Mark Klammer Pottery
Mark Klammer Pottery features durable hand-thrown stoneware with a satin matte lead-free glaze. The pottery is microwave-safe, oven-safe, dishwasher-safe, and food-safe. The color palette coordinates with most decors. The pots are fired in electric kilns using electricity from 100% sustainable sources.
Roycroft Artisan 2009-2015
2010 Kenan Center 100 American Craftsmen - Honorable mention
2011 Kenan Center 100 American Craftsmen - Honorable mention
2011 Arts at the Garden - Judge's Award
2012 Arts at the Garden - Judge's Award
2012 New Hope Arts and Crafts - 2nd place
2013 Arts Festival Reading - 3rd place
2014 Arts Festival Reading - 2nd place for craft and 2nd place for booth design
I make pottery so that people can incorporate beauty into their daily living. While I'm working, my mind wanders to the new owners of my pots. They seem familiar to me even though we haven't met. I imagine how the piece will be received into their homes, how it will be used, and how it will feel in their hands. I carefully consider who will use the piece and what their lifestyle is. Is it a gift? Or will it become someone's new favorite coffee mug?
I'm inspired by mid-century modern design. I love the simple lines and the quirky shapes that make this era of ingenuity so unique and timeless. The element of the design that I find most challenging is creating something unique while maintaining its simplicity. I've learned that simple design is not simple to create. While my pots must be pleasing to the eye and function well, they must also make a statement.
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