Thank you NCECA. For everything that you are. It was a blast. Catch y’all next time. #nceca2018
I’m headed to NCECA. Looking forward to seeing all my friends and making some new ones.
#roadtrip #nceca2018 #joshcopus #apotterslife
I probably should be making pottery right now… but we got a new tool for the jail.
#oldmarshalljailproject #joshcopus #oldmarshalljail #apotterslife
I’ll be at Queens University here in Charlotte all day doing the brick factory and demonstrating pottery techniques. Come on down and visit if your in the area.
#joshcopus #visitingartist #apotterslife
Free Josh Copus workshop in Charlotte!The February teaching tour continues with a trip down to Queens University of Charlotte on the 26th and 27th.
This is free and open to the public. Come on out and say hello.
We will be demonstrating some pottery techniques and I’ll be bringing the brick factory.
Should be a great time for all.
#visitingartist #queensuniversityofcharlotte #joshcopus #apotterslife
Just wrapped up a great 2 day workshop and lecture at Florida State College in Jacksonville. Thanks to @cottrellart for inviting me and Liz and all the folks for treating me so well. It’s been a blast.
Thanks to @trevortdunn and @stephenheywood and all the students from UNF for hanging.
I went surfing, collected shells, and toured the awesome facilities at UNF and FSCJ.
It’s happening down in Jacksonville!
It’s been real Florida, thanks for warming me up, but it’s time to hightail it back to my mountains.
#visitingartist #floridateachingtour #apotterslife #joshcopus
I just finished up a whirlwind 5 days at Florida Atlantic University. We loaded, fired, unloaded, and cleaned the work from 2 kilns. Only one of which made it successfully to temperature… buts that’s how you learn!
I demonstrated and talked a bunch and shared multiple image presentations.
We even found some time to go to the beach and do some bowling.
It was a fantastic time.
I saw a lot of young people become excited about woodfiring. The transformation to empowerment that the kiln can have on people always fascinates me and fills my heart with joy and hope.
Thanks to Angel and Thomas for having me. And most of all thanks to all the students for being interested in my stories.
#visitingartist #fau #woodkiln #woodfire #woodfiredpottery #joshcopus
Woodfiring at Florida Atlantic University.
#woodkiln #woodfire #kiln #woodfiredpottery #clayallday
I’m working as a visiting artist here at Florida Atlantic University for the next couple of days. We will be firing two kilns that share the same chimney…at the same time. That’s a first for me. Should be interesting.
#woodkiln #woodfire #woodfiredpottery #artist #kiln #pottery #joshcopus
Winter is a good time for reflection.
A time to put things in order. A time to remember where we’ve come from and prepare for what is yet to come.
This is a photo from my first winter on the land. This same time of year… but ten years prior.
After the Temple kiln was built but before so many other things were built. Before the studio, the landscaping, the other kilns, and before so much more.
It’s a good reminder of how far we have come. And how long things take when your on the pay as you go plan and doing most of the work yourself.
Good medicine for someone who never feels like they get enough done in a day. A good reminder that the days add up to something special if you just keep showing up and plugging along.
#landproject #apotterslife #woodkiln #woodfiredpottery #joshcopus