Controlled Burn: Wood-Fired Pottery in Seagrove, North Carolina
This 128 page book takes a closer look at a group of Seagrove-area potters and the artistry of their wood-fired work. Andrew Glasgow, former executive director of the American Craft Council, reviews the Seagrove pottery tradition and where it stands in the crafts pantheon today. Featuring portraits of and profiles on: Chad Brown, Donna Craven, Daniel Johnston, Kate Waltman nee. Johnston, Fred Johnston, Sid Luck with Jason & Matthew Luck, Levi Mahan, Micahel Mahan, Ben Owen III, Vernon and Pam and Travis and Bayle Owens of Jugtown Pottery, Anne Pärtna, Hitomi Shibata, Takuro Shibata, and David Stuempfle. By Barbara Wiedemann and photography Art Howard.