Cherrico Pottery BIG Pots at Midwest Art Festivals

Art in Bayfront Park Joel Cherrico will be exhibiting and performing live pottery demonstrations on his York Kick Wheel August 19th and 20th in Duluth, Minnesota at Art in Bayfront Park. One of Joel’s best BIG pottery jars will be on display, as well as a few of his best Cosmic Mugs. This will be Joel’s 7th year participating in this festival. …

Birthday Pots: 29 Freebies

Cool facts about the number 29: The atomic number of Copper (Cu) The number of years it takes the planet Saturn to orbit the Sun Iowa is the 29th state in the US- I grew up in Iowa! No, I didn’t grow up on a farm 🌽🌽 My age. Today is my 29th birthday! To celebrate, we’re giving away 29 pots, …

The Art of Throwing Pottery on a Kick Wheel

*This is a guest blog post, edited by Joel Cherrico and written by Macy Kelly: CSB/SJU Marketing Intern at Cherrico Pottery. In this post, Macy addresses fan questions from Cherrico Pottery Facebook Live videos about why Joel uses traditional kick-wheels instead of electric, motorized wheels like most potters.  You may be wondering why Joel Cherrico kicks his pottery wheel around and around, instead …

Fresh Pottery Friday: Moon Mug Giveaway

The newest Moon Mugs are getting more complex. Intricate textures that resemble crater impacts are meticulously carved, poked and pressed into each porcelain mug. You can actually watch a demo of me creating Moon Mugs in this Facebook video. The surface colors require tediously brushing on black, blue or rusty iron, before wiping colors away using an “Inlay Technique” inspired by these …

Mugs, Mountains and A World Record Attempt

ALL Kickstarter pottery shipped worldwide to over 15 countries! COOL! Ready for new types of cosmic and mountain pottery? I’m back in the studio busing out new art. Here’s a snippet of the best Instagram pics of new pots: New pots will all be available when our new online store opens in just a few weeks. Our email newsletter will announce when all pottery is available, as well …