Ron Mello's Profile

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I have been an artist and teacher most of my life. I was raised in East Boston, Massachusetts, served in Vietnam and am the proud product of a working class family. I have worked for over 40 years in many creative areas, including: studio art, teaching art in the Brockton, Massachusetts Public Schools (retired), teaching graduate ceramics at Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, Massachusetts (retired), Studio art classes as well as Drawing and Painting at The Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, Massachusetts. This site is but a sampling of my work. If you are interested in specific techniques or thinking about custom work, you may contact me via the Email link below for more information and pictures. My focus at this time is full time studio ceramics. I work in functional stoneware and porcelain as well as decorative Raku and primitively fired work. Other creative work includes brush making, drawing, painting, print making,…

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  • Male
  • Born on February 26
  • Joined February 13, 2008

Favorite materials

clay, wood, copper, earth, fire, water, found objects

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RonMelloStudio
Ron Mello Studio and gallery

About

I have been an artist and teacher most of my life. I was raised in East Boston, Massachusetts, served in Vietnam and am the proud product of a working class family. I have worked for over 40 years in many creative areas, including: studio art, teaching art in the Brockton, Massachusetts Public Schools (retired), teaching graduate ceramics at Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater, Massachusetts (retired), Studio art classes as well as Drawing and Painting at The Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, Massachusetts. This site is but a sampling of my work. If you are interested in specific techniques or thinking about custom work, you may contact me via the Email link below for more information and pictures. My focus at this time is full time studio ceramics. I work in functional stoneware and porcelain as well as decorative Raku and primitively fired work. Other creative work includes brush making, drawing, painting, print making, sculpture, and like my father, grandfather and brothers, I have worked and created with wood. http://www.ronmellostudioarts.com

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I have had several one-man exhibits in Massachusetts galleries and have received many awards, including many first place awards. My artwork has been featured in movie and TV productions, as well as several gallery catalogs, periodicals and magazines. I am represented in many national and international collections, and my work is currently being shown and sold in many galleries, shops and museums.

I do accept commissions, if you don't see what you want here or at my web site http://home.comcast.net/~rmello1/ or if you would like to have something special for your home or a gift, please feel free to contact me for more information.

I will ship world wide. I will combine shipping on smaller items. Please contact me for information and pricing. Paypal is the only accepted payment for overseas orders.
rmello1 [!at] comcast.net

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