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Films Featuring Joyce Michaud

Hand Thrown Image Hand Thrown: East Asian Wedged Coil Technique
Hand Thrown, a Holden Brothers film, provides instruction on the East Asian Wedged Coil technique by master artist Joyce Michaud. East Asian Wedged Coil combines coil technique with the potter's wheel concepts, providing the greatest wet structural strength for clay sculpture. Joyce has taught this valuable hand building technique for the construction of asymmetrical forms around the world.

The film premiered on March 18, 2010 at Hand Thrown: East Asian Wedged Coil, an exhibition of work by Joyce Michaud and others using the East Asian Wedged coil technique.
Rouse Company Foundation Gallery, Columbia, MD

Hand Thrown and is now available for purchase for $59.95. Please view the introduction or contact for details or to place an order. Check and credit card payments accepted.

A Delicate Balance, The Life and Art of Joyce Michaud
A Delicate Balance, a Holden Brothers film, provides a documentary of the life of master artist Joyce Michaud.

The film screened on March 28, 2010 at Hand Thrown: The Fine Art of Pinched and Coiled Ceramics, an exhibition of contemporary ceramic arts by Joyce Michaud and others in the Fulton Decorative Arts Gallery at The Washington County Museum of Fine Arts in Hagerstown, MD.

Articles Featuring Joyce Michaud

Articles Written by Joyce Michaud

  • “The Skills of Centering”     Pottery Making Illustrated 2015 (July/August):40-43
  • "Master of Arts in Fine Arts Ceramic Arts"     Hood Magazine 2012 (Summer):34
  • "Gary and Daphne Hatcher: Creating a Cohesive Whole"     Ceramics Monthly 2004 (Feb):50-57
  • "Hotter Than A Texas Summer: Woodfire Extravaganza"     The Log Book 2002 (No. 9):21-23
  • "Lone Star Wood Fire"     Clay Times 2002 (Jan/Feb):32-35
  • "Svend Bayer's Thai-style Wood Kiln" [PDF]     Clay Times 2000 (Nov/D):43-46
  • "Paperclay Sculpture with Ian Gregory"     Clay Times 1999 (Sep/O):11-13
  • "Workshop Moments with Phil Rogers"     Clay Times 1999 (Jan/F):10-12
  • "Clay Traditions Explored in Asheville"     Clay Times 1998 (Jan/F):22-23


  • "Essence, Joyce Michaud, exhibition catalog"     Union University Art Gallery, Jackson, TN, 2013.
  • "Delicate Balance, Joyce Michaud, exhibition catalog"     Sally D. Francisco Gallery, Peter's Valley Craft Center, Layton, NJ, 2012.
  • "Structural Strength in the Wheel Thrown Form"     The George Washington University, Washington, D.C., 1992.

Citations in Publications

  • "Ceramic Arts Workbook", Richard Holt     Kendall Hunt Publishing 2013
  • "Schooled in Ceramics", Lauren LaRocca     Elegant Living (Summer 2010):37-39
  • "Arts Hall of Fame Inaugural Class Inducted at Annual Dinner"     Frederick News Post Sunday, November 14, 2010, p. C-3
  • "The Potter's Studio Handbook", Kristin Muller     Quayside Publishing 2007
  • Cover Image, Conference Guide     Ceramics Monthly March, 2005
  • "Hood College Celebrates Decade of Ceramics Program", Diana Mota Morgan     Gazette Community News March 10, 2005, p. A-4
  • "Getting Into Shape", Michael O'Sullivan     The Washington Post Weekend February 25, 2005, p.37
  • "Hood College's Ceramic Certificate: A Practical Alternative", Peggy Pappay     Clay Times 11:2 (March April 2005): 42-43
  • "The Skill of a Potter", Julia Robb     The Frederick News-Post February 9, 2003, p. C-1
  • "Potter Shapes Art, Life at Wheel", Julia Robb     The Washington Times April 3, 2003, p. B-1
  • "Porcelain", Jack Doherty     AC Black Publishers Limited 2002
  • "Salt Glazing", Phil Rogers     AC Black Publishers Limited 2002
  • "Playing with Fire", Jeanne Blackburn     Frederick Magazine 2000 XV:8 (February): 28-33
  • "Salt-glaze kiln to enrich skills of pottery students", Karen Gardner     The Frederick News Post 1999

Linked articles originally appeared in issues of Clay Times magazine. All rights reserved. Reprinted with permission. ( If you have trouble viewing Adobe PDF files, please download the free Acrobat Reader® software. )