pottery 94 Year-Old Artist Has Participated In The Ann Arbor Art Fair Since It First Began By Lisa Barry • Jul 19, 2017 Lisa Barry / 89.1 WEMU J.T. Abernathy has been a potter for 71 years. The 94 year-old Ann Arbor man hasn't missed an Ann Arbor Art Fair since it first began in 1960. I visited him at the Ann Arbor Potters Guild to talk to him about his work and his Art Fair memories. Listen Listening... / 4:01 Listen to the full story.