2021 YUNOMI INVITATIONAL at Clay Akar 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…

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!

This work is made with Porcelain, Glaze, 24k German Gold Luster, Vintage Decals Size: about 4” H x 6” W x 6” D Shipping within the United States is $35 Proceeds from the sale of this object will benefit the artist, and Artaxis, a 501(c)3 non-profit art organization. Please contact us at contactartaxis@gmail.com if you…

This work is made with Porcelain, Glaze, China Paint, 24k German Gold Luster, Gold, Vintage and Metallic Decals Size: about 3.75” H x 3.5” W x 3.5” D Shipping within the United States is $25 Proceeds from the sale of this object will benefit the artist, and Artaxis, a 501(c)3 non-profit art organization. Please contact us…

I’m so excited to be the featured artist this month at ArtAxis.org – all proceeds via @ArtAxis support the artist and the 501(c)3 non-profit arts organization! ⁠ ⁠ https://shopartaxis.org/collections/melanie-sherman[link expired – check out more ceramics HERE]⁠ ⁠ ArtAxis.org is an evolving independent network of contemporary artists and their work. The mission of Artaxis is to…

“Handmade for your Valentine” will open January 31st at 10:00 AM CST online and 9:30 AM in the gallery! Clay Akar https://www.clayakar.com/collections/artist-melanie-sherman 257 Iowa AvenueIowa City, IA 52240T: 319 351 1227 E: contact@clayakar.com  Hours: Monday – Saturday, 10 to 6Sunday, 12 to 4 ClayAkar’s 4th Annual Valentine’s Day show featuring handmade ceramic jewelry from selected artists: Jen Allen, Carole Epp, Terri…

Studio View: I switched it up a bit and designed a dress!! Instead of ceramics, glazes, decals, and metals, I got to work with fabric and paint! On view, this Saturday: click HERE for tickets! ⁠ Join @kcartistscoalition Saturday, November 2nd from 7- 9 pm, where seven local multidisciplinary artists will transform gowns donated by…

Some of my all-time favorite #Yunomis are STILL available at Clay AKAR !! #Handpainted #porcelain, vintage red flowers, #turquoise with 24k gold luster, Japanese patterns with a super intricate loop pattern. These were painted over the course of a couple of weeks and fired multiple times in order to layer the #linework, different colors, #vintage…