Meredith Bird's Profile

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Aptly named, the Kiln Fund Project is a fundraiser, allowing my patrons to help me launch my career. I am a potter who makes functional earthenware pieces. I just graduated from Montana State with a BFA. Everything is going great! Only problem is that I don't have a kiln. Be part of something exciting and support handmade pottery! It all started as I was nearing graduation, putting my home studio together, and trying to come up with a way to afford my very own electric kiln. Not one to back down from a challenge, I knew that if I just got extra creative, I could come up with a solution. Thus, the Kiln Fund Project was born. An electric kiln of my very own would allow me to continue making my functional earthenware pieces, but it's purpose does not end there. I would like to start a kiln share and ceramic artist co-operative in Bozeman, Montana. My vision includes studio and gallery space and 501 (c)(3) classification. I truly see a…

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  • Joined April 23, 2012

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earthenware

About

Aptly named, the Kiln Fund Project is a fundraiser, allowing my patrons to help me launch my career. I am a potter who makes functional earthenware pieces. I just graduated from Montana State with a BFA. Everything is going great! Only problem is that I don't have a kiln. Be part of something exciting and support handmade pottery! It all started as I was nearing graduation, putting my home studio together, and trying to come up with a way to afford my very own electric kiln. Not one to back down from a challenge, I knew that if I just got extra creative, I could come up with a solution. Thus, the Kiln Fund Project was born. An electric kiln of my very own would allow me to continue making my functional earthenware pieces, but it's purpose does not end there. I would like to start a kiln share and ceramic artist co-operative in Bozeman, Montana. My vision includes studio and gallery space and 501 (c)(3) classification. I truly see a great opportunity to endorse ceramic arts and allow those already practicing a means to continue working, but also promote the ceramics arts and education and provide outreach for handmade pottery. It's a revolution!

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