Gary Jackson: Fire When Ready Pottery
A Chicago potter’s somewhat slanted view of clay & play
Categories: art fair, My Talented Friends, pottery

In case you missed the first Holiday Home Show…
in just TWO WEEKS I will be hosting another Holiday Home Show to help check people off your holiday shopping list! I’m replenishing shelves of pottery in every room of my condo… and my talented metalsmith friend Amy Taylor will be joining me for the fun!!!

Wrap it up!!!… pottery & jewelry for everyone on your list!!!

Categories: art fair, lillstreet, pottery, studio

Fun night at the Lillstreet Holiday Opening tonight. So many fun people to chat with.
Many of them doing some holiday shopping. Some getting gifts for others…
many getting gifts for themselves!!!

Categories: art fair, lillstreet, ornaments, soda-fired, stamped

Kickin’ off the Lillstreet Holiday Open House with plenty of wheelthrown stamped & soda-fired ornaments!

Categories: art fair, holiday

HUGE THANKS to everyone who made it to my place this past weekend for My Holiday Home Show! So much fun seeing everyone kicking off the holiday shopping season… and watching so many pots go off to find their new forever homes!

And for those who may have missed it…¬† I’m going to do it again in mid-December.
Mark your calendars for December 15th & 16thmore details to come!


Categories: art fair, mugs, soda-fired, stamped

The first person to “find” this specific mug at the HOLIDAY HOME SHOW today
will win it for FREE!!! No catches… except you must mention you saw this contest on social media!!! First come, first find… first WIN!!!

Categories: art fair, platters

Still putting out more pots… in this case plates & platters…
on the shelves all over my condo!!! There are already pots overflowing the shelves in every room… including over a hundred mugs… but I just keep squeezing in MORE!!! Like this box of plates & platters that needs to find a place… somewhere?!!!

HOLIDAY HOME SHOW… now less than 12 hours away! YIKES!


Categories: art fair, pottery, special events

Just putting the final touches on my HOLIDAY HOME SHOW
err, well who are we fooling???
… I’m scrambling frantically still putting everything together. Setting up displays, placing pots, hanging ornaments, hanging wall pieces, and putting out even more pottery in EVERY room!!! Still LOTS to do… but I’m looking forward to an amazing weekend to kick-off the holiday shopping season! C’mon by!!!

1353 West Rosemont #3, Chicago, Illinois 60660

Categories: art fair, holiday, pottery, special events

Mark your calendar for next weekend when we kick-off the holiday season with My Home For The Holidays HOME SHOW!!! My condo will be all decked out and filled with pots in every room, food & drink in the kitchen, and the “Tired Of Shlepping Sale” on the back porch. Make plans now… make your shopping list… then stop by and start marking them off!!!

Categories: art fair, pottery, process

We’re just over a week away… from the kick-off of the holiday shopping season!
My HOLIDAY HOME SHOW is always the week before Thanksgiving.
What better holiday gift than some handmade pottery???

So I’m trying my best to get my postcards out in the mail before it’s too late!!!

Categories: art fair, collaborations

HUGE THANKS to everyone who came out to ART IN THE BARN this weekend…
especially all of those who went home with one of our limited edition collaboration pieces!!!
It was such a beautiful weekend, and so much fun hanging out with so many talented artists
and supportive friends & family. It was a great way to finish up my summer art fair season.
Thanks again!!!