With Fire is the story of ceramic artist Richard Hirsch, and an examination of the work for which he is so widely celebrated. This richly illustrated book presents the life of an artist whose career spans some of the most important developments in the American Clay Movement. Hirsch established a connection with the legendary Raku and Ohi families, whose influence created a lasting pedagogical and creative link to the West that continues today.
About the author
Scott Meyer is Professor of Ceramics at the University of Montevallo in Alabama. He has authored numerous articles and is the recipient of many awards for creative excellence and teaching. Meyer’s work with Richard Hirsch has spanned studio, kiln, writing and instructional workshops. Their current work in process, “The Crucible Project,” has further defined their collaborative talents.