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Remembering AU professor and potter Val Cushing

By Eileen De Guire / November 22, 2013

Val Cushing, Alfred University College of Ceramics professor emeritus, died Nov. 17 and had a long relationship with the American Ceramic Society.

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Eileen’s five fave CTT posts in 2012 (and her liberal interpretation of the number five)

By Eileen De Guire / December 31, 2012

Background image: Molten glass. Credit: Michael Germann; Dreamstime.com. Peter and I thought it would be fun to share our five favorite posts from 2012. Finding that choosing only five was nigh impossible, I decided to sort my picks into three categories, which instantly grew my budget to 15 stories! External forces Advances in science and…

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Daily Clay — ACerS introduces app of ceramic artworks

By Eileen De Guire / April 4, 2012

An app released last week by ACerS showcases ceramic artwork. A free version offers one image per day, and a modestly priced upgrade version allows users to save more favorites, share images with friends and sort. Credit: CPC; ACerS. In graduate school, my experiment involved melting glasses made of fly ash in silica crucibles in…

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Technical ceramics and art ceramics—only a brain apart

By Eileen De Guire / January 5, 2012

Teapot by Diane KW and Corey Lum featured in the Potters Council 2012 Teapot Collection calendar. Credit: Ceramic Publications Company. Is this a familiar experience? You are at a social gathering and somebody asks what you do for a living. You tell them you are a ceramic engineer, and as sure as oxygen follows nitrogen…

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