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Posts Tagged ‘USA’

Posted in Blog on November 18, 2013

2013 new Horsehair Raku work

  I worked on an order for a 22 inch big horsehair raku plate during the months of August and September. It is quite a process. First, you throw several big plates because with the shaping, trimming and drying a lot can happen. Ferric fuming Horsehair Raku Plate “Cald ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on July 11, 2013

New Flower-of-Life Kamakura-Red Plate

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Posted in Blog on June 30, 2013

Participation in ACGA Festival.

After our move out of Japan this last March I will have my next exhibition at the Palo Alto ACGA Festival. The ACGA is the Association of Clay and Glass Artists of California. The festival will be on July 13 + 14, 2013 from 10 am – 5 pm. It is held at the Palo Alto Art C ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on June 29, 2013

New cutting-edge Kamakura-Red works June 2013

I made some new Kamakura-Red works in May and June for the upcoming ACGA Art Festival in Palo Alto, California on July 13 + 14, 2013. ACGA is the Association of Clay and Glass Artists of California. I started cutting again in my work. I don’t have to take it ar ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on May 10, 2013

Simon Leach workshop

      Already 3 weeks ago I attended a workshop by Simon Leach at the Civic Art Center in Walnut Creek, California.   He is the grandson of Bernard Leach a master potter from Great Britain. I know Hamada Tomoo, the grandson of Hamada Shoji a master potter an ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on April 5, 2013

Terracotta Warriors-Asian Art Museum

Two weeks ago I went to the exposition of the Terracotta Warriors in the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco. General Terracotta Warrior.  The elaborate underground palaces and formidable terracotta army of China’s First Emporor, buried for more than 2,000 years, are perhaps the ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on October 20, 2012

My youngest son’s wedding

My youngest son Arjan married his high school sweet heart Katie on September the 22nd. They are very happy and were ready to take this next important step. The newly-wed couple Katie and Arjan and the parents. Our little family: Swanica, Maarten an ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on August 28, 2011

Yosemite

Last week, Adriaan, our son Maarten and I went to Yosemite National Park, which is south of Lake Tahoe and about a 4 hour drive from the Bay Area, where we live. Maarten and Adriaan went up the Vernon Falls and the Neveda Falls, which took them about 5 hours. It was a great ex ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on June 17, 2011

First mile stone

The weather is quite beautiful at the moment: the sun shines and the temperature is around 80F and at night it cools off so you can sleep very well. The second surgery went very well and the margins are clear. So, we are very happy about that! First mile stone and the surgery ch ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog on May 28, 2011

Research and Support Groups

At the moment, I read quite a lot about breast cancer. They have quite some support groups at Stanford Hospital and also in the Bay Area. It is just wonderful to see how much support there is. Last Wednesday, I went to the Breast Awareness group guided by the nurse of my surgeon. ... Continue Reading

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