2021 YUNOMI INVITATIONAL at Clay Akar Opening on June 18th, 2021 at 10 AM CST Six of my Yunomis will be available here: https://www.clayakar.com/collections/artist-melanie-sherman Definition of Yunomi (U-No-Me): A cup with a trimmed or turned foot, without a handle. Unlike the more formal Chawan tea bowl, which is used during the Japanese tea ceremony, the Yunomi is made…

Mark your calendars for the opening of Radius Gallery’s 6th Annual Ceramics Invitational on April 23 & 24. We’re so excited about this year’s roster of amazing artists:

Katriona Drijber, Stuart Gair, Iva Haas, Clara Grace Hoag, Chris Kelsey, Brett Kern, Suze Lindsay, Courtney Murphy, David Regan, Andrew Rivera and Melanie Sherman

with a special appearance by Pablo Picasso

Offering a broad range of sculptural, functional and wearable ceramics, the exhibition represents an impressive snapshot of contemporary clay arts in America today. Please join us!

Upcoming shows for 2021: River Oaks Art Center, Alexandria, Louisianariveroaksartscenter.com7th Annual Dirty South CupApril 9 – May 22, 2021 Radius Gallery, Missoula, Montana radiusgallery.com5th Annual Ceramics Invitational 24 April – 6 June 2020 Clay Akar, Iowa City clayakar.com15th Yunomi InvitationalOpening June 18th, 2021 Belger Crane Yard Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri belgerarts.org/belger-crane-yard-studios Still Shakin’ Opening November 5…

As a KCAC member and donating artist, I want to personally invite you to support the organization by bidding on some fabulous art. I am honored to be among the list of rock star artists who contributed wonderful work after a challenging year—the quality of the work is exceptional! AND, as always, 100% of the proceeds from our auction…

Materials Used: Porcelain, Glaze, China Paints, Gold Luster, Vintage Stoke-On-Trent Blue & Gold Flower Decals, Meissen Blue Flower Decals, Metallic Decals, Gold Decals, Vintage Stoke-On-Trent Rusty Red & Gold Flower Decals Share this… Facebook Twitter Pinterest email

Collectors, art enthusiasts, and friends of the Coalition know this is the best night of the year to acquire art from sought-after established and emerging artists – with ALL of the proceeds going to fund operations, exhibitions, and programming for the Kansas City Artists Coalition (KCAC). The quality and quantity of the art (at every…

China paint, luster, and cold-finishing techniques are used all over the world to finesse and highlight many qualities of the ceramic form. These surface decorations are used for expressing cultural heritage, storytelling, color theory and more. In this 2-hour demonstration workshop, Melanie will demonstrate how she marries the ceramic form and surface imagery with layer…