Artist Talks

Artist talks are free and open to the public. Beer from Four Saints Brewing Company is available for purchase. Artists will present slides and discuss their work.

Tony Clennell and Dan Finnegan

February 22, 5:30pm

Tony Clennell

Tony Clennell is a second generation potter that has taught workshops in Canada, USA, Japan, China, Korea, Wales and Italy. He has a Master of Fine Arts from Utah State University and is a member of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts. He has written more than 55 articles for ceramic journals and is exhibited in museums and collections in North America, Europe and Asia. He is the author of "Stuck in the Mud."

Tony Clennell 1 TN Tony Clennell 2 TN

Dan Finnegan

Dan Finnegan has made a career as a studio potter in Fredericksburg, Virginia since 1980. He trained with Ray Finch at the Winchcombe Pottery in Great Britain. He is the founder of LibertyTown Arts Workshop and the curator the show "Pottery on the Hill" in Washington, DC.

Dan Finnegan 1 TN Dan Finnegan 2 TN

Dan will present a slideshow of English Country Potteries photos taken in the 1970s and will provide a brief overview of his own work.
Tony will present "Production versus One-Offs", a potter's four-month study and observation of porcelain production in Jingdezhen, China. He will also show his work over the past 35 years in his "Fail, it ain't so bad. Look at me!"