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Exhibit at Blithewold

Blithewold, the renowned mansion, gardens and arboretum in Bristol, Rhode Island hosted a season-long outdoor exhibit of my work in 2016. The 18 large vessels in “Destinations and Sanctuaries: Clay Vessels in the Garden” married classical proportions with the influence of the place. Organic forms suggestive of seed pod, cocoon and hive emerged as I […]

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Kintsugi

Here’s a photo of me with one of my 2015 pieces at Mitchell-Giddings Fine Arts. The gold repair is inspired by the Japanese technique of kintsugi ceramic repair. Traditional kintsugi employs lacquer and powdered precious metals (usually gold) to fill cracks. The Japanese aesthetic philosophy of wabi-sabi celebrates the imperfection or flaw as enhancing the […]

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Throwing in Sections: No Limits – Troy Workshop 2015

Here is one of the many beautiful pieces made by students in my workshop on throwing big pots in Troy, NY in January 2015. Thanks to Barbara Reeley and Monroe ClayWorks for organizing a wonderful weekend. Check out the slideshow. Discovery is a form of ecstasy!

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New Work!

In 2014 I finished a line of “fish” pots, and you can see images by clicking on the “Recent Work” tab. The talented, Zach Stephens took these images for me, thank you Zach! Fall 2014, Lumina Fish

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Stephen Procter workshop in Troy, NY – January 2015

I am really looking forward to teaching a weekend workshop at Monroe ClayWorks in Troy, NY in early January 2015. This hands-on class will teach participants, who already have basic throwing skills, how I throw my large pieces in sections. You don’t need to be an expert or a gorilla to make large pots — […]

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New Work! 10/14-11/14

I have been experimenting with new shapes, sizes, and glazes. Glazes on the big vessels are a new direction for me, and it takes them to a different level. Makes me feel like a beginner again, for better and worse — the excitement of discovery (better) and more firing disasters as I figure our what […]

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Dec 6th and 7th, Open Studio!

The 16th annual Cotton Mill Open Studio and Holiday Sale is just around the corner — Saturday, December 6 and Sunday, December 7, 2014, 10 am to 5 pm! This seasonal event celebrates the work of the artists, musicians, bakers, cooks, circus performers, and craftspeople of the Cotton Mill, as well as juried artists and […]

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New show 11-6-2014!

A new show opens at Mitchell-Giddings Fine Arts! November 6, 2014 (opening reception) I will be part of the new show opening on November 6 at Mitchell-Giddings Fine Arts on Main Street in Brattleboro. I and the gallery’s other core artists will be showing alongside guest artists Linda Rubinstein and Emily Mason. I will continue […]

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Pot of the week

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Mitchell-Giddings Fine Arts

After a year of preparation Mitchell-Giddings Fine Arts opened its doors at 183 Main Street in Brattleboro in September 2014.  More than 600 people attended the opening, and the current show features more than a dozen Stephen Procter pieces alongside paintings by Petria Mitchell, Jim Giddings, Doug Trump, Lauren Olitski and Emily Mason, glass by Josh Bernbaum […]

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Open Studio Tour!

  October 4 & 5 2014!  This weekend I will be taking part of Vermont Crafts Council state-wide open studio tour! Artists from all over the state are opening their doors to the public. I will be showing some of my latest work, as well as a collection of both large and small pieces. I […]

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“With” and “Without:” What a Pot Can Do

Steve’s work was recently shown as part of the June Indian Hill Music-Garden Tour in central Massachusetts.  Landscape architect Mamie Wytrwal presented eight of Steve’s pieces at her home in Harvard, MA.  Her gardens offered a stunningly beautiful setting and an array of styles and moods — including a formal fenced vegetable garden, steep hillsides, winding […]

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