Cecily Maples' Profile
Born in Japan where my Dad was an American consul on the southern island, I spent a good deal of my childhood in various foreign countries. My mother collected folk crafts avidly so I was surrounded by ethnic arts from an early age. Which probably accounts in part for the fact that I became a potter/jeweler.
My MFA is from Claremont Graduate School near LA where I studied with Paul Soldner. And here I am some 30 odd years later still making pots and porcelain jewelry.
What can be made from clay? Some of my answers are here in this shop. And all of my answers seem to have taken the form of useful adornment for home and body. In fact if I could knit clay I'd be making clay sweaters.
I never seem to be able to get enough of that part of working with clay that is all about touch and response. This…
- Born on September 29
- Joined May 3, 2011