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2854 Northeast Garfield Street
Audubon Park
Minneapolis, MN
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I was initially attracted to pottery because of the beauty of its colors and the pleasure I found in well-turned, balanced pieces.  I was introduced to throwing pots at Wayne State University with Joe Zajak in approximately 1976-1978.  I stopped when university classes and working as a nurse became all-consuming.  After moving to Minneapolis for graduate studies in child psychology, I took wheel throwing classes and studio work at Fired Up Studios between 2000 and 2008 while working as a school psychologist for Minneapolis Public Schools.  Then, between 2008 and 2021, I exclusively engaged in watercolor art.  After I retired from MPS in 2021, I took classes and participated in studio time at Fuller Park Recreation Center in South Minneapolis, where I currently fire my pottery.

I am inspired by my love of experimenting with color in both clay pieces and watercolor art.  Each medium informs and adds to each other.  I also love to explore the effects of different textures on pottery glazes, as well as using underglazes, carving and embossing on pieces, hand-building, and silk screening onto clay.  So far, every piece is a test tile, and every kiln opening is like opening a gift!  My art is functional, decorative, and affordable.

Thank you for your interest!  Sales tax and shipping charges are included in the price of each item.  Sorry, paintings are currently available on a pick-up only basis.  Feel free to contact me if you see anything of interest!



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