Alan Willoughby lives and make pots in southern New Jersey where he shares a
home, studio and wood kiln with his wife, Linda Shusterman. Alan enjoys
creating work using a variety of clays, including a stoneware clay, porcelain and a
wild clay of South Jersey which he prospects and prepares. His work is made on
a potters wheel and includes handbuilt and press molded additions. The work is
decorated with terra sigillatas, slips and glazes and fired in a Noborigama wood
kiln to 2380 degrees Fahrenheit.
Alan is currently an adjunct professor at Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ and
from 1991-2016 served as the Executive Director of Perkins Center for the Arts in
Moorestown & Collingswood, NJ. Alan has an MFA in Ceramics from Clemson
University and have been awarded two Artists Fellowships by the NJSCA. His
work and writings have appeared in Ceramics Monthly, Ceramics Art &
Perception, Ceramics Technical and Studio Potter.
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including 2,000 underserved school children, each year.