Our Studio Members

The following potters take residence at The Potter’s Shop.

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Jill Kowalkowski

Stained glass and pottery have been my favorites for a long time. I do love color! Experimenting with different methods of glaze application, along with adding texture with coils, stamps, or slip give me the varying results of my work.

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Taylor Mcdarison

I am a multi-media and ceramics artist who’s work yearns to twist the viewpoint of reality through a window into the fantastical.

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Maggie Flanagan

Many of my pieces take inspiration from natural elements such as plants or animals. I’m an animal behavior major at Carroll University so I enjoy incorporating my real experiences with animals in my pottery.

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Carol Cantieri

I love the oceans and beaches out east as well as lakes and rivers in Wisconsin. The sense of water and movement is something that I try to create when carving and glazing pottery.

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Mike Mcgilvra

It’s the most relaxing process to be able to take a ball of clay and make a functional piece of pottery. I am always learning new methods whether it’s throwing or applying new textures to the surface or applying new glazes.

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Donna Krischan

I took the six-week introductory class at The Potter’s Shop. By the time the class was completed, I was hooked and realized that the medium provides unlimited possibilities!!

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Vince Muehlbauer

Growing up, I passed a lot of time out in the forests of Wisconsin. Trying to capture the feel and texture of those woods in my pottery is what I’m currently trying to achieve.

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Jody Hartley

I met Clay when I was in high school; it was love at first touch. But then, life got in the way and we were separated. Through the years, I would search out pieces of finished ‘clay’ but it wasn’t the same as manipulating Clay with my own hands.

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Kristin Robran

Raised on a rural Wisconsin farm, I spent my youth continuously immersed in a beautiful natural setting. As time passed I developed a great love for collecting leaves, berries…

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Julie Reed

After many years of working in the left brain world of technology, I was starved for a dose of right brain creativity. A day spent at a Waukesha art crawl, the chance notice of a “pottery classes”…

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Lori Spiegler

I grew up close to the woods and by the water so I have a great respect for the fanciful and the sea at the same time. My sense of humor lends itself to some of my tongue and cheek creature outcomes.

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Taylor McDarison

Mark and Cathee

Mark and Cathee have quickly developed a passion for pottery and a seemingly endless flow of ideas. Cathee’s line of “critters” and fish marry her illustration skills with her quirky personality and humor.

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Melissa Flynn

Melissa Flynn

I’m working on finding my unique style by trying everything.  I like to find a balance between beauty and function.

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Amanda Wiberg

I have fun making stuff that will put a smiles on peoples’ faces.
Hopefully I’ll make you smile!

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