The Arts: Crafts: (Ceramic Art and Pottery Crafts )

This section is for sites about Ceramic Art and Pottery. It will contain sites for individual artists as well as those covering educational and infomational topics about the craft. Also included: non-commercial galleries, organizations, magazines, working potteries (those not selling products on-line), and resource sites. Ceramics and ceramic art in the art world means artwork made out of clay bodies and fired into the hardened ceramic form. Some ceramic pieces are classified as fine art, while many others can be classified as one of the decorative, industrial or applied arts (the application of design and aesthetics to objects of function and everyday use). Ceramic Art and Pottery Crafts Arts.

Ceramic art is art made from ceramic materials (including clay ), which may take forms including art ware, tile, figurines, sculpture, and tableware. (wikipedia)