Nancy Funk's Profile
Welcome! Here you'll find whimsical, functional and slightly surreal soaps, and ceramics. All made by me and my partner, Richard.
Our Studio's History:
Raised in the Midwest, I focused my undergraduate art education on print-making and drawing. After receiving a BFA in art from the University of Iowa, I taught high school art for a year, and then moved to Albuquerque for graduate studies in ceramics. Many of my early ceramic pieces focused on human heads and hands. My studies lead me to a deep appreciation of Asian, Native American, and mezo-American artistic sensibilities.
Hooking into the vibrant ceramic art studio scene of California in the mid 1970s, my partner, Richard, and I moved to Berkeley in 1975. Starting as a ceramic sculptor, I quickly turned to nurturing my innate sense…
- Born on February 21
- Joined January 11, 2011