Naomi Clement MFA Thesis show Trace

Throwback to my MFA Thesis Show

The internet overlords (aka: Facebook), recently reminded me that my MFA Thesis show Trace had its reception seven years ago. Isn’t it funny how that feels like both a lifetime...
May 03, 2024 — Naomi Clement
Makers' Spark - Member Spotlight

Makers' Spark - Member Spotlight

Learn more about one of our Makers' Spark members in this member spotlight featuring Amy Kastelin.

April 18, 2024 — Naomi Clement
making it work the modern studio potter nceca panel discussion

Making It Work: The Modern Studio Potter NCECA Panel

Headed to NCECA this year? Join Naomi Clement, Diana Adams, Sarah Pike, and Carole Epp for a panel all about the nitty-gritty aspects of being a potter in the digital...
March 13, 2024 — Naomi Clement
10 of My Favourite Tools for Handbuilding Pottery

10 of My Favourite Tools for Handbuilding Pottery

It’s time to talk tools! I’ve been working in clay for over 20 years, and have learned that the right tool for the job can really streamline the making process. And as much as possible, I’ve tried to invest in good tools that will last. Quality over quantity eh?

Here’s a list of 10 of my favourite tools that I use on a regular basis, and consider essential for handbuilding pottery.

March 10, 2024 — Naomi Clement
Puzzles, Pots, & Creative Reading

Puzzles, Pots, & Creative Reading

Some thoughts on finding your voice & style as an artist, and a list of my favourite creative books.
January 15, 2024 — Naomi Clement
Encaustic and paper work

My Favourite Things - 2023 Edition

Where I live, December is a time of gathering and reflection; a time to celebrate and fill our cups before the dark cold winter days to come. Throw some pottery...
December 19, 2023 — Naomi Clement
My grandmother's Recipe for Shortbread cookies

My Grandmother's Recipe for Shortbread

Every December I share my Grandmother's recipe for shortbread cookies. Many folks enjoy shortbread year round, but I always associate this cookie with the Christmas holidays. Every year when we...
December 13, 2023 — Naomi Clement
Ceramic Cup of a Delicous Cocktail

Delicous Festive Drink Recipes

December has arrived y'all! It wouldn’t be the holidays without festive refreshments, we've been mixing it up behind the scenes and are ready to share a special cocktail and mocktail recipe with you as we shimmy into the spirit of the holiday season.
December 04, 2023 — Naomi Clement
Road to Seven Podcast Naomi Clement from Starving ARtist to Thriving Artist

From Starving Artist To Thriving Artist with Naomi Clement

In this interview, I discuss how I resisted becoming an artist for many years, in part because the cultural myth of the starving artist led me to believe that all artists had to be poor (pro tip: that’s not true!). I also talk about how I grew my audience on social media, perspectives on pricing work and communicating value, and my evolution as a creative entrepreneur.
November 13, 2023 — Naomi Clement
Podcast Interview: The Importance of Storytelling with Naomi Clement

Podcast Interview: The Importance of Storytelling with Naomi Clement

I recently had the pleasure of being interviewed by Rebecca Ickes Carra for her Maker’s Playbook podcast (an awesome podcast all about the business side of being a ceramic artist!)....
September 22, 2023 — Naomi Clement
Artists Statements 101: Why You Need One and How to Write It

Artists Statements 101: Why You Need One and How to Write It

Are you struggling with writing artist statements? Maybe you put off writing them until the absolute last minute? Or maybe you’ve just avoided the issue altogether by telling yourself that you don’t really need one? 
September 19, 2023 — Naomi Clement
fresh tomatoes

The Tomatoes Are Here

Two of my favourite recipes for tomato sandwiches!
August 31, 2023 — Naomi Clement