Heidi Fahrenbacher's Profile
My name is Heidi Fahrenbacher and I’m a functional potter living and working in Southwestern, MI.
When I enrolled in college I planned on majoring in Biology. However, when I was a sophomore, my dad sat me down and advised me that he thought I should pursue what I really loved and what made me happy. At that point, I changed majors and graduated in 2002 with a B.A. in Fine Arts and Art History.
After working for several ceramics artists I decided it was time to go out on my own. I opened Bella Joy Pottery in 2005. Having my own studio is a dream come true! My cozy studio is a refurbished chicken coop that over looks a changing farmer’s field. In the spring, I’m greeted by migrating Sandhill Cranes and by winter the snow drifts hug the studio exterior. It’s an i…
- Born on June 25
- Joined August 15, 2007