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After 19 years, the Frank Lloyd Gallery is announcing the closure of its exhibition program, and their move to a private space. During its lengthy and critically recognized tenure, the gallery served the art community of Southern California with its mission of presenting ceramic artwork in a fine art context. Founder and director of the gallery, Frank Lloyd, will continue his work in the art world, as the representative of the Estate of Craig Kauffman as well as the Estate of Peter Voulkos. For more information about this transition, please refer to Frank Lloyd’s blog.
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Cheryl Ann Thomas

Cheryl Ann Thomas will participate in the upcoming group show Meredyth Knows Ceramics at NAGA Gallery in Boston, Massachusetts. Scheduled to coincide with the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts' 2015 conference, the show will be on view March 6 – March 28, 2015.

Craig Kauffman

The Estate of Craig Kauffman, in conjunction with the Frank Lloyd Gallery, has launched a new website: It features images of artworks, a selected exhibition history, primary-source documents and a chronology to guide visitors through Kauffman's life and work.

Adrian Saxe

Adrian has a new website: Here, visitors will be able to access images of artworks, selected exhibitions, archival publications, and a biographical chronology.

Museum Exhibitions

Cheryl Ann Thomas

The Museum of Fine Arts Boston has recently opened a group exhibition titled Nature, Sculpture, Abstraction, and Clay: One Hundred Years of American Ceramics, presenting gifts from the Daphne Farago Collection and the Philip Aarons and Shelley Fox Aarons Collection, in addition to other new acquisitions. On view through January 3, 2016, the exhibition highlights December, a recent acquisition by Cheryl Ann Thomas.


We are pleased to report that an interview with John Mason was conducted by Paul Smith for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. This interview is part of the Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project. A transcript can be viewed on the Archives of American Art website.

John Mason has also been interviewed by Hunter Drohowjowska-Philp for Artscene Visual Radio, and the recording will be available soon for download or podcast at the Artscene Visual Radio website.

The Ceramics Research Center at Arizona State University is a national and international destination for the hands-on study and enjoyment of ceramics. Established in 2002, it houses and displays the ASU Art Museum's extensive ceramic collection of more than 3,000 objects. The international holdings demonstrate the full range of technique, aesthetic approaches and possibilities within the medium. To learn more, please visit the CRC website .

The Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery at Scripps College in Claremont, California is home to the Marer Collection of Contemporary Ceramics. The collection, which includes nearly 900 works by American, British, Chinese, Korean, and Japanese artists, is focused on West Coast ceramics and the work of those artists involved in the ceramic revolution of the 1950s. The collection is available for viewing online through the Williamson Gallery website.