Shanna Wheelock's Profile
I am an artist living in a rural fishing village in the easternmost town in the United States, Lubec, Maine. I studied fine arts/ceramics in college and earned my BFA in 1993. Since that time, I have established a studio, Cobscook Pottery and Fiber Arts, which I open to the public in the summer. I most often work with oxidation firing/stoneware pottery, but occasionally fire up the raku kiln. My ceramic work is greatly influenced by my deep-felt connection to nature, spirit, and myth. My work also bends toward social/political themes. My appreciation of Japanese pottery and culture, I hope, comes through in my work as well.
My other love is weaving. Similar themes to my clay run through my fiber creations. I enjoy working with lush yarns and raw wools, and consider weaving my meditation. I most often work on small lap-size tapestry looms, but also work on two…
- Born on July 22
- Joined March 8, 2009