Ceramic Frog by Pete Rose

  • Created by ceramicist Pete Rose, this fiesty frog is perfect for indoors or out! Approximately 6" tall x4.5"x5". 

  • Born in 1956 in Adelaide, Australia, Peter Rose became interested in ceramics after receiving degrees in history and art and design from Flinders University. After pursuing additional training in design and printmaking at the South Australia School of Art, he traveled to Japan where he worked for two years as an apprentice in Bizen, learning the craft of wood firing and the role of Zen philosophy and the tea ceremony in this ancient clay tradition. Peter has lived in Knoxville, Tennessee since 1987. He built his wood kiln and established Potters Pond Pottery in Knoxville in 1989. He has participated in numerous craft shows and exhibitions, and has received awards ranging from Best New Artist to Best of Show. His work has been published in various books and ceramics journals. In 2005, he cofounded Imani Workshops, a craft workshop for homeless HIV-positive women in Eldoret, Kenya.

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