Richard Bresnahan: The Taste of the Clay

Richard Bresnahan: The Taste of the Clay

Special | 26m 46s

After spending four years in Japan as an apprentice, Richard Bresnahan returned to St. John’s University in Minnesota with a wealth of pottery knowledge and skills. With blessings from Father Michael Blecker and the Benedictine Monks at St. John’s, he set up an indigenous pottery studio, building the largest wood firing kiln of its kind in North America and utilizing a nearby clay deposit.

Aired: 10/21/14

Rating: NR

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