marlene boyle's Profile
I was born, raised and still reside in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Heck, I still remember when we really were the smoky city. I even remember when the Penguins were the Hornets. Until recently if you had asked me what I do, I would have told you that I am a calligrapher. Seems I have been that for nearly forever.
I also knew that I would love working with clay and in the 90's I took a couple classes in wheel throwing. BUT in 1999 I had an incredible opportunity to participate in a week-long workshop in pinching clay, presented by two remarkable clay artists, Paulus Berensohn and Jimmy Clark. I had really limited experience in clay and was totally out of my league, but had an intense passion ignited in me for the medium of clay and particularly for the process of pinching, which means that a potter's wheel is not used in the creation of the work. The pots are formed completely by hand with the aid...
- Born on November 8
- Joined July 2, 2007