“Contemporary Black American Ceramic Artists”
Chotsani Elaine Dean and donald a. clark
Published by Schiffer

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“The Jagged Path: The African Diaspora in western North Carolina in Craft, Music and Dance”
Copyright 2022 Blowing Rock Art & History Museum


Wallpaper Magazine
“A Kiln Of One’s Own”
AUG. 2023

Meet the Makers of the Blue Ridge Mountains | Jacqui Agate | 06 December 2023

Jim McDowell featured the article “Meet the makers of the Blue Ridge Mountains” by Jacqui Agate, Wunderlust Magazine.

Potter Jim McDowell and the complicated history of ‘face jugs’
An art form brought to America by the enslaved is finally drawing wider recognition
By Paul Wachter|March 2, 2023

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Interview Magazine
FARAGO and TIWA Select Spotlight
Unsung Artists with “Everyday Rituals”
February 18, 2022 | By Interview
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Jim McDowell’s face jug, “A stumble is not a fall,” a two-sided mask jug, on exhibit at Farago Gallery in Los Angeles in conjunction with Frieze. Shown here with Alex Tieghi-Walker (standing) and Max Farago, gallerists.

“Preview the Best of Frieze LA Week 2022”

2.14.22 | Stephanie Eckardt

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Architectural Digest

“A Look Inside the Work of Alex Tieghi-Walker, the Creative Mind Behind Tiwa Select”

December 2021 |
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Ceramic face jugs by Jim McDowell.

Curbed Magazine FEB. 11, 2021

Meet Jim McDowell and His Face Jugs. The ceramicist keeps his ancestors’ traditions alive from his home studio in North Carolina.

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Asheville Made

Magazine celebrating local makers, Asheville, NC

“One Man’s Clay Is Another Man’s Medium Of Social Justice”

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