martina lantin

Ceramics Monthly

"Spotlight: Mystery and Spontaneity"May 2015

Originally published in Ceramics Monthly, May 2015. http://www.ceramicsmonthly.org. Copyright, The American Ceramic Society. Reprinted with permission.
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Studio Potter

"An Open Door" by Martina Lantin

"It was a pedagogical perfect storm the continuous presence of a professor who facilitated learning through challenges, encour­agement, and care; a curriculum that allowed for self-determined exploration through open-ended assignments; and a peer group that created community in the classroom."
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Adding to the Story: The Work of Martina Lantin

Originally published in Ceramics Monthly, February 2014, 36-41. http://www.ceramicsmonthly.org. Copyright, The American Ceramic Society. Reprinted with permission.
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Pottery Making Illustrated

"The Upside-Down Bowl"July/August 2011

"When decorating bowls, I see it as a game between the interior and exterior of the form. Holding the piece a little below eye level, I imagine the bowl as a centerpiece, decorated in a way that offers a varied perspective depending on where you are at the table."
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Studio Potter

"Failure Makes Great Reclaim"Vol. 39 No. 2, Summer/Fall 2011

"By eliminating habitual motions in the studio, I am able to invent outside of functional conventions and constraints. This dynamic process of making – this flirtation with failure – instigates the freedom to create something innovative."
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Ceramics Monthly

"2010 Artist in Residence Exhibition", October 2010

"The social history of objects is also present in Martina Lantin's functional ceramics. Inspired by early English porcelains and Renaissance majolica, she explores the ability of objects to construct and contain a story."
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Potash Hill

"New faculty member broadens ceramics program"Winter 2011

"I see ceramics, and all art-making, as integral to a liberal arts curriculum. Ceramics combines chemistry, physics and artistic expression, for example. It takes care and attention to craft, and the determination to develop skill is akin to learning the art of writing and critical thinking."
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Pottery Making Illustrated

"A Crowning Achievement" by Martina LantinMarch/April 2011

"I'm interested in the forms championed by industry and the fashion that they began to impart. Collectors of imported ceramics from China displayed these pots as an indication of their status and wealth. These two contexts - industry and ceramics as a display of status - guide my ideas."
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Akron Beacon Journal

"KSU cup show grows in stature" by Dorothy Shinn, Mar 21, 2010

"...with the Pair of Cups she doesn't hide the cut. She's left it there for you to see, but she's fit it together so beautifully that the cut is there, but it's solid, and it's not thickened where the cut comes together, even though to close that seam she's overlapped the clay."
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Ceramics Monthly

Emerging Artists - 21 artists selected from 321 international submissionsMay 2002

"The discipline required to produce such numbers of uniform pots has caused me to focus on the nature of craftsmanship. [...] To treat each pot, though it appears like the others, as an individual and as a reflection of the maker, is an important step in increasing the quality of work produced."
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Ceramics Monthly

Emerging Artists - 21 artists selected from 321 international submissions, May 2002

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