The main purpose of my trip to NYC was to attend a workshop at the ceramics institution that is Greenwich House Pottery. Not only did it not disappoint, it was probably one of the best workshops I have ever taken. And I take A LOT of workshops!
Our teacher, the amazing ceramic artist Munemitsu Taguchi, was top notch. Here he is throwing:
I went back to my studio today to put in practice all that I learnt. Not only was I faster at making vessels, I centred them almost immediately and somehow enjoyed the process more! Here’s a picture of the final 6 that I made at the workshop and are being bisqued:
The location of Greenwhich House Pottery was perfect for some neighbourhood exploration. Like the fantastic wine shop, Winesby, across the road:
Beautiful tree-lined streets with gorgeous townhouses:
And stunning apartment blocks:
NOTE: All photos by Araceli Robledo