|| Lori Mader
Artist in Residence, Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, Newcastle, Maine July 2014
Beginning with a class at the University of South Carolina, Columbia in 1989, She continued her education in clay at UMASS-Amherst and attended clay classes and workshops at the Worcester Center for Crafts.
She's been an instructor at the Worcester Center for Crafts since 2004
participated in juried arts festivals throughout southern New England, New York and Pennsylvania since 2000
She currently owns and operates Cedar Swamp Pottery in Wilbraham, MA.
I hand make my work from porcelain and stoneware clay. They are fired in a wood burning kiln in 14 to 18 hour firings. The glazes used are modern adaptations of ancient Asian recipes of celadon, shino, and tenmoku iron glazes, safe for use with food and beverages. It is a quietly contemplative, multi-stage process inspired by history, hard work, and the beauty of nature.
Multiple WCC faculty exhibitions including WCC Bowl and Cup Shows
Paradise City Arts Festival, Northhampton, MA May 2013, October 2013.