We visited Jerry Brown and his sweet wife Sandra at his shop in Hamilton and he gave the boys the grand tour! It was great – here he is showing them the inside of the wood fired brick kiln:
He’s the 9th generation of his family to be a potter, and makes his own glazes and digs his own clay, using his mule ‘Blue’ to mix it. Shug wants to go visit Blue:
The mill that Blue turns:
Inside the shop – see these strawberry facejug pots? Nobody else is doing this – they’re brand new!
We came home with this face jug teapot:
September 19th is the Monte Sano Art Show in Huntsville (it was wonderful last year!) and I think Jerry told me he will be there again this year. My friend Conor O’Brien, who was a featured artist last year, will be there again this year also. Can’t wait!