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Known to many as Benny, I am a professional ceramic artist and instructor living in northern New Jersey. To me, art is about experiencing beauty within our personal dwellings, so I seek to bring beautiful works of art into your home or place of business with my wheel-thrown pieces. These works vary from decorative vessels and vases, to tableware, including cups, mugs, bowls, serving platters, casseroles, plates and tea sets. 
 
The spirit of my work resides in the surface and form of my pieces. Using various methods of glazing and firing techniques, I explore how to bring my pieces to life. A special passion of mine involves alternative firings, including Raku, saggar, and downdraft stovepipe barrel, along with oxidation electric, and crystalline glazing. Soda firing also brings out intriguing and beautiful aspects of my ceramic art. Geometric designs, fabrics and textiles, fashion, pa…

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  • Joined January 20, 2011

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About

Known to many as Benny, I am a professional ceramic artist and instructor living in northern New Jersey. To me, art is about experiencing beauty within our personal dwellings, so I seek to bring beautiful works of art into your home or place of business with my wheel-thrown pieces. These works vary from decorative vessels and vases, to tableware, including cups, mugs, bowls, serving platters, casseroles, plates and tea sets. 
 
The spirit of my work resides in the surface and form of my pieces. Using various methods of glazing and firing techniques, I explore how to bring my pieces to life. A special passion of mine involves alternative firings, including Raku, saggar, and downdraft stovepipe barrel, along with oxidation electric, and crystalline glazing. Soda firing also brings out intriguing and beautiful aspects of my ceramic art. Geometric designs, fabrics and textiles, fashion, patterns and textures found in nature, anatomy and gesture, motion, and rhythmic patterns in music all shape my artistic imagination.
 
I welcome you to my side: www.bethgoobic.com There you can find more information about particular firing techniques.

Or go to www.facebook.com/BethGoobicCeramics to see more photographs or what I have been up to.
 

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