediately intrigued me because it looks mature. ...

Good Curation: Breathing Room

Nelson-Atkins China Collection, Nelson-Atkins Museum 2F, Kansas City Missouri. Consider negative space, and the balance of 2D and 3D objects in these arrangements....

Museums Should Be Free

The purpose of this essay is to more clearly understand Museums as a financial vehicle.  I argue that because of the way nonprofit organizations in the United States function, they principally benefit wealthy donors.  While not entirely inappropriate, keeping...