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Inspirations: I am a potter, beekeeper, rennie and gardener, with an interest in fermented and cultured foods and the ancient pottery used to store them. I have an MA in Folklore and Anthropology, and an MFA in Ceramics. I live in a funky little neighborhood and run a community art studio at the nearby botanical garden, and built a catenary arch soda kiln at a cottage in Michigan's Irish Hills.

Lately I am obsessed with gelatin monoprinting, and have been mass producing wonky, one of a kind art dolls called "Anthropods" who are kind of a "Flat Stanley" for grown ups and have a web page, twitter, instagram and facebook account of their own. They are made from industrial and craft leftovers and have no logical purpose.

Pottery and Glaze Safety: I make my own glazes, so I want a safe studio. My glazes are stable and food safe…

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  • Female
  • Born on June 24
  • Joined August 5, 2009

Favorite materials

Stoneware clay upcycled fibers ecoprinting and woods foraged materials acrylic paint, walnut and rust dyes loom cutoffs

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Kelly Averill Savino, Earthworks Studio

About

Inspirations: I am a potter, beekeeper, rennie and gardener, with an interest in fermented and cultured foods and the ancient pottery used to store them. I have an MA in Folklore and Anthropology, and an MFA in Ceramics. I live in a funky little neighborhood and run a community art studio at the nearby botanical garden, and built a catenary arch soda kiln at a cottage in Michigan's Irish Hills.

Lately I am obsessed with gelatin monoprinting, and have been mass producing wonky, one of a kind art dolls called "Anthropods" who are kind of a "Flat Stanley" for grown ups and have a web page, twitter, instagram and facebook account of their own. They are made from industrial and craft leftovers and have no logical purpose.

Pottery and Glaze Safety: I make my own glazes, so I want a safe studio. My glazes are stable and food safe.

Afterthoughts: I tend to make one of a kind work, not because I am an "arteest" but because I have a short attention span. (Look! A bunny!) If I made something you liked, though, drop me a line and I will try to make similar pieces.

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