ARTS AND CULTURE: Mike Mustain Pottery

Oct. 4—Genre Style: Pottery/Ceramics —Wheel thrown

Location: Wheelersburg

How did the project start? I got my start two years ago actually trying to inspire my nine-year-old daughter at the time. I had enrolled her in a pottery hand building class once while on vacation in Louisville, Kentucky at AA Clay Studio. While taking the class, I noticed there were pottery wheels. I asked if we could use them as well. So we had a 30-minute crash course….it was a terrible sight, but great fun. We had such a great time, upon arriving home I ordered our first wheel.

Well, needless to say, she didn’t run with it like I thought she would. It was me who got lost in the art of pottery. I then began watching YouTube pottery videos and latched on to Matthew Kelly Pottery and Jon the Potter. I then began to teach myself through their videos.

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