John Baymore ... Wood-fired Chadogu and Pottery

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Re: John Baymore ... Wood-fired Chadogu and Pottery

Postby dgm » Jun 14th, '13, 03:45

Wow. These are incredible.

Do you sell any of your chawans, or are they for galleries only?

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Re: John Baymore ... Wood-fired Chadogu and Pottery

Postby JBaymore » Jul 6th, '13, 11:39

dgm wrote:Wow. These are incredible.

Do you sell any of your chawans, or are they for galleries only?


dgm,

Thanks for the very kind words. I'm flattered. :D

I of course sell my work....... I'm a full time ceramic artist..... so that is one significant part of how I make a living (combined with presenting workshops, teaching, doing ceramic consuting work, writing, etc.). Most of my work is sold via galleries and exhibitions.

At this point in my career (late career artist) I don't do "craft fairs" anymore.

On those pieces from the Kansas City Teabowl National exhibition, last time they has an online sales function from the exhibition..... so check out the website to see if they do that again.

http://teabowlnational.weebly.com/2013-teabowls.html

In fact there was an error that I made when I submitted to this exhibition this time, that is a benefit to any purchasers. In the past years the price ceiling for the chawan in this show was always $500....which fits the usual pricing of my work. This time they lowered the ceiling to $200. I missed that on the new application.....and whomever put up the initial teabowl website missed that too and listed them at the price I had stated for these (might be changed by now). So these two bowls are a bit lower in price than my normal prices for such chawan.

I have an Etsy shop that I had set up a long time ago, but I have never populated it. I am still considering if it is a good move for me to do so. I cannot "undercut" the pricing of the galleries that handle my work on a place like Etsy..... or I would have no galleries.

At the moment I do sell direct to someone who contacts me, and we can work via email and images. I also have a showroom in my studio for more local folks.

Hope that helps.

best,

......................john

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Re: John Baymore ... Wood-fired Chadogu and Pottery

Postby JBaymore » Jul 8th, '13, 11:00

Heading to a hotel near the airport this evening. Off to Japan early tomorrow morning to work again for the rest of the summer. I might have internet access from time to time and will chack in here occasionally. I get back JUST before my college classes start August 26th (jetlag.... ugh!). My students will just have to deal with a crtanky professor :lol: .

See ya'll.

best,

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Re: John Baymore ... Wood-fired Chadogu and Pottery

Postby Chip » Jul 10th, '13, 11:14

Hi John,

Not sure when you will actually receive this.

Have a great working trip. Hope to hear about your experiences!

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Re: John Baymore ... Wood-fired Chadogu and Pottery

Postby JBaymore » Aug 22nd, '13, 23:31

Hi everyone...........

VERY busy time in Japan this summer ........JUST got back to the States.

Here's some photos of my time there for those that are interested:

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set ... f03c1a67a9

best,

............john

PS: Thanks Chip.

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Re: John Baymore ... Wood-fired Chadogu and Pottery

Postby Saladin » Aug 23rd, '13, 13:33

Looks like a wonderful trip John!

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Re: John Baymore ... Wood-fired Chadogu and Pottery

Postby JBaymore » Aug 29th, '13, 12:45

Saladin,

Thanks, John........ all in all it was a great trip.

I had one of the best firings I've ever had in Japan there this time .............great colors. And the remaining work that they fired after I left they tell me was equally good.

The best of it is in an exhibition there at Gallery Wando opening September 1st and runing until the 23rd.

In addition to the large body of work I produced, I was doing some museum research at a number of museums and shot almost 1000 new images for teaching.

best,

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Re: John Baymore ... Wood-fired Chadogu and Pottery

Postby JBaymore » Sep 5th, '13, 18:58

Here's a link to the information about the exhibition in Japan that is on right now (sorry...all in Japanese). I do have teabowls and mizusashi in that show....some nice ones.

This mizusashi is in the show:

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http://www.kanayamayaki.com/future/2013 ... inten.html

A portion of the proceeds from the sales from this show will go to the tsunami relief efforts in the Tohoku Region of Japan.

best,

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Re: John Baymore ... Wood-fired Chadogu and Pottery

Postby David R. » Sep 6th, '13, 10:08

very cool yohen effects !

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Re: John Baymore ... Wood-fired Chadogu and Pottery

Postby debunix » Sep 6th, '13, 15:43

David R. wrote:very cool yohen effects !


I object.

They are STUNNING yohen effects.

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Re: John Baymore ... Wood-fired Chadogu and Pottery

Postby Petr Novák » Sep 6th, '13, 15:47

JBaymore wrote:This mizusashi is in the show:

Congratulations John! This one was my favorite from your facebook presentation.

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Re: John Baymore ... Wood-fired Chadogu and Pottery

Postby JBaymore » Sep 28th, '13, 20:14

A few chawan in the next few posts from my 2013 summer's production in Japan:

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All are first pinched as a rough form, carved to shape, and then woodfired in the raw form to Orton cone 14 and burried in charcoal at the end of the firing (youhen process).

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Re: John Baymore ... Wood-fired Chadogu and Pottery

Postby JBaymore » Sep 28th, '13, 20:15

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Re: John Baymore ... Wood-fired Chadogu and Pottery

Postby JBaymore » Sep 28th, '13, 20:17

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Re: John Baymore ... Wood-fired Chadogu and Pottery

Postby JBaymore » Sep 28th, '13, 20:18

More Ido style ones tomorrow.

best,

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