Michigan Ceramics 2020

Vessel Awards in both categories are sponsored by the Williams Family Fund.
Emerging Artist Functional is sponsored by AMACO Brent.
Emerging Artist Sculptural is sponsored by Mayco Colors.

Established Artists = 10+ years; Emerging Artists = 10 years or fewer

James Adair – Copper Red Spring Bud +Porcelain, cone 6 soda fired – 6.5″ x 7″ x 7″ – $195 – Established Artist

James Adair – Copper Red Winter Snow +Porcelain, cone 6 soda fired – 6.5″ x 7″ x 7″ – $195 – Established Artist

Irina Bondarenko – Sgraffito tea bowl set – ceramics – 5″ x 11″ x 11″ – $250 – Emerging Artist

Katrina Bramlage – Temmstone triangle platterClay – 16″ x 16″ x 1.5″ – $225 – Emerging Artist

Isabella Comai – Basement floor paintingStoneware, paint, drop cloth, textiles, gold leaf – 67″ x 80″ x 15″ – $500 – Emerging Artist – HONORABLE MENTION – SCULPTURE / EMERGING ARTISTS

Isabella Comai – Pearl Cloud – ceramic, fresh water pearl, burlap, paint, thread, wire – 21″ x 12″ x 4″ – $300 – Emerging Artist

Julie Devers – Slipped Bowl with HandlesWood Fired White Stoneware with Slip and Glaze – 4″ x 16″ x 12.75″ – $200 – Established Artist

Larry Elliot – Blurred LensCeramic, aluminum – 16″ x 16″ x 5″ – $500 – Established Artist

Larry Elliot – Hard edgesCeramic – 19″ x 17″ x 2.5″ – $250 – Established Artist

Lisa Farris – DaisyCeramic with Metal Base – 66″ x 12″ x 4″ – $1900 – Established Artist

Lisa Farris – Joshua Tree with Blue BlossomsCeramic – 36″ x 6″ x 4″ – $800 – Established Artist

Alyssa Graham – Are You Scared? Stoneware, Glaze – 18″ x 7″ x 7″ – NFS – Emerging Artist

Emily Gunning – Sugar Box IIPorcelain, fired to cone 6 oxidation – 4″ x 3″ x 4.75″ – $87 – Emerging Artist

Sharon Harper – two downceramic, paper, graphite – 42″ x 27″ x 10″ – $1400 – Established Artist

Helen Hierta – MeditationClay – 73″ x 24″ x 12″ – $4,500 – Emerging Artist

Craig Hinshaw – Double Plate with Colorstoneware – 3″ x 18″ x 14″ – $400 – Established Artist

Steve Kline – Jumpceramic – 47″ x 26″ x 18″ – $4800 – Established Artist

Yiu Keung Lee – Selfie Series- Made in HK #1Stoneware – 2″ x 15″ x 15″ – $350 – Established Artist

Carrie Longley – Aquilegia vulgarisCeramic, Wire, Mixed Media – 11″ x 7″ x 7″ – $990 – Established Artist

Susan Mankowski – Landscape Impressionsclay, glaze, watercolor – 11″x 5.25″ x 5″ – NFS – Emerging Artist

Margaret Miller – Poppy Plate #1Cone 10 Porcelain – 1″ x 9.25″ x 9.25″ – $275 – Emerging Artist

Margaret Miller – Poppy Plate #2Cone 10 Porcelain – 1″ x 9.75″ x 9.75″ – $275 – Emerging Artist

John Albert Murphy – A PlacePorcelain – 3″ x 5″ x 5″ – $300 – Established Artist – HONORABLE MENTION – VESSEL / ESTABLISHED ARTISTS

John Albert Murphy – SolacePorcelain – 5″ x 3″ x 3″ – $300 – Established Artist

Susan O’Connor – Leo’s Lanestoneware, underglaze, glaze, bray-poxy, cone 6 glaze – 2″ x 30″ x 22″ – $2500 – Established Artist

Syndi Oliver – Bone Marrow TeaStoneware, Wood, Steel – 36″ x 10″ x 10″ – $2,000 – Emerging Artist

Sarah Olmsted – Drawn to the LightPorcelain, underglaze, glaze – 3.5″ x 4″ x 4″ – $300 – Emerging Artist

Russell Orlando – Those to Theseblack clay, terra sigillata and wire – 20″ x 12″ x 12″ – $1250 – Established Artist – FIRST PLACE – VESSEL / ESTABLISHED ARTISTS

Diana Pancioli – Vase OneTerracotta – 12″ x 5″ x 5″ – NFS – Established Artist

Louise Pappageorge – Vessel of Sorrowceramic – 8″ x 10″ x 7.5″ – $600 – Emerging Artist – HONORABLE MENTION / VESSEL – EMERGING ARTISTS

Julia Peterson – Deer Bone PotClay, Terracotta – 24″ x 14″ x 14″ – NFS – Emerging Artist

Marcia Polenberg – La AbuelaTerracotta, terra sigillata, slips, glazes, chair – 42″ x 18″ x 27″ – $2500 – Established Artist

Deborah Renner – Hot and SmokyWhite stoneware, underglaze – 16″ x 42″ x 3″ – $540 – Emerging Artist

Holly Ross – SoakedPorcelaneous Stoneware – 16″ x 23″ x 17″ – $900 – Emerging Artist – FIRST PLACE – SCULPTURE / EMERGING ARTISTS

Jennifer Rosseter – Into The Woods – Ceramic Stoneware – 9.5″ x 9.5″ x 1″ – $390 – Emerging Artist

Jennifer Rosseter – My Wolverine Side – Ceramic Stoneware- 10″ x 10″ x 1″ – $390 – Emerging Artist – FIRST PLACE – FUNCTIONAL / EMERGING ARTISTS

Patricia Simpson – Girl with red earringsBlack Stoneware – 14″ x 9″ x 7″ – $600 – Established Artist

Susanne Stephenson – Wave IITerracotta, Glaze – 9.75″ x 7.75″ x 4″ – $900 – Established Artist

Dennis Swartzlander – Mint Matte Crystalline VaseHigh fire porcelain – 10.5″ x 3.25″ x 3.25″ – $155 – Established Artist

Dennis Swartzlander – Tan Matte Crystalline VaseHigh fire porcelain – 12.25″ x 3.5″ x 3.5″ – $160 – Established Artist

Zach Tate – JanusCeramic – 6″ x 5″ x 5″ – $300 – Established Artist

Debbie Thompson – Petoskey Stone glaze platterwhite stoneware, reduction fired – 3″ x 17″ x 17″ – $300 – Established Artist – HONORABLE MENTION – FUNCTIONAL / ESTABLISHED ARTISTS

E. Ingrid Tietz – Border Wall – Slip-cast porcelain – 114″ x 42″ x 2″ – $18,000 – Emerging Artist

Maggie Valle – Bean Pod – Slab-constructed porcelain, cone 5 oxidation – 5″ x 12.25″ x 5″ – $200 – Emerging Artist

Genevieve Van Zandt – Drink these flowersCeramic, Porcelain – 20″ x 20″ x 8″ – $1200 – Established Artist – FIRST PLACE – SCULPTURE / ESTABLISHED ARTISTS

Genevieve Van Zandt – Herbaceous DripCeramic, Porcelain, Black Clay – 36″ x 24″ x 8″ – $1200 – Established Artist

David Velez-Felix – transition – Terracotta, underglaze, clear claze – 15″ x 18″ x 15″ – $900 – Emerging Artist – FIRST PLACE – VESSEL / EMERGING ARTISTS

David Velez-Felix – ogun – Terracotta, glaze, gold luster, paint, beads – 15″ x 14″ x 8″ – $900 – Emerging Artist

Bobby Veresan – Steam Stack Topper ‘Vention’ – Stoneware, Glaze, Concrete, Nichrome Wire – 30″ x 20″ x 20″ – $1,900 – Emerging Artist

April Walker – Stellar Death – Stoneware, encaustic, glaze – 3″ x 9.5″ x 9.5″ – $150 – Emerging Artist

Brian Westrick – Coffee PotCeramic – 7.25″ x 8.25″ x 6″ – NFS – Established Artist

Brian Westrick – Gray JarCeramic – 4.5″ x 7″ x 7″ – NFS – Established Artist – FIRST PLACE – FUNCTIONAL / ESTABLISHED ARTISTS

Julia Whitney Brown – Goddess – Ceramic – 12″ x 5″ x 5″ – $850 – Emerging Artist – HONORABLE MENTION – FUNCTIONAL / EMERGING ARTISTS

Blake Williams – Secret Recipespoercelain, digital decals, wire, wooden chair – 34.5″ x 20″ x 17″ – $3800 – Established Artist – HONORABLE MENTION – SCULPTURE / ESTABLISHED ARTISTS

Paul Young – ChargerCermaics – 2.5″ x 17″ x 17″ – NFS – Established Artist

Caitlin Zachow – Scorekeeper – stoneware, found material – 15″ x 13″ x 7″ – $1,750 – Emerging Artist