If you are looking for a piece of jewelry that you saw in our booth at the Holiday Mart KC this year, please email us with a description: info@melaniesherman.com – our online shop inventory is small and we usually do not list every single piece here, as all of them are one-of-a-kind and we are…

China painting, a venerable art form that has flourished across cultures and epochs, stands as a testament to the human capacity to transform the ordinary into the extraordinary. This delicate technique, which involves hand-painting intricate designs on porcelain surfaces, marries technical skill with boundless creativity. Rooted in both cultural traditions and artistic evolution, china painting embodies a timeless journey that interweaves history, aesthetics, and individual expression.

More is More: China Paint TechniquesJuly 5-9, 2021 Concept: 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. This workshop is designed to marry the ceramic form and…

Opening ONLINE on June 18th, 2021 at 10 AM CST Six of my Yunomis are 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 for daily (or informal) tea drinking.…

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