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In 2000, Lois began working in earnest as a potter, after a lifetime of dabbling in "making stuff". "I found my medium" she says. "I love everything about clay work, from the smell of the fresh clay to the use of the finished pieces at the table."

Largely influenced by Antonio Gaudi, Eva Zeisel, and Fiesta Ware, her work looks toward organic shapes, vivid color, and texture for inspiration.

Lois produces functional tableware of hand thrown porcelain. "My work is made to be used and enjoyed - not to sit on a shelf. I want them to be special, but no so precious. Using handmade dinnerware makes the table livelier and more inviting. I want my work to be part of people's everyday lives. That little something that contributes to the uniqueness of one's surroundings."

Lois hand-makes all her work in her Brooklyn, NY…

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  • Female
  • Born on September 30
  • Joined August 11, 2006

Favorite materials

porcelain, yarn, clay, glaze, ephemera, rock, paper, scissors, music

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About

In 2000, Lois began working in earnest as a potter, after a lifetime of dabbling in "making stuff". "I found my medium" she says. "I love everything about clay work, from the smell of the fresh clay to the use of the finished pieces at the table."

Largely influenced by Antonio Gaudi, Eva Zeisel, and Fiesta Ware, her work looks toward organic shapes, vivid color, and texture for inspiration.

Lois produces functional tableware of hand thrown porcelain. "My work is made to be used and enjoyed - not to sit on a shelf. I want them to be special, but no so precious. Using handmade dinnerware makes the table livelier and more inviting. I want my work to be part of people's everyday lives. That little something that contributes to the uniqueness of one's surroundings."

Lois hand-makes all her work in her Brooklyn, NY studio. She lives in Brooklyn with her unbelievably patient husband, 2 sons, a couple of cats, and a whole lot of yarn. She is a reformed television/radio programmer, an avid knitter and a compulsive "Maker of Things".

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