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Wassily Kandinksy’s 1924 oil on canvas, ‘Tiefes Braun,’ on view at Pivot Art & Culture

Seattle Magazine Staff

Georgetown’s Equinox Studios Gathers and Grows a South End Arts Gang

Equinox Studios is luring big names to Seattle’s latest arts hot spot with innovative deals

Fire art at Equinox

Tim Appelo

Saltstone Ceramics to Offer Kids’ Clay Camps

Seattle pottery studio passes the art to the next generation

After a 15-year hiatus, Sarah Steininger was ready to return to her passion. Last July, the Seattle-based ceramicist started her own studio, Saltstone Ceramics, which she says has been “the best decision [she has] ever made.”  Aside from being an artist, Steininger is a teacher. She teaches clay classes that focus on beginner techniques in…

Carley Schmidt

Natural Elements of the PNW-Inspired Ceramist Carolina Silva

Shaped by Spanish roots and a connection to nature, Dorotea Ceramics owner creates unique pottery

Ceramist Carolina Silva blends artistic influences from her native Spain and natural elements inspired by the Pacific Northwest into the handmade pottery pieces she creates for her line Dorotea Ceramics. Silva’s daintily etched florals and playful color palettes make ordinary objects like plates, bowls, vases and pie servers extraordinary. The Phinney Ridge resident says she…

Marianne Hale

Pottery Northwest Exhibit Fuses Coffee and Clay

Upcoming exhibition displays Seattle's coffee obsession through ceramic art

Seattleites can’t get enough coffee. But the often forgotten and likely more important piece to this necessary beverage is its vessel. Pottery Northwest’s upcoming exhibit, “Coffee and Clay,” features coffee-related ceramic ware to demonstrate an intersection between seemingly separate mediums. It runs June 3 to July 1 and will celebrate 21 different artists, including work…

Carley Schmidt