MaryGermanCeramics

Handmade Ceramic Wares

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma · 17 Sales

MaryGermanCeramics

Handmade Ceramic Wares

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 17 Sales On Etsy since 2010

0 out of 5 stars
(7)

Announcement   Welcome!

Use coupon code CYBERMON to receive 25% off your entire order!! Monday only!

Check out the About section for my humble artistic life story and pictures of my studio!!

I am now able to accept direct payment with credit cards!!
Yay! Thanks Etsy!!

I am a studio artist in Oklahoma City. All of the work is made by hand on the potter's wheel and no two are alike.

Please take a look around and come back often!

Announcement

Welcome!

Use coupon code CYBERMON to receive 25% off your entire order!! Monday only!

Check out the About section for my humble artistic life story and pictures of my studio!!

I am now able to accept direct payment with credit cards!!
Yay! Thanks Etsy!!

I am a studio artist in Oklahoma City. All of the work is made by hand on the potter's wheel and no two are alike.

Please take a look around and come back often!

Mary German

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Mary German

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Anonymous on Feb 13, 2013

5 out of 5 stars

Anonymous on Feb 13, 2013

5 out of 5 stars

We were looking for the perfect bowl, and this one fits the bill! The coloring and patterns are truly unique, and the shape is just right! Thank you, Mary, for being such a wonderful seller!

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About

How I became a clay addict.

I began playing with clay when I was a child. I was facinated by the way it moved and squished. My parents encouraged me to create with non-messy clay like playdough and sculpey. I didn't get much actual clay time untill I was in high school. I had the most wonderful ceramics teacher, Rex Tomlinson, Mr. T. who introduced me to a wonderful tool, the potter's wheel.

I had never thrown anything on the wheel, I had always handbuilt my work with slabs or coils. Once on the wheel I had a lightbulb moment. Anything could be created on the wheel. Almost immediately, I began making cups and bowls, they were thick, heavy and small, but I loved it. I loved the way the clay felt in my hands and the movement of the clay as I pulled the walls. I think I knew then that I wanted to be a potter.

I took all of the ceramics classes offered at my high school and enrolled in art school upon my graduation. I am now taking upper level ceramics courses in college under professor Gayle Singer. Gayle is one of the best and I am very fortunate and greatful to be taught by her. I have discovered and developed my style and honed my skill with her guidance. With that said, at the beginning of my second semester into the ceramics program, I bought my wheel. It is a Shimpo RK Whisper and I am in love.

My family and I are very fortunate to have artist neighbors. The Roche's are fantastic. Mike, who is a potter and woodturner, let me work on his wheel and gave me my first kiln. They provide creative outlet for my husband and I, and act as grandparents to our children.

Artist Statement:
I am facinated with texture and pattern. Particularly the textures and patterns found in nature. I love the organic form, it is such a simplistic shape as a whole, but up close it is incredibly complex. I translate these organic forms in my work and enhance the form with complex texture.

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  • Mary German

    Owner, Maker, Ceramic Grasshopper

    Hello All, I am a studio art major emphasizing in ceramics in Oklahoma City. I have a home studio where all of the work is created. I share this space with my husband, who is a metalsmith, our two small children, and our two large dogs.

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Last updated on November 24, 2012

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