Bruce Dehnert

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Bruce Dehnert is an artist, kiln builder, and writer. He received his BA in Creative Writing from the University of Montana, and MFA from Alfred University. His work is in collections including The Dowse Museum [New Zealand], the Yixing and Liling Museums [China], Alex’s Bar and The Glory Hole [Alfred], and the White House in Washington, DC. Dehnert has written for numerous publications including Ceramics Monthly, Ceramics: Art and Perception, Studio Potter, and Metalsmith. His book, Simon Leach: A Pottery Handbook was a best seller, and he is a member of the International Academy of Ceramics [UNESCO]. He is currently Head of Ceramics at Peters Valley School of Craft.


The Big Burn

This exciting workshop offers artists the opportunity to participate in different types of firings, achieving many results in a short time. You will learn how to prepare and fire your […]

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Making Work for the Anagama

Our historic anagama kiln comes roaring back in 2021. After this pandemic we are beyond excited to fire the kiln. This workshop will be focused on making work [pots or […]

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Anagama 2021: The Firing

This year’s firing our historic kiln is guaranteed to be special. Because of the pandemic we weren’t able to fire in 2020 and we missed it terribly. This year will […]

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The Idea Train

Whether you’re a sculptor or a functionalist, hop aboard because this train’s for you. For two short, but intense days, we’re going to explore ways to move your ideas and […]

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