Deborah Britt Pottery News The latest news from Deborah Britt Pottery. en-us Fri, 27 Nov 2015 03:59:39 CST Fri, 27 Nov 2015 03:59:39 CST Fran Leibowitz Dies <div><a href="" title="Fran Leibowitz Dies"></a></div><div>&nbsp;Check out this link to poor Fran Leibowitz's obituary, from the movie Animal House.&nbsp; Maybe I should re-think the kiln firing I'm planning for next week!</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div><a href="" title="Fran Leibowitz Dies">Fran Leibowitz Dies</a></div> Thu, 29 Oct 2015 11:24:42 CDT Potters of the Wind Rivers (POWR) Mother's Day Event! <div> If you are in the area, please join us for this annual event.&nbsp; There will be food, libations, fun, and oh yes, pots!&nbsp; We will be at the Coalter Loft on Friday evening from 5-9 and Saturday from 10-3.&nbsp; Grab a beer at the Lander Bar and come on upstairs to join in the fun.&nbsp; Hope to see you there!</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><img alt="" src="/admin/../resources/img/blog_img/149/2015_MDP_final.jpg" height="627" align="middle" width="498" /> </div> Thu, 30 Apr 2015 10:22:42 CDT New Work at Margo's Pottery! <div> If you're in the Buffalo, WY area, don't forget to stop by<a href="www.margo's"> <a href="www.margo" s=""" s="""="">Margo's Pottery</a></a><a href="www.margo" s=""" s="""=""></a>.&nbsp; I just delivered some new work there, and I am pleased to be represented along with the amazing artists' work you will find in the shop!</div> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 13:04:09 CST Evolution of Terracide/Resilience <div> I've been visiting the Lander Art Center periodically during the installation of West By New West to monitor the evolution of my installation, Terracide/Resilience.&nbsp; I expected drying and cracking to occur in the "ooze", but was surprised by how aggressively it has ripped the underlying duck tape away from the edges, creating a new, and more interesting edge pattern to the piece.&nbsp; Here are a couple of photos comparing the piece from when it was first installed until now--three weeks later.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div><img alt="" src="/admin/../resources/img/blog_img/149/IMG_20140626_145716.jpg" height="323" width="561" /></div><div><img alt="" src="/admin/../resources/img/blog_img/149/IMG_20140718_153549.jpg" height="348" width="562" /></div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>Here's a close up of the transformation/decay of the "ooze".</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div><img alt="" src="/admin/../resources/img/blog_img/149/1405776891827.jpg" height="324" width="243" />&nbsp;</div><div><img alt="" src="/admin/../resources/img/blog_img/149/IMG_20140718_153630.jpg" height="640" width="461" />&nbsp;</div><div>I love the fissures that have occured as the "ooze" shrinks, and the alteration of the edges as the "ooze" pulls the edges inward.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div><img alt="" src="/admin/../resources/img/blog_img/149/IMG_20140718_153644.jpg" height="640" width="480" />&nbsp;</div><div>In this photos, the rock beneath the sculptural element has become exposed.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div><img alt="" src="/admin/../resources/img/blog_img/149/IMG_20140718_153854.jpg" height="401" width="571" /></div><div>This is a close-up of the "ooze" as it has hardened.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>I'll post more photos toward the end of the exhibition, scheduled for August 2.</div> Sat, 19 Jul 2014 09:40:34 CDT West By New West <div> The West by New West opened this weekend and will be on display through August 2.&nbsp; The opening was great fun, and I enjoyed getting to know these talented Cheyenne artists who had invited me to participate as their guest!&nbsp; Here are a few photos of my installation piece for the show, entitled "Terracide/Resilience".</div><div>&nbsp;<img alt="" src="/admin/../resources/img/blog_img/149/IMG_4682.jpg" height="307" width="409" /></div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;Terracide/Resilience (detail) by Deborah Britt</div><div><img alt="" src="/admin/../resources/img/blog_img/149/IMG_4684.jpg" height="311" width="413" />&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;Terracide/Resilience (detail) by Deborah Britt</div><div><img alt="" src="/admin/../resources/img/blog_img/149/IMG_20140626_150622.jpg" height="306" width="409" />&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;Terracide/Resilience (detail) by Deborah Britt</div><div><img alt="" src="/admin/../resources/img/blog_img/149/IMG_20140626_150636.jpg" height="478" width="358" />&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div></div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div> Sun, 29 Jun 2014 15:31:20 CDT