Fall Classes & Re-Opening

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Wow… what a crazy last few months… I’ve been slowly re-opening the studio after an abrupt stop to everything due to COVID-19 and also trying to deal with the cancellation of every art fair under the sun. Classes. Adapting to COVID-19 has been challenging. In order to create enough space around students, class size will now be limited to 2 … Read More

Thinking Spring

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Hello everyone! I’ve been so busy since the holidays… I thought I was going to have a slight break but that hasn’t happened yet. I’ve had full classes since the beginning of January, have been prepping bowls for Mid City Nutrition’s Empty Bowl Fundraiser, and racking my brain for new products for the year. In addition, I am doing a … Read More

Goodbye 2019, Hello 2020!

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One year on the south side October marked one year of studio life at 1935 Bancroft. These last 14 months have been amazing. Having the separate space, equipment and storage has been an unbelievable upgrade, allowing me to progress as an artist more rapidly than I thought was possible. I’m making my goal list for 2020, including things like increasing … Read More

DIY Street Fair/Hello Fall!

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DIY Review This was my first year participating in the DIY Street Fair in Ferndale, Michigan, and my last outdoor show for the year. I prepped non-stop between the Lexington Fine Arts Fair and last week getting ready for what was supposed to be the biggest show of the year for me. DIY lasts 3 days, running Friday night 6pm … Read More

Lexington Fine Arts & Crafts Street Fair

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I had a wonderful time at this year’s fair – met lots of new customers, old friends, made new friends, and sold inventory! It was a beautiful weekend and I had great helpers. Here are some pics from the weekend: Inspiration from a friend My pottery friend, Adam Stuart, posted an instagram photo of Black Eyed Susan that I adored. … Read More

St. Clair Art Fair

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I’ve been working hard the last two months to get ready for my summer shows, and I think it paid off this past weekend in St. Clair! The weather was beautiful, I ironed out the kinks with my new setup, and have a little better idea of what shoppers are looking for. I couldn’t have done it without my amazing … Read More

Before it gets crazy

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I had a moment to head north before my summer shows, and before i’ll spend every waking hour next to my kiln. It’s also a birthday trip-conveniently before tourist season. I love going places before majority of the summer visitors arrive, before the lines and heat. Much more my style. My first stop was at Gwen Frostic Prints located in … Read More

Time Flies!

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Wow it’s been a busy 4 weeks! I was trying to blog weekly but we see how that worked out! I have a full house this month and I’m also trying to prepare for summer shows alongside keeping the pots cycling through the kiln on a regular basis! Here’s what’s been happening at KB Studios: Mid City Nutrition Donation We … Read More

Unfinished Business

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Lots of small projects got finished up (and started) this last week. I fired all of the student work that was ready to go, along with my bowls for the Mid City Nutrition fundraiser. I also ordered a basic set of Mayco Stroke & Coat for my colleagues to use during our team building night, where they will paint my … Read More

Brunch at Kate’s, First Firing and Eva Zeisel

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Though it was cold and cloudy today in Port Huron, it turned out to be a productive and lovely day. First I stopped at Kate’s Downtown to grab “Pop Up Brunch” to go, and then headed to the studio. The kiln cycle takes 8.5 hours and it’s a great uninterrupted time to work on projects. Last week was the final … Read More