Ceramics highlights the work, studio, processes and inspirations of an interesting variety of artists who work in the field of ceramics, pottery and related creative endeavours. The book is curated by UPPERCASE publisher Janine Vangool along with co-authors Carole Epp and Julia Krueger. 

Our focus is on independent, working artists and with a diversity of objects, styles, backgrounds and cultures—curated with the optimistic and eclectic eye that makes UPPERCASE publications so unique. 

With profiles of 46 contemporary studio potters and ceramicists, illustrated with beautiful photography of their work and studio, Volume C: Ceramics is a gorgeous and informative addition to your Encyclopedia of Inspiration library.

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Sandra Apperloo 

Ingela Arrhenius 

Megan Bogonovich 

Marine Bossu

Kalika Bowlby

Kaitlyn Brennan

Shannon Butler

Aaron Caldwell

Pattie Chalmers

Naomi Clement 

Heather Dahl

Morgan Doane

Robin DuPont 

Adrienne Eliades 

Tanya Everard

Bridget Fairbank 

Polly Fern

Deborah Fisher 

Kate Fisher 

Jackie Frioud

Patricia Griffin

Vicki Grima 

Lynne Hobaica
& Rickie Barnett

Alison Hunter

Janice Jakielski

Kyle Johns 

Lydia Johnson

Japneet Kaur

Ashley Kim 

Debra Kuzyk
& Ray Mackie

Noriko Masuda 

Julie Moon


Pigeon Toe Ceramics

Sarah Pike

Sarah Rayner

Mel Robson

Justin Rothshank

Shed Pottery

Zuzka Vaclavik 

Vanessa Villarreal

Ingrid Wens

Julie Whitmore

Nathan Willever 

Hadiya Williams

Natalie J Wood

Ceramics author Carole Epp made this video, featuring co-author Julia Krueger:

Here are some sample spreads:

Ceramics has a dust jacket that can be folded to reveal one of four designs. Keep the jacket around your book or use it for gift wrap, collages or other creative projects.

Carole Epp

Carole Epp is a ceramic artist, curator, researcher and writer based out of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Known internationally through exhibitions of her work, she has also contributed to the critical writing of craft through numerous publications. Respected as a curator, she has been involved with curating and organizing a number of ceramic and craft-based exhibitions. She has travelled extensively to teach workshops and to engage with communities of craft practice internationally. In 2017 she received the Artist of the Year award from Ceramics Monthly in recognition of her years of advocating for the ceramic community through such projects as Musing About Mud and Make and Do Ceramics.

Julia Krueger

Julia Krueger maintains an active teaching, writing, curatorial and research practice grounded in material culture and craft theory. She studied art history (BA), ceramics (BFA), and Canadian art history (MA) and is currently completing a PhD at the University of Western Ontario. Julia has taught at the University of Western Ontario, Luther College, University of Regina and Alberta College of Art + Design. Her writing has been published in various exhibition catalogues and in the Encyclopedia of Saskatchewan and Studio Magazine. She has co-curated the exhibitions Hansen-Ross Pottery: Pioneering Fine Craft on the Canadian Prairies; Tactile Desires: The Work of Jack Sures; and Victor Cicansky: The Gardener’s Universe.

Janine Vangool

Hi, I'm Janine—the publisher, editor and designer of UPPERCASE. My publications celebrate the process of making, the commitment to craft and the art of living creatively. My desire to create books from concept to design to production is born from my complete love of books. Holding and admiring them as objects, and writing, reading and learning—I love stepping into the worlds created within their pages. Prior to founding UPPERCASE, I worked as a freelance graphic designer for arts and culture clients. I also owned a gallery and papergoods shop, sold a line of greeting cards wholesale, handmade 10,000 books (with lots of help!), taught typography at a college level and did so many other things!


Making beautiful books and magazines is what I do. 

Every day.

Also in this series:

Print & Paper Bundle
Art & Artisan Bundle
Fibre & Stitch Bundle
Old & Ephemeral Bundle
Encyclopedia Bundle Holiday 2023
Art Supplies
Botanica (reprint)