John Baymore ... Wood-fired Chadogu and Pottery


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

Postby JBaymore » Jun 1st, '12, 14:33

Here is an Ido-style chawan I threw in New Hampshire, bisque fired here, and then took 1/2 way around the world and fired in MunGyeong, Korea using their glazes and fired in a Korean-style climbing kiln.

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

Postby Ken Kang » Jun 1st, '12, 22:13

JBaymore wrote:Here is an Ido-style chawan I threw in New Hampshire, bisque fired here, and then took 1/2 way around the world and fired in MunGyeong, Korea using their glazes and fired in a Korean-style climbing kiln.

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Beautiful!! Ash glaze?
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Re: John Baymore ... Wood-fired Chadogu and Pottery

Postby Saladin » Jun 5th, '12, 22:30

JBaymore wrote:Here is an Ido-style chawan I threw in New Hampshire, bisque fired here, and then took 1/2 way around the world and fired in MunGyeong, Korea using their glazes and fired in a Korean-style climbing kiln.

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

Postby Chip » Jun 7th, '12, 12:45

Very cool story and fantastic piece, John!
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Re: John Baymore ... Wood-fired Chadogu and Pottery

Postby JBaymore » Jun 21st, '12, 21:17

CLAYFEST
at the Sharon Arts Center
Saturday + Sunday
June 23 + 24, 2012

12 noon til 6 PM

I will be there demonstrating on Sunday afternoon from noon until 4 PM. Will be doing a slide lecture on woodfiring sometime that day also.... time TBA. I'll be around the event a bit on Saturday too since the other NHIA faculty members will also be demo-ing.

These pieces of my teaware will be available in the exhibition / sale held in conjunction with the event.

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Hope someone from TeaChat can stop by and say hi.

More info here: http://ceramicartsdaily.org/community/t ... -clayfest/

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

Postby Chip » Jun 23rd, '12, 08:01

Good luck, John! Aren't there any shows down near Philly?!?
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Re: John Baymore ... Wood-fired Chadogu and Pottery

Postby JBaymore » Jun 23rd, '12, 10:27

Ken Kang wrote:
JBaymore wrote:Here is an Ido-style chawan I threw in New Hampshire, bisque fired here, and then took 1/2 way around the world and fired in MunGyeong, Korea using their glazes and fired in a Korean-style climbing kiln.

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best,

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

Beautiful!! Ash glaze?
Aloha, Ken


Ken,

Thanks. Yes, an ash glaze, combined with splashes of a different a calcia-fluxed feldspathic one, but they did not tell us the actual content ... there just were three buckets of glazes for us to use. We got a pretty fast verbal description and that was pretty much it. Sort of "blind glazing" :? .

I had about 10 chawan in that firing..... but the shelving for the noborigama chamber in which all of our work was loaded collapsed during the firing. Lower stilt/shelf let go...... it was a bit of a jumbled mess. This was the only chawan that actually survived and it was sitting on a shelf that was tipped at an angle that about matches the directionality of the glaze runs you see on the inside rear of this bowl.

The kiln shelf above this one was held off this bowl by the rest of my chawan acting as "kiln stilts"........ and of course all crushed or glued to the shelves :wink: . 9 gave their lives so that this one could be born.

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

Postby JBaymore » Jun 23rd, '12, 10:28

Saladin wrote: Sweet!


Chip wrote:Very cool story and fantastic piece, John!



Thanks Saladin and Chip.


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

Postby JBaymore » Jun 23rd, '12, 10:32

Chip wrote:Good luck, John! Aren't there any shows down near Philly?!?



Thanks Chip.

If/when I have something in Philly....I'll let you know. If you find me a gallery there looking for a solo exhibition of teawares about 1 year to 1 1/2 years out from now...... let me know :wink: .

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

Postby Ken Kang » Jun 27th, '12, 01:22

JBaymore wrote:
Ken Kang wrote:
JBaymore wrote:Here is an Ido-style chawan I threw in New Hampshire, bisque fired here, and then took 1/2 way around the world and fired in MunGyeong, Korea using their glazes and fired in a Korean-style climbing kiln.

JohnBaymore-IdoStyleChawan-MadeInNH-Fierd InMungyeongKorea.jpg


best,

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

Beautiful!! Ash glaze?
Aloha, Ken


Ken,

Thanks. Yes, an ash glaze, combined with splashes of a different a calcia-fluxed feldspathic one, but they did not tell us the actual conteCnt ... there just were three buckets of glazes for us to use. We got a pretty fast verbal description and that was pretty much it. Sort of "blind glazing" :? .

I had about 10 chawan in that firing..... but the shelving for the noborigama chamber in which all of our work was loaded collapsed during the firing. Lower stilt/shelf let go...... it was a bit of a jumbled mess. This was the only chawan that actually survived and it was sitting on a shelf that was tipped at an angle that about matches the directionality of the glaze runs you see on the inside rear of this bowl.

The kiln shelf above this one was held off this bowl by the rest of my chawan acting as "kiln stilts"........ and of course all crushed or glued to the shelves :wink: . 9 gave their lives so that this one could be born.

best,

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

Thanks for the info, sorry to hear about the 9 that didn't make it.
Planing a trip to Korea in November, still in the planning stage.
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Re: John Baymore ... Wood-fired Chadogu and Pottery

Postby JBaymore » Jun 28th, '12, 13:41

The Art of Contemporary Chawan
International Invitational

Cavin-Morris Gallery
210 11th Ave.
New York, NY

212-226-3768

June 28 - August 17, 2012

Opening 5-7 PM June 28th

The following three of my Chawan (split postings coming) have been shipped to this invitational exhibition, with boxes. I am not sure which two of the three they will be showing..... I left that up to them. If you are in the NYC area....... please stop by to the see the show. The group of artists that have been invited looks excellent to me. It was co-curated by Robert Fornell, Rick Mahaffey, and Randall Morris. So there will be some really nice Chawan available there. I unfortunately cannot make the opening reception happening this afternoon.

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

Postby JBaymore » Jun 28th, '12, 13:45

(Cavin-Morris Gallery Art of Contemporary Chawan -cont.)

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

Postby JBaymore » Jun 28th, '12, 13:46

(Cavin-Morris Gallery Art of Contemporary Chawan -cont.)

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John Baymore ... Wood-fired Chadogu and Pottery

Postby debunix » Jun 28th, '12, 13:59

Can't imagine having to pick just one...
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Re: John Baymore ... Wood-fired Chadogu and Pottery

Postby iannon » Jun 28th, '12, 22:55

debunix wrote:Can't imagine having to pick just one...

I can only wish I were picking one ;)
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