Ceramics

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Artist of the day: Jessica Laub

Published April 15, 2020

Artist Jessica Lamb makes joyful mosaics and sculptures for walls and gardens. Her work is currently for sale online and includes no-contact delivery.

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Artist of the day: Janelle Gramling

Published April 7, 2020

Janelle Gramling is a primarily self-taught fiber and ceramic sculptor living and working in Milwaukee's Clarke Square neighborhood. Her gorgeous work is available for purchase online.

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Artist of the day: Beth Eaton

Published April 6, 2020

Recently, local ceramicist Beth Eaton opened her first pottery shop, 815 E. Potter Ave., in Bay View. The fact she found the perfect permanent space to sell her ultra-cute clay creations on Potter Avenue was not a coincidence lost on Eaton.

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Artist of the Day: Jessie @ The Green Rabbit

Published March 24, 2020

For 20 years, Jessie Schroeder has owned and operated a handmade, functional ceramics business called The Green Rabbit in Mukwonago. Now she's selling her beautiful creations and "care packages" online.

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Unique Boutique: Barcelona on Vliet

Published Nov. 29, 2018

Owned by local artist Lynita Santora Wolf, Barcelona is a quaint shop chock full of a curated collection of locally made items, vintage finds and vintage-inspired new items.

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Ceramicist finds creative niche

Published Jan. 10, 2013

With a little resourcefulness and a lot of honed talent, local artist and mom Beth Eaton Knepler is building a successful career as a ceramicist.

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MAM exhibit looks at how Marks mass produced modernism

Published Sept. 12, 2012

In how do you tell a compelling story in about 30 works or less? Ask Mel Buchanan, Mae E. Demmer Assistant Curator of 20th-Century Design at Milwaukee, because she's done just that with "Grete Marks: When Modern Was Degenerate," a small-scale exhibition that packs a powerful tale of modernist art.

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Get fired up about pottery classes and workshops

Published Aug. 21, 2009

Pottery acts as a window into the world as it was in the past and reveals fascinating facts about our ancestors. What's perhaps even more interesting is how little the art form has changed over the centuries. In the greater Milwaukee area, there are a variety of artist studios offering pottery classes and workshops that teach you all the necessary steps, from preparing to throwing to glazing to firing.

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Dark Star will shine with Rostagno's passion for ceramics

Published Oct. 17, 2005

Ceramics have been a passion for Nicholas Rostagno, and he has spent years studying and perfecting his art. His studies and work have even taken him around the world. Now he is ready to settle back home and open a studio where he can share his love for pottery with the rest of the city.