Selfridge Ceramic Art


Carol and Richard Selfridge


Tour of the Pottery Studio and Showroom

Past and Present




Our Edmonton home studio/
showroom on a sunny summer day


Carol models her "Young Grad"
"Absolut Selfridge" painting



Summer shaded front porch showroom


Winter afternoon, front porch showroom


Stoneware and porcelain on glass
shelving in porch showroom



Translucent porcelain in
showroom window



Front porch showroom in winter


Majolica in main floor
living room/gallery



Mix of stoneware and majolica
in living room/gallery



Face vases and thrown bowls
in dining room/gallery



Illusionistic majolica and woodfired
plates in front room/gallery



Dining room gallery, December, 2001


Dining room gallery, mid 1990's


Blue bunny woodfired basket
on dining room table



Amanda, Genevieve and Carol
in basement studio, circa 1982



Our three best productions,
daughters, Amanda, Genevieve and
Marion, on front walk circa 1984



Amanda, Richard and Genevieve
in basement studio, circa 1982



Richard and Genevieve at 20 in our
front hall/gallery, winter 2001



"Adam and Eve in the Garden Cubist
Vase", 25th annual summer
open house, 2000



"Amanda, Hot House Flower"
Carol's 2001 portrait
of Amanda, age 24



Bisque ware in our back porch,
(north light) painting area



A "family" of recently constructed vases drying
in our Edmonton studio before bisque firing.



Early 80's unloading of the two
chamber gas and wood kiln



The four hand process of pot
construction, 1995



Our backyard annual
"Party in the Yard", June 1993



Summer open house
back yard, 1993



Tatsuzo Shimaoka and Ken Matuzaki
in front of our two chamber gas and
woodfired kiln in 1983



Carol and Richard before unloading
the two chamber wood kiln, 1986



Mr. Shimoaka looking
into gaijin's kiln



Crackle glaze in the first chamber
of the cross draft/wood kiln,
December 2001



Woodfiring in second chamber, July 1996


Cool side of the gas fired stoneware
kiln with variety of crackle ware



Recent salt glaze woodfiring in
second chamber of old kiln



Cart half-way out on gas and
woodfired two-chambered kiln.



Summer open house portrait, 1997


Collectors choosing our work at
June "Party in the Yard", 1993



Urban view at our June "Party in the yard", 1993

The new coffin kiln in winter
viewed from our house



View of two-part counter weight and lid
in up position of coffin kiln in back yard

Kiln with lid up and safety bars in place after first
test firing, before addition of insulating castable
on wire mesh on exterior.



First chamber of gas and wood cross draft kiln, hot
side, celadons and porcelain, December 2001



Richard stoking the coffin kiln with
spruce slab wood, December 2001



Cool side of the first chamber
with crackle glaze, December 2001



First chamber gas firing, hot
side of car with translucent
porcelain and celadon glazes,
December 2001



Spring show at Scott Gallery, 2001
Carol's oil still life, majolica
plate and woodfired pieces



Spring show at Scott Gallery, 2001
majolica pieces





Friends drinking at summer open house


Garage as gallery wall


Woodfired work at open house


Flowers in "Cream Can Vase"


Summer view from the back steps

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