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Northrup King Building

1500 Jackson Street Northeast
Studio 170
Minneapolis, MN
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Lynnea Schwieters

Artist Statement

The graceful texture and fluency of porcelain provide the basis of my studio work. My forms are inspired by organic objects along with designs of the 18th and 19th centuries. Flowers from the vast gardens around my home strongly influence my imagery. When producing a vessel, I consider its characteristics and how I can work to harmonize the form with my surface decorations. The embellished surfaces I create by sketching, incising, carving, pressing, and applying clay slip, allow glazes to pool in the textures–which accentuate the depth of my forms. These designs draw attention to the surface of my vessels’ flowing movement. It is my intention is to give the viewer a sense of warmth and comfort. My glaze palette ranges are from nature and my floral garden. This interrelationship enhances the applied decoration.


Art-A-Whirl Main Page

Lynnea Schwieters is open on Friday, Saturday & Sunday of Art-A-Whirl weekend.

Due to the ongoing COVID pandemic, Art-A-Whirl® will not be held as a normal event. However, Schwieters Pottery will be hosting in-person visits in clay@3, #170 Gallery & Studio at the Northrup King Building during Extended Retail Hours Weekend:

clay@3 #170
Friday, May 14 Noon-8p
Saturday, May 15 Noon-8p
Sunday, May 16 Noon-5p

stop in to view Schwieters Pottery in person during the Special Extended Retail Hours the weekend of May 14th – May 16th, and register for your reservation to access the Northrup King Building.

Online Sales

Lynnea Schwieters is setting up their online store. Check back or email/call for purchase information.


Lynnea Schwieters takes commissions.

Online Store

Lynnea Schwieters has an external system for taking orders, separate from this website.

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