2019  Oesteritter, Lindsay. Mastering Kilns and Firing. Quarto Press. pp 59,87,121,185

2013   Gault, Rosette. Paper Clay; the Art and Practice. University of Pennsylvania Press
2011   Romberg, Jim. “500 Raku” Jim Romberg. Lark Books
2010   Jacobson, Mel. Twenty-first Century Kilns.
2009   Branfman, Steven. Mastering Raku, p 115 Lark Books
2004   Advanced Raku Techniques;  Ed. Bill Jones “Under a Bigger Sky; Montana’s Marcia Selsor” by Louana Lackey. pp. 10-13  The American Ceramics Society,

           Westerville, Ohio.
2004   Bailey, Michael. Oriental Glazes. A & C Black. London and University of Pennsylvania Press.
2002   Clayart Cooks, Crown Printing Press.
2004   Watkins, James and Wandless, Paul Andrew. Alternative Firing Methods Lark Books
2001   Branfman, Steven. Raku; A Practical Approach. 2nd Ed. Krause Press
2000   Baird, Darryl. The Extruder Book . American Ceramics Society Westerville, Ohio.



1986 Los Modelos de la Alfareria de Agost, una coleccion de dibujos por Marcia Selsor Museo de Alfareria, Agost/Alicante Spain

Peer-Reviewed Authored Articles 

2016   "Full-Fire Reduction Faience" Pottery Making Illustrated, July/August  pp12-14
2014   “Obvara-Style Raku”, Pottery Making Illustrated,  August/September 
2011   “Political Social Commentary in Ceramic Art” Voices in Art. Volume 17 Issue 1
2009   “Right Angle Jig”.  Ceramic Sculpture; Inspiring Techniques. Anderson Turner, Editor    The American Ceramics Society, Westerville, Ohio
2009   “Tar Paper Molds”. Pottery Making Illustrated, Jan /Feb. 2009
2008   “Over the Hump”. Pottery Making Illustrated, May/June  2008
2008   “Right Angle Jig”. Pottery Making Illustrate, Jan/Feb 2008
2005   “La Meridiana, International Center for Ceramic Arts”. Ceramics Monthly May
2004   “Ceramic Architecture; Traditions and New Approaches”. NCECA Journal
2003    “Italian Ceramic Sculptors: Lee Babel and Alessio Tasca”. Studio Potter Network Newsletter Volume 15,  Number 2
2003   “Architectural Ceramics Workshop in Italy”, Pottery Making Illustrated, Nov/Dec
2003   Tile a Fireplace Surround, Pottery Making Illustrated. Sept/Oct
2002   How to Build a Bird Bath, Pottery Making Illustrated, Nov/Dec
2001   An Adventure in Tuscany, Studio Potter Network Newsletter, Spring
1995   Fulbright in Uzbekistan, Studio Potter . Volume 23, Number 2.
1996   Japanese Women Ceramists; A Report on the Panel. NCECA  Journal 1995-96  (with Nagashima )
1992   International Ceramic Symposium in Tashkent Uzbekistan, Studio Potter Volume 21, Number 2.

1991   "Los Hornos Arabesque", P. 77 Issue 41  Revista Ceramica, Spain
1989   Spanish Folk Pottery, Part 2: Agost, A Traditional Spanish Pottery Village Ceramics Monthly. May.
1988   Events in Studio Learning; A Report on the Panel NCECA Journal. Volume 9, Number 1, East Meets West.
1987   Social Commentary in NCECA Journal. Volume 8, Number 2, Ceramics in the Art World.
1987   Ceramics in the New Wing of the Everson Museum in NCECA Journal. Volume 8, Number 1.
1987   Two American Potters in Spain;Lucy Breslin and Marcia Selsor. Women Artist’s News Volume 12,Number 1,  Feb./Mar. p.14
1985   Saint Louis Terra Cotta. NCECA Newsletter, Fall,Volume 9, Number 2. Pp. 12-13
1984   Ceramic Art History. SIG Report NCECA Newsletter, Winter, Volume 8, Number 3.pp.10-11
1984   A Visit to Agost. NCECA Newsletter, Spring, Volume 7, Number 4. pp. 22-23 (and Mossman and Schutz)
1983   Potters of Agost. Crafts International, Oct./Dec. 1983 pp. 27-28 (and Mossman and Schutz).
1983   Rammed Earth Studio. Ceramics Monthly, May. Pp.56-58
1979   Billings. Crafts Range Magazine, Nov./Dec., p.16
1978   The Archie Bray Foundation. Crafts Range Magazine, Nov./Dec. pp 22-23
1975   Feathered Slip Trailing. Ceramics Monthly, Sept. pp 43-45 (and Mannino)
1974   Adapting Fuel Oil Burners to Ceramic Kilns. Studio Potter Magazine Summer pp. 44-45. (and Mannino)

Conference Proceedings

 2007  “Tiles from Both Ends of the 14th Century Islamic Empire.” National Council on Education of Ceramic Arts (NCECA) Journal  XXVII
2001   Why Do We Make Pots Or Anything Else of Clay In The Last Quarter of the Twentieth Century? Panel on Some Answers for Michael Cardew NCECA

                      Journal 2000 Volume 21 Higher Ground
1997   Single Firing: Why Once Is Not Enough; an Historical Explanation of the Development of Multiple Firing Techniques; Guilty Pleasures. NCECA 

                     Journal 1997-98 Volume 18
1990   The Potters of Agost in Southeastern Spain from Fulbright Session: The Cross-cultural Experience, NCECA  Journal, Volume 10, Number 1.
1988   Three-story Kiln of Agost Ceramics Ecology Revisited. 1987: The Technology and Socioeconomics of  Pottery. Kolb and Lackey (Editors). British.  

                      Archaeological Reports (BAR) International Series 436, Oxford.  Part 1, Chapter 3



Selsor’s Artwork featured

Article in Studio Potter described converting household deisel burners with three nozzles to control BTU output. The nozzles could be run individually or in any combination. This is from the original article printed in the second issue of Studio Potter in 1974. This was reprinted in the Studio Potter Book 1978.

​Article "Over the Hump: Creating and Using Oval Drape Molds" by Marcia Selsor

Chapters in Books


2018    "Over the Hump: Creating and Using Oval Drape Molds" in Making and Using Molds & Templates. The American Ceramics Society, Westerville, Ohio.pp 7-10

1989    “Clay-mixing Traditions in Agost, Spain”. In Current  Research on Ceramic Materials. C.Kolb (Editor). British Archaeological Reports Series 513

                        Oxford. Pp 155-174. and Mossman
1988    “Three-story Kiln of Agost”  Ceramics Ecology Revisited. 1987: The Technology and Socioeconomics of  Pottery. Kolb and Lackey (Editors).  

                        British Archaeological Reports (BAR) International Series 436, Oxford.  Part 1, Chapter 3 pp. 57-87.
1988   “Traditional Functional Spanish Pottery”, in A Pot for All Reasons, Ceramic Ecology Revisited.C. Kolb and  L. Lackey (Editors) Kirkpatrick (General

                        Editor).  A Special Publication of Ceramica de Cultural Maya et al. Laboratory of Anthropology, Temple University Press, Philadelphia (and Mossman).
1978  “Adapting Fuel Oil Burners to Ceramic Kilns”. In chapter on Alternative Fuels, The Studio Potter Book, The Daniel Clark Foundation, Goffstown, NH. (and


Mastering Kilns and Firing by Lindsay Oesteritter. My Obvara vessel, "Crusty" My Installation of press molded and paperclip book forms: "Every Life is a Book; A Remembrance of 9/11 made during my 2002 residency at Archie bray Foundation

​​Magazines, Websites, Journals

2018  Vivas, Antonio.  "Coccion Foil Saggar Con Sales Solubles" pp 82-85 en el articulo de "Tectónicas de La Ceramica" pp 75-88. Revista Ceramic 
                 Internacional Numero 150 Full page photo p. 83
2018  Vivas, Antonio. "Marcia Selsor, Obvara Raku and Foil Saggar Firing" Revista Internacional Ceramica. Num. 147 pp142-146 
2015   Chassier, Janet. "Obvara". Ceramics TECHNICAL, No. 40,  2015  
2012  “Women’s Work”, Photo of piece on the front page of community section Brownsville Herald Jan.14,
2010  “Red Bronze” Tried and True Raku Recipes, Ceramic Arts Daily.
2010    “Tar Paper Forms” Slab Roller Techniques and Tips, Ceramic Arts Daily, P. 7-9
2010    “Right Angle Jig” Slab Roller Techniques and Tips, Ceramic Arts Daily, P 10-11, 
2009    “Tar Paper Molds”, Pottery Making Illustrated, Jan /Feb. pp 29-31
2006  “Marcia Selsor; Ceramic Artist” The Montana Arts and Culture Magazine Nov. 06
2005   La Meridiana, “The International Center for Ceramic Arts in Tuscany”. Ceramics Monthly, April,
2004   Antonio Vivas. "American Ceramics"  Num. 135 Revista Ceramicas  Internacional.Spain
2004   "Contemporary American Ceramics", Revista Ceramica 83, num. 135
2002   “Remembering 9/11; Bray Installs Sculpture to Honor Those Who Died in New York, Washington D.C. and Pennsylvania Last Year” by Lori Carey, The

                 Independent Record, Helena, MT.
2001   Beach, Polly. “Banff, A Place to Replenish the Soul” in Clay Times. May/June.
1998   Ratliff, C.J. “Clayarters International”. Ceramics Monthly March 1998.
1997   Lackey, Louana. “Under a Bigger Sky; Montana’s Marcia Selsor” in Ceramics Monthly, May, Volume 45, Number 5.
1996   Hot Sites on the Web.USA Today USA Today.com/life/cyber/cho730.htm used an image of work from Selsor’s personal page on Artscape      

                  at  http://www.ArtScape.com.selsor
1992   Barnes, David. “Marcia Selsor” Up Front, Ceramics Monthly, Feb. 1992
1992   Tashkent, Uzbek Daily Newspaper, Sept. 17, 1992.
1992   “Professor endures hardship to see dome in Uzbekistan”. Billings Gazette, November 5, 1992
1992   “Selsor Returns to Tell Stories of Her Experiences.” The Retort, Oct. 28.
1992   “Selsor Brings Asian Art Experiences Back to Classroom”. Connections, Fall.
1992   A Soviet Reunion. American Craft , February/March.
Plus numerous exhibition catalogs

 "Coccion Foil Saggar Con Sales Solubles" pp 82-85 en el articulo de "Tectónicas de La Ceramica" pp 75-88. Revista Ceramic Internacional Numero 150 Full page photo p. 83

Vivas, Antonio. "Marcia Selsor, Obvara Raku and Foil Saggar Firing" Revista Internacional Ceramica. Num. 147 pp142-146 

2019 "Keeping the Creative Juices Flowing" presented to the Billings Arts Association, Billings, MT
2019 "Marcia Selsor, Red Lodge, MT" presentation to fellow members of NW Designer Craftsmen, Seattle, WA.

2019 “How Low Can You Go?” Discussion Group with Russel Fouts, Judith Motzkin, Marcia Selsor, Kenneth Turner, Paul Andrew Wandless, Moderator,        NCECA , Minneapolis , MN     

2015 Artist's talk, CRETA Rome, ITALY 

2011 Artist's Talk, La Meridiana, Potters Council Tour                   

2008 Teapots and Thoughts,  Public lecture for the teapot exhibition at the Brownsville Museum of Art

2007  “Tiles from Both Ends of the 14th Century Islamic Empire and Colonial Spain to Hollywood with Stephani Stephenson.” National Council on Education of Ceramic Arts (NCECA) Journal  XXVII

2006 Tribute to Louana M. Lackey; 1926-2005 NCECA General Business Meeting, Portland, Oregon​

2005 Invited Speaker, “Tiles from Both Ends Of The Fourteenth Century Islamic Empire And A Few Sites In Between” Tile Conference sponsored by                   The  Potters’ Council and The Tile Heritage, Pomona,  CA.

2004 Guest Artist Presentation, Raku Masters, Finch Pottery, Bailey, NC
2003 Guest Artist Presentation, Kelowna Clay Festival, Kelowna, British Columbia, CANADA
2002 Guest Artist Presentation, Hood College, Frederick, MD
2001 Guest Speaker on Ceramics in the Yellowstone Art Museum Auction, Billings, MT
2000 Invited Speaker, University of Reykjavik, School of Fine Arts, Reykjavik, ICELAND
2000 Panelist, NCECA “Some Answers for Michael Cardew” Denver, CO
1999 Ecological and Environmental Determinants on Spanish Village Pottery Production at the Session on Ceramic Ecology; Recent Studies on Ceramic

Materials at the AAA (American Anthropological Association) in Chicago, Il
1997 Panelist, NCECA, Once is not Enough at the “Why Fire Twice?” at session on Single Firing at NCECA Conference, Las Vegas, NV
1997 The Persistence of Memory; Slip Patterns and Techniques throughout the Mediterranean at the session on Ceramic Ecology at the AAA in Washington,


1995 A Comparison of Islamic Kiln Design Between Spain and Uzbekistan at the Session  AAA on Current Research of Ceramic  Materials in

         Washington, D.C.
1994 Invited Speaker, Uzbek National Ceramics Teachers Conference, The Republican Art School, Tashkent, UZBEKISTAN
1994 Invited Speaker, Fulbright Orientation for new grantees to Central Eurasia, Washington, DC
1993 Panelist at the Ceramics Symposium “Identity and Place of Specific Mediums in Contemporary Art Practice” with Peter Dormer, Gloria Hickey, and Peter Schjeldahl at the Banff Centre, Banff,  Alberta, CANADA.                                                                                                                      

1992 Invited Panelist in International Artists Exchanges, 25th Anniversary Celebration of the Montana Arts Council at the Buck/Butterfield Ranch in        Bozeman, Montana
1992 Analyzing the Via de la Plata through the Historical Context of the Bishopric Sees of Ancient Iberia  at the session “Pilgrimage and Art: How Do We Construe the Pilgrimage Routes Now That We’ve  Thrown Out Conant and Porter?” at the 27th International Congress on Medieval Studies in             Kalamazoo, Michigan. 1991 Los orígenes de las imágenes en el arte medieval a lo largo del camino de la peregrinación hacia Santiago de Compostela at the session “El Camino de Santiago     en la leyenda, la historia, la literatura, y el arte” at the Camino de Santiago Vía de la Plata, I  Congreso Internacional en

Zamora, SPAIN
1989 Recent Changes in Ceramic Traditions in Moveros/Zamora, Spain presented at the session on Current Research on Ceramic Materials at the AAA in Washington, DC.
1989 The Medieval Pilgrim Route to Santiago de Compostela presented at the American Association of  Religion Rocky Mountain Division at EMC, Billings, MT                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 1989 Cross-cultural Interchange in the Fulbright Experience presented at the National Council of Education of Ceramic Arts (NCECA) at Kansas City,  Missouri with Georgette Zirbes, Lucy Breslin,  Marcia Selsor                                                                                                                                                    1988 Clay-mixing Traditions of Agost, Spain with Beal Mossman, presented at the session Ceramic Ecology Revisited,                                                                                                                              1988: Current Research on Ceramic Materials at AAA Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona.
1987 The Three-Story Kiln of Agost with Beal Mossman, presented at the session “Ceramics Ecology  Revisited: Socioeconomics and Technology of Pottery” at AAA meeting, Chicago, Illinois.
1986 Functional Spanish Pottery Tradition and the Modern Kitchen with Beal Mossman, presented at the session “Ceramic Ecology Revisited: A Pot for All Reasons”at the AAA meeting in Philadelphia, Pa                                                                                                                                                                        1985 Social Criticism in Humorous Imagery in Contemporary Ceramic Sculpture with Beal Mossman, presented at the annual Popular Culture Conference, Louisville, Kentucky.                                                                                                                                                                                                                               1984 A Jungian Analysis of Animal Symbols in Contemporary Ceramics with Beal Mossman, presented to The Music School, Center for the Study of the Creative Process, Seattle, Washington at invitation  after presentation in Wales.                                                                                                                       1983 A Jungian Analysis of Animal Symbols in Contemporary Ceramics with Beal Mossman, presented at the International Conference of Psychology and

the Arts, sponsored by the British Psych. Association Welsh Branch, Cardiff, U.K.                                                                                                                  1983 Ceramic Metaphors with Beal Mossman presented at the Western Humor and Irony Meeting   (WHIM) in Tempe, Arizona.                                                                                                                                1980 Drawing on the Right Hemisphere? with Beal Mossman, presented at the American Psychological  Association, annual conference in Montreal, Canada.                                                                            

1980 Pre-nineteenth Century Women  Artists presented at Weber State College in Ogden, Utah.