Liz Holstein's Profile
I have always loved the ceramic arts, growing up in an art loving family in Syracuse N.Y. It wasn’t until I went to high school in the mountains of Western Maine that I had the chance to throw clay on the wheel. I fell in love with it. I continued doing pottery all through high school and college; learning new techniques along the way.
My art was put on the back burner for 20+ years as I followed my other passion, archaeology, all over the United States. I worked for several universities, private companies and the American Museum of Natural History. All this time was spent excavating in clay, silt, and sand as well as cataloging thousands of artifacts.
I found my way back to pottery about nine years ago. It has dramatically changed my life. I would call my pieces earthy functional. Some are inspired by artifacts; archaeological…
- Joined December 7, 2010
- Liz Holstein
East Greenwich, Rhode Island,