April 7, 1953
Ceramic artist Joe Bruhin was born in St. Louis, Missouri. Bruhin, later of Fox (Stone County), was awarded the Arkansas Arts Council Fellowship in 1992 and has been the recipient and winner of numerous “best of show” awards. Nationally, Bruhin figures among two dozen potters who are recognized as specializing in wood-fired pottery. He is the first contemporary potter to work continuously with a wood-fired kiln in Arkansas.