Arts & Letters

Mid-Shore Arts: Potter Ken Sadler and the Pleasure of Raku

Ken Sadler's late life journey into pottery would normally be a good story in itself. Discovering the art form from an accidental encounter with Paulus Berensohn's book, One's Way With Clay, when well into his late 60s, Sadler not only took up the potter's wheel but became totally absorbed with clay, including his passion for Raku pottery, the ancient Japanese method of using direct flame to release special colors and exterior surfaces. But it's not all "high art" with Ken's work. Perhaps influenced by his clown character, Dr. Goodwrench, who has appeared at the Easton hospital for years, … [Read More...]