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The following videos are from live streamed Symposium’s, Lectures and Workshops held at different times of the year at Historic Camden.


CHASING BARTLAM’S BOWL

December 11-12, 2021 Symposium

Kate Waltman
Kate Waltman

Kate Waltman throwing a bowl on Historic Camden’s Staffordshire style wheel with the help of fellow potter Mike Stumbras. This workshop was part of the our December 2021 Symposium on Carolina Wood-fired Staffordshire Pottery 1765-1821

Mike Stumbras
Mike Stumbras

MIKE STUMBRAS

December 11-12, 2021 Symposium

Mike Stumbras
Mike Stumbras

Mike Stumbras: Assistant Professor of Ceramics at Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville. Mike is developing an international reputation as a creative ceramic artisan whose work is inspired by 18th and 19th century European production ware.

Mike Stumbras
Mike Stumbras

KATE WALTMAN

December 11-12, 2021 Symposium

Kate Waltman
Kate Waltman

Kate Waltman: Is developing a strong international following for her interpretation of the traditional vessel; made from wild Carolina clay that is boldly carved with organic patterns inspired by flora around her studio and property. All her work is single fired in a large wood-burning kiln

Kate Waltman
Kate Waltman

STEVE BLANKENBEKER

December 11-12, 2021 Symposium

Steve Blankenbaker: Material Engineer specializing in ceramics. Steve has a passion for finding locally sourced wild clay. His work is the cornerstone of our clay body development program which is allowing us to recreate 18th century Staffordshire clay bodies using wild Camden clay and indigenous Carolina materials.


BRADFORD RAUSCHENBERG

December 11-12, 2021 Symposium

Keynote
Main Talk

Brad Rauschenberg: Director Emeritus of Research at the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts (MESDA), Brad is the leading authority on Carolina Wood-fired Staffordshire Pottery 1765-1821.


SUSAN WEAVER

December 11-12, 2021 Symposium

Susan Weaver: Director of the Museum of Ceramics in East Liverpool, Ohio the 19th century epicenter of industrial ceramic production in America. Susan is an authority the migration of thousands of Staffordshire potters to East Liverpool starting in 1839 with James Bennett.


NICHOLAS PANES

December 11-12, 2021 Symposium

Nicholas Panes
Panes Book on Champion

Nicholas Panes: Internationally renowned ceramics expert. Nick is considered the leading authority on Richard Champion, owner and manager of the Bristol Porcelain Manufactory from 1770 to 1781. Champion’s pottery produced the first hard paste porcelain in England. Nick is also the author of the book, English Pottter – American Patriot?, which tells the full story of Richard Champion.

Hard Paste Porcelain made at Bristol Porcelain in England owned by Richard Champion

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