Madison, Wisconsin: Elvehjem Museum of Art, 2004. First edition. Hardcover. Signed "Don Reitz" and hand-numbered 2/50 on bookplate on inside cover. One of fifty bound in linen.
Quarto. 128pp. Original tan linen with brown lettering on cover and spine with color plate laid to front cover. Textured tan endpapers. Frontispiece photograph. Title page printed in brown and black. With interview of Don Reitz by Mark Leach. Exhibition catalog published on the occasion of the exhibition with the same title at the Elvehjem Museum of Art, March 12 through June 5, 2005. Design by David Alcorn.
"A skilled technician, a natural teacher, and a fearless improvisor, Reitz has served as a mentor to thousands of ceramic artists through his role as a teacher at several institutions, including the UNiversity of Wisconsin-Madison." (Russell Panczenko, Director, Elvehjem Museum of Art). Profusely illustrated with color and b/w photographs of Reitz ceramics as well as workshop settings. Contains selected exhibition history, list of book and magazine publications, index and list of lenders to the exhibition at rear. Fine condition. Item #49627