In 2017, the Sixth Annual Michiana Pottery Tour is Saturday, September 23 from 10 AM thru 5 PM EST and Sunday, September 24 from 11 AM thru 4 PM EST.
The Michiana Pottery Tour includes 6 stops centralized near Goshen, Indiana. You can download a pdf version of the map or use our Google map on your mobile phone.
Hosting Artists include: Marvin Bartel, Mark Goertzen, Dick Lehman, Justin Rothshank, Goshen Clay Artists Guild, and Goshen Youth Arts.
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Featured Artist: Marvin Bartel – Goshen, IN
Marvin Bartel was a member of the art faculty at Goshen College from 1970 through 2002. He taught courses in art education, ceramics, photography, drafting and architectural design.
Dr. Bartel continues as a consultant, lecturer, workshop and seminar leader in art education and in creativity education. His essays are posted at hisArt Education website. He continues to be an active artist, writer, and traveler.
Prior to coming to Goshen he was tenured at Northeast Missouri State University (now Truman University) where he brought ceramics to their art department (1965 to 1970). Earlier he taught drawing, painting, and deign at Bethel College (Kansas) and headed the creative arts at Prairie View Mental Health Center, Newton, Kansas. Bartel began his career at Topeka High School (Kansas) in 1960 teaching ceramics, jewelry, and other art courses.