Podcast Episode 14 with Paul Blais of Aired on June 10, 2014.

Craft in Sight Episode V. Aired on August 27, 2013.

Ceramic-decal-bookCeramic Decals: New Ideas & Techniques DVD

This is now available for purchase thru The DVD is 1 hour and 22 minutes long and full of decal techniques and resources that I have used over the years. $49.95


Ceramics Monthly, USA, Published June/July/August 2014. How Low Can You Go, By Bryan Hopkins. Pg 58-61. Read the full Article.

Ceramics Monthly, USA, Published May 2014. Justin Rothshank Studio Visit. Pg 26-29. Read the full article.

Ceramics Monthly, USA, Published April 2012. Trading Experiences, By Justin Rothshank. Pg 28-29. Read the full article.

The Log Book, IRELAND, Published February 2012, An Evolution of Studio Interests, By Justin Rothshank. Read the full article about low temperature wood/soda firing and decals in atmosphere.

Studio Potter, USA, Published January 2012, A World’s Worth of Experience, By Zach Tate. Read the full article. A very nice article about the arts community in Goshen, Indiana.

Ceramics Monthly, USA, Published February 2012. Justin Rothshank: Fatherhood, By Liz Howe. Pg 60-61. Read the full article.

I included this piece in the Handmade for Japan fundraiser in March 2011. This auction raised more than $100,000 for disaster relief in Japan following the earthquake/tsunami. A considerable amount of press happened surrounding the event, including articles in the New York Times and Hand/Eye Magazine featuring my work.

Studio Potter, USA, Published January 2011. Our Most Valuable Tools. Read the full article.

New Ceramics, Germany, Published July/August 2010. Artist Profile.

Pottery Making Illustrated, USA. Published March/April 2008, “Breaking the Rules: Pushing the Limits with Ceramic Decals

View the video of my decal application that was featured on

Co-op Research

This research done for Union Project in 2005 was initiated to investigate cooperative studio models around the country in order to identify best practices for opening a clay studio at Union Project.

  • Here is an article that written for Ceramics Monthly that summarizes the research.
  • In 2008 I presented a summary and update of this research at the NCECA conference. This summary was published in the NCECA journal.

Here is the speech I gave at the 2005 Goshen College homecoming chapel upon reciept of the Decade of Servant Leadership award.

Here is a reflection I shared with my church small group regarding my artwork and its role in my life.