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FEATURED ARTISTS

 
Meet our Featured Artists for January 2022!

Each month we will be highlighting an individual artist & member of SBS OPEN STUDIOS and give you a sneak peek into the Clay Studio.
I feel very fortunate to be able to share my studio with these wonderful, creative folks! We all share something in common, our passion for clay, a sense of community and our zest for learning and expressing our creativity! Every evening before I close the door to the studio, I take a moment to admire all the wonderful creations that happened that day and then I have to give myself a little pinch as a reminder of how grateful I am to have this creative community right under my own roof!

 

Find more of these artists’ works on their links below.

~Meet Marieka~

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Marieka Farrenkopf
(SBS Open Studio Artist)

"I work in a hospital and spend my days counseling and consoling patients and their families. Ceramics for me is a time to shut my mouth and use my hands. I love the creativity of it. I love getting dirty. I love making my own dishes.

I first did wheel in college. My bowls were so heavy and I couldn't trim for beans! I still use one of those bowls as a cat food dish. It's indestructible. Since taking a hand-building class with Stephanie at Georgie's, I've been hooked on slabs and weird textures.

Now I come to Stephanie's studio in Vancouver. Lately, I've been hand-building bowls and vessels, and experimenting with underglaze decals. It's so fun to just turn up the music and see what transpires with the clay. Pure joy!"

A lotta cups
A lotta cups

Greenware cups

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Dragon Plates
Dragon Plates

Underglaze Transfers (Bisqueware)

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Collection of Plates
Collection of Plates

Bisqueware all ready to be glazed

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A lotta cups
A lotta cups

Greenware cups

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Please contact me if you are interested in becoming a member at the studio

Stephanie 503-866-7075
Email: steph.l.burton@gmail.com