Feb 13 2023


7:00 pm

Program – Suze Lindsay: Developing Strategies for Surface

Suze Lindsay is a studio potter living and working in the NC mountains.  Her salt-fired stoneware pots subtly suggest anthropomorphic form and character as she manipulates by altering, stacking and combining parts to create functional forms with personality.  Her mark-making is strongly influenced by the study of historical ceramics with a focus on surface decoration used to enhance form by patterning and painting slips and glazes.  Suze will talk about the many approaches to surface enhancement, sharing images of both historical and contemporary sources that can be studied for their methods to mark-making on a 3D form.  At the end of the presentation she will demonstrate a short hands-on exercise for exploring ideas about personal imagery and how to enhance forms with slips and glazes.

Suze is a much sought-after exhibitor and workshop presenter.  She has taught at numerous art centers including Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Penland School of Crafts, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts and Anderson Ranch Art Center, and at universities and clay conferences across the US.  Her work is in numerous permanent collections and museums.