Stoked: Five Artists of Fire and Clay

January 19 - April 7, 2013

A nationally touring exhibition organized by Saint John's University, Stoked reviews recent work by Richard Bresnahan, Artist in Residence at Saint John's University, and four former apprentices who have worked with Richard and the Saint John's Pottery since it was established thirty years ago. Each of the artists has been influenced by the artistic style established by Richard, as well as his focus on local, sustainable materials and community engagement. With that continuity in mind, this 30th-anniversary project highlights the development of creative identity within and outside the bounds of apprenticeship.

Organized by Saint John's University and the Saint John's Pottery Studio


Get an insider's look at Stoked from its curator, Dr. Matthew Welch, Deputy Director and Chief Curator at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts


Richard Bresnahan, Landscape Platter with Meander Pattern
Richard Bresnahan, Landscape Platter with Meander Pattern, 2008; Johanna kiln, Tanegashima chamber; stoneware with white slip and fumed seashells
Richard Bresnahan, Landscape Platter with Meander Pattern
Stephen Earp, March Hare Platter
Kevin Flicker, Lidded Bell Jar
Samuel Johnson, Tea Bowl

Anne Meyer, Mama Moon


Learn more about Richard Bresnahan's working methods here.

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