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The process begins in my garden...

With my grandmother’s rolling pin and fine white clay, I create a lasting impression of my favorite leaves and garden blossoms. I use those slabs of wet clay to construct both decorative and functional pieces by hand in my small studio or at the old picnic table under the old ginkgo tree in my Milwaukee backyard.

Following a lengthy drying process, I "watercolor glaze" each piece between multiple ceramic firings. The result of this 6 to 8 week process is a limited number of quietly elegant pieces.

A Wisconsin watercolor artist and potter for over 20 years, I've married a lifelong fondness for wildflowers & local perennials with my intricately detailed “ceramic canvases” and signature watercolor-glazing techniques. You might see me working on the newest piece, at the…

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  • Female
  • Born on November 10
  • Joined July 11, 2009

Favorite materials

CLAY, fantastic textured Ginkgo leaves, delicate Lily of the Valley slips, sturdy Prairie Cone flowers, dependable Hosta varieties, bouquets of tall Allium, spring Wisconsin wildflowers, Wild Geranium cuttings, Bleeding heart cuttings, lacey green Northern Fern fronds, delicate white Spring Snowdrop blossoms, bright red Summer Tulips, and intricate Queen Annes Lace

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About

The process begins in my garden...

With my grandmother’s rolling pin and fine white clay, I create a lasting impression of my favorite leaves and garden blossoms. I use those slabs of wet clay to construct both decorative and functional pieces by hand in my small studio or at the old picnic table under the old ginkgo tree in my Milwaukee backyard.

Following a lengthy drying process, I "watercolor glaze" each piece between multiple ceramic firings. The result of this 6 to 8 week process is a limited number of quietly elegant pieces.

A Wisconsin watercolor artist and potter for over 20 years, I've married a lifelong fondness for wildflowers & local perennials with my intricately detailed “ceramic canvases” and signature watercolor-glazing techniques. You might see me working on the newest piece, at the old picnic table in my backyard, beneath where my ginkgo and magnolia branches meet.

I make each piece as if it is a gift for my mother. I love what I do, aim to please, and always appreciate your patronage!

Thank you for considering my work for your family, your friends, your clients, and you!

Faith Ann

*When openings in my calendar allow, I accept custom requests. Search 'CUSTOM' in the search bar BELOW my shop heading for examples & details!

You can see my work today at:
*The Domes” Mitchell Park Conservatory in Milwaukee, WI
*Cedar Creek Pottery, above The Winery in the Settlement, Cedarburg, WI
*The Waxwing in Shorewood
*Wild Apple Studio & Gallery in Menasha, WI
*Samara Studios in Milwaukee, WI
*Studio 213 in Appleton, WI
*Art & Soul Gallery in Milwaukee, WI
*The Trout Art Museum, downtown Appleton, WI
*Arts of Daycholah in Green Lake, WI
*The Craft Mall in Wisconsin Dells
*Boerner Botanical Gardens in Greenfield/Hales Corners
*Ohlbrich Botanical Garden in Madison, WI
*Twisted Sisters in Indianapolis, Indiana
*Maiden Wisconsin & Ginny's Cupboard in Sparta, WI
*Cedar Harbor on Morrison in Appleton
coming soon to *Opera House Gallery n Mt. Horeb


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