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My name is Sumiko Braithwaite. I have had a love affair with all art forms since I was a teenager. I was born in Kumamoto, Japan, amd began studying fine arts while still in High School.
I traveled to Italy in 1958 and studied under local artists there. I was married while in Naples and put my artistic endeavors on hold while I raised my family.
Besides my four years in Italy, I lived in Washington, D.C., Honolulu, HI and finally settled in San Diego, CA.
I became serious with art as a student at Miramar College where I received an AA degree in Fine Art. I attended a class in clay at Mesa College and found my calling. At Mesa I studied ceramics, sculpting and glaze technology under Dr. John Conrad. Dr. Conrad is a world famous author and a Master Potter.
I create unique "Double Wall" pottery in a style that is definitely all my own. You can see examples at…

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  • Female
  • Born on February 28
  • Joined September 1, 2006

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clay, porcelain, wood, fabric, yarn, oil, watercolor

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About

My name is Sumiko Braithwaite. I have had a love affair with all art forms since I was a teenager. I was born in Kumamoto, Japan, amd began studying fine arts while still in High School.
I traveled to Italy in 1958 and studied under local artists there. I was married while in Naples and put my artistic endeavors on hold while I raised my family.
Besides my four years in Italy, I lived in Washington, D.C., Honolulu, HI and finally settled in San Diego, CA.
I became serious with art as a student at Miramar College where I received an AA degree in Fine Art. I attended a class in clay at Mesa College and found my calling. At Mesa I studied ceramics, sculpting and glaze technology under Dr. John Conrad. Dr. Conrad is a world famous author and a Master Potter.
I create unique "Double Wall" pottery in a style that is definitely all my own. You can see examples at http://www.doublewallpottery.4t.com or go to http://wwwvasefinder.com and check the international shows.
Examples of my work can be found in many private collections worldwide.

I am a member of Clay Artists of San Diego, Shelter Island Art Association, Coronado Art Association and San Diego Museum of Art, Artist Guild.


I have opened a second store at:
http://www.etsy.com/shop/patterns4u
Please feel free to contact me at ceramicsbysumiko [!at] yahoo.com

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