Clay Adventures with Jabulile Nala and Susan Bernstein

A Serendipitous Opportunity

A Serendipitous Opportunity

After returning home from a week teaching at Arrowmont School of Crafts in Gatlinburg, TN, I saw an announcement for a woodfire conference in North Carolina. I learned that acclaimed South African ceramicist Clive Sithole and two siblings from the Nala family, renowned Zulu potters also from South Africa, had just been there demonstrating their craft. There was no way I could've caught the conference, since I was busy teaching and traveling during that time, but I felt so disappointed that I had missed such an incredible event. About a week later, I was going through my emails over morning coffee...

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