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3-Month Dangle Club Subscription includes: – You will receive ONE pair of ear dangles every month, for 3 months – Surprise colors & styles -OR- specify your preferences of metal colors: Choose between Silver and Gold – Max size: 57mm | Min size: 35mm (drop-length) – All pieces are handmade – Each pair has a…

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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…

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3-Month Necklace Club Subscription includes: – You will receive ONE necklace every month, for 3 months – Surprise colors & styles -OR- specify your preferences of metal colors: Choose between Silver and Gold – Max size: 26in | Min size: 18in (chain-length) – All pieces are handmade – Each pair has a retail value of…

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3-Month Stud Club Subscription includes: – You will receive ONE pair of ear studs every month, for 3 months – Surprise colors & styles -OR- specify your preferences of metal colors: Choose between Silver and Gold – Clip-Ons available – Max size: 16mm | Min size: 10mm – All pieces are handmade – Each pair…

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This is the best white glaze I have found so far: smooth, luscious, glossy, white – perfect for china-painting.

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“Progressional Currents” Kansas City Artist Coalition Exhibition Opening: May 12, 2017 6-9pm 201 Wyandotte St, Kansas City, MO 64105 Progressional Currents is an exhibition highlighting ceramic artists that have traveled to Hungary in order to expand and challenge their studio practice at the International Ceramics Studio (ICS) in Kecskemét. These artists lived and worked together during…

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“Vintage Japanese Rose” | Porcelain Studs | Stud Club | 3-Month Stud Club Subscription includes: ONE pair of ear studs every month, for 3 months | Surprise colors & styles -OR- specify your preferences of metal colors: Choose between Silver and Gold | Clip-Ons available | All pieces are handmade | Shipping is included in…

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Holiday Shopping in Kansas City November 26 – 27, 2020 at Cerbera Gallery, 2011 Baltimore Ave., Kansas City (Crossroads), Missouri (by appointment only thereafter, call: (844) 202-9303)

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So much fun working on these Custom Porcelain Pendant Necklaces and matching Rings made from Porcelain chards with vintage Stoke-on-Trent Blue and Gold Flowers from England. Made with Sterling Silver, 14k Gold, and Brass. charm, jewelry, personalized, family, tree, retro, heart, mother, moon, baby, feet, gemstone, flower, mom, birth, year, art, chinapaint, luster, lustre, contemporary…

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“Hanami” is the centuries-old practice of drinking under a blooming sakura or ume tree. The custom is said to have started during the Nara period (710–794), when it was ume blossoms that people admired in the beginning, but by the Heian period (794–1185) cherry blossoms came to attract more attention, and hanami was synonymous with…

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Ceramic artist and china painter Melanie Sherman creates beautiful sterling silver jewelry pieces with porcelain stones. Decorated with vintage decals from Europe and Japan, these one-of-kind pieces tell the story of historic porcelain wares, used as dinnerware in 18th century Europe. ceramic, porcelain, jewelry, Melanie Sherman, porcelain jewelry, ceramic jewelry, sterling silver, fine metals, vintage,…

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Vintage Japanese Ceramics Peacock Pendant enclosed in BrassMaterials: Brass, Porcelain, Glaze, Vintage Japanese DecalWire Chain: Metal Type: 925 Sterling Silver | Gold PlatedChain Length: 16 Inches Vintage Japanese Ceramics Peacock Pendant enclosed in BrassMaterials: Brass, Porcelain, Glaze, Vintage Japanese DecalWire Chain: Metal Type: 925 Sterling Silver | Gold PlatedChain Length: 16 Inches

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The Blue Onion pattern is the most famous porcelain decor of all time. It was created during the early Ming Dynasty in ancient China. In the 17th Century adopted the Meissen porcelain manufactory the décor and let it apply to his white porcelain. Primarily thanks to the Onion pattern became the Meissen porcelain famous in Europe at that time. Later, many other porcelain manufacturers assumed the beautiful blue pattern.

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The brewing process for sake differs from the process for beer, where the conversion from starch to sugar and then from sugar to alcohol occurs in two distinct steps. Like other rice wines, when sake is brewed, these conversions occur simultaneously. The alcohol content differs between sake, wine, and beer; while most beer contains 3–9% ABV, wine generally contains 9–16% ABV,[4] and undiluted sake contains 18–20% ABV (although this is often lowered to about 15% by diluting with water prior to bottling).

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A brief history of Kintsugi The Kintsugi technique originated under Ashigaka Yoshimasa (1435-1490) during the Muromachi period. Yoshimasa liked surrounding himself with artists and poets in his temple-palace Ginkaku-ji and it was him who gave birth to the cha no yu culture, the tea ceremony, in Japan. When one day his precious cup, which is…

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The term “democracy” first appeared in ancient Greek political and philosophical thought in the city-state of Athens during classical antiquity. The word comes from demos, “common people” and kratos, “strength”.

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The national flower of Japan, the cherry blossom – or Sakura, represents a time of renewal and optimism. The pops of pink mark the ending of winter and signify the beginning of spring. Due to their quick blooming season, cherry blossoms also symbolize the transience of life, a major theme in Buddhism. Sakura (桜) – Sakura means “cherry blossom” and is…

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Ikebana (生け花, 活け花, “arranging flowers” or “making flowers alive”) is the Japanese art of flower arrangement. It is also known as Kadō (華道, “way of flowers”). The tradition dates back to Heian period, when floral offerings were made at altars. Later, flower arrangements were instead used to adorn the tokonoma (alcove) of a traditional Japanese…

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Patterns and styles evolved, and by the late 15th century arrangements were common enough to be appreciated by ordinary people and not only by the imperial family and its retainers. Ikebana, in the beginning, was very simple, constructed from only a very few stems of flowers and evergreen branches. This first form of ikebana is…

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Vintage Japanese Rose & Chrysanthemum Porcelain Pendant Necklace w/ Swarovski Crystals, Handmade Glass Beads & Natural Freshwater Pearls | Ikebana, in the beginning, was very simple, constructed from only a very few stems of flowers and evergreen branches. This first form of ikebana is called kuge (供華).

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Vintage Japanese Rose | Black Porcelain Pendant Necklace | Sterling Silver

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The chrysanthemum represents longevity, rejuvenation and nobility in Japan. It is also the symbol of autumn, harvest and goodwill. Because of its auspicious meaning, the flower frequently appears on decorations, accessories, porcelains, kimonos and obis, as well as Japan’s 50 yen coin

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KCUR | By Anne Kniggendorf Published October 31, 2020 at 5:00 AM CDT The Kansas City Artists Coalition will present its second annual “Coalesce” show, a merging of high fashion and fine art, on November 7. The world of runway shows and opening nights at galleries seems like a distant dream eight months into the…

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June 7, 2019  Yunomi Invitational opens online at 10:00 AM CST https://www.clayakar.com/collections/artist-melanie-sherman Definition of Yunomi (U-No-Me): A tea bowl, being taller than wide, 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. (images photographed…

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CERAMIC JEWELRY[SIGN UP HERE] The shop is filling up with more Ceramic Jewelry exclusively for all of my Newsletter subscribers, I am offering 15% off every purchase with(expires December 23, 2018) [SIGN UP HERE] Come to our gallery to view and try on these handmade porcelain jewelry pieces in person: Cerbera Gallery2011 Baltimore AvenueKansas City, Missouri 64108844-202-9303info@cerberagallery.comwww.cerberagallery.com

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Kolva-Sullivan Exhibition October 8-29, 2016 Jim Kolva KOLVA-SULLIVAN GALLERY 115 South Adams Street, Suite A Spokane, WA 99201 Office: 509-458-5517 Email: jim@kolva.comcastbiz.net

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2017 Americano Invitational AKAR GALLERY https://www.clayakar.com/collections/artist-melanie-sherman Opens: November 17th, 2017      

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http://archiebray.org/gallery_exhibitions/auction_16/how_the_auction_works.html I am donating 2 cups (Yunomi) to the 2017 Cup Auction; these are full donations to the Archie Bray Foundation. Yunomi I: Yunomi II:

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https://www.clayakar.com/collections/artist-melanie-sherman Our eleventh annual spring invitational show featuring five yunomi by over 150 artists. May 5: Invitational show opens online at 10 AM CST on www.clayakar.com ClayAkar 257 E. Iowa Ave Iowa City, IA 52240 T: 319 3511227

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The Shop is open: December 3rd, 2021 @ 5PM CT Should you run into any problems, please contact me directly at melanieshermanceramics@gmail.com If you are in the Kansas City Area, you are always more than welcome to stop by to see all of my work in person: Cerbera Gallery2011 Baltimore AvenueKansas City, Missouri 64108Call for…

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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…

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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.…

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We are clearing out our online store and are offering 25% OFF ALL JEWELRY items on our website shop. For our new Newsletter Subscribers, we are offering an ADDITIONAL 15% OFF. Sign up for coupon code:https://www.melaniesherman.com/shop/jewelry_newsletter_signup/ Sale starts Friday, May 10, 2019, at 12 PM CST and ends at Midnight, May 13, 2019. 

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2nd Winter Salon at Cerbera Gallery Opening: Friday, December 1st Closing: Saturday, January 27th 2011 Baltimore Ave., Kansas City, MO 64108 www.CerberaGallery.com

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Cerbera Gallery presents: “Winter Salon II” Dec ’17 – Feb ’18 “Winter Salon II” Opening Reception: FRI, December 1, 5-8pm This exhibition is curated by Cerbera Gallery     Enjoy an exciting line-up of emerging and renowned artists during Cerbera Gallery’s “Winter Salon II”. Original paintings & drawings, photography, prints & editions, ceramics and local…

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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!

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5 November – 30 December 2021 This year more than 150 artists will contribute a massive array of eye-popping, affordable artworks to Radius Gallery’s 8th annual Holiday Show—making it a wonderful opportunity for collectors and gift-givers alike. New works will be introduced throughout the run of the show. Mark your Calendars! Nov 05 Exhibition opens (hopefully in-person…

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Happy 2021 from this little snow angel and me! Liesl’s first snow, refusing to come back in, barking up a storm #pulilife @lieslthepuli #lieslinkc

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 15th Annual Ceramics Invitational Opening Reception, Friday, September 14th, 5p.m. – 9p.m.

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Dear friend, I’m so excited to be heading back to Anderson Ranch Arts Center,⁠ in Snowmass, Colorado, to teach a 1-week workshop on June 08 – 12, 2020 about my favorite subject: China Painting, Luster, and Cold-Finishing Techniques on ceramics. There are still a few spots available and it would amazing if you would join…

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November 29, 2019 – BLACK FRIDAY (secret) SALE (sign up below for a secret link and a special offer!) November 30, 2019 – SATURDAY (Shop will be open here on my website) Please stop by Cerbera Gallery / 2011 Baltimore Ave. Kansas City, 64108 to shop or email me: info@melaniesherman.com to ask for a specific piece…

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Annual Holiday Sale Sunday, November 27 until Sunday, December 18, 2016 www.etsy.com/shop/melaniesherman Use Promocode LASTXMAS for 10% off

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Our Annual Holiday Sale is coming up! This is our most popular sale of the year for our Newsletter Subscribers and you can still sign up to be included in this exclusive event and receive your coupon code when the sale is announced (usually around Thanksgiving): Subscribe * indicates required Email Address * First Name…

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After applying #gold #luster and #chinapaint the last step is to apply decals on ceramic. Here I am using a Vintage decal with #blue and gold #flowers from England. —-> @potsinaction has been taken over by @louieseven.0 hosting a week of #piadecals – be sure to follow along on INSTAGRAM and tag your pots in…

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Applying some late night decals – one down, many more to go ‪#‎PIAdecals‬ ‪#‎porcelain‬ ‪#‎vintage‬ ‪#‎flowers‬ ‪#‎kccrossroads‬ ‪#‎kcartist‬ ‪#‎kcmo‬ ‪#‎kc‬ ‪#‎NCECA2016‬ ‪#‎gold‬ ‪#‎luster‬ Applying some late night decals – one down, many more to go from Melanie Sherman on Vimeo. Preparing for my next porcelain exhibitions in Kansas City, MO. I will be participating in several…

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Resident Artists Exhibition June 16–July 31, 2015 Reception: Thursday, June 16, from 6–8 pm Bray Warehouse Gallery Helena Montana Featuring work by resident artists: Eliza Au, Vancouver, BC, Canada Hannah Lee Cameron, North Carolina Lily Fein, Newton, Massachusetts Lauren Gallaspy, Athens, Georgia Perry Haas, Geneva, Illinois Claire Hedden, Normal, Illinois Qwist Joseph, Fort Collins, Colorado…

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Black & Gold Porcelain Jewelry | There is a new pattern in town! We are preparing for two more shows in 2019 and developing new ear dangle designs! These dangles are 5.5cm/2.5″ long and are absolutely stunning! Click on the image for purchase or more information.⁠

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$165.00 Ring Size: 5.5 (US) [approximately] Face Size: 28 mm d x 15 mm w x 4 mm h Metals used: Sterling Silver (Ring Shank, Base, Ornamentation), Brass (Bezel) Other materials: Porcelain, Glaze, Vintage Decals only 1 in stock

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I received this beautiful shot from Canada of one of my Blue & Gold Flower rings – It looks so perfect! I love it so much when my work finds a great home and is appreciated. ⁠ ⁠ ⁠ #porcelain ⁠ #porzellan ⁠ #blueandwhite ⁠ #chinapaint ⁠ #gold ⁠ #luster ⁠ #vintagedecal ⁠ #vintagejapanesedecal ⁠…

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Ceramic artist and china painter Melanie Sherman creates beautiful sterling silver jewelry pieces with porcelain stones. Decorated with vintage decals from Europe and Japan, these one-of-kind pieces tell the story of historic porcelain wares, used as dinnerware in 18th century Europe.

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These rectangle Blue & Gold Flower Sterling Silver Rings sold fast, but there are a few new ones in my shop | Sizes vary | Email me for a custom order: info@melaniesherman.com or purchase via the webshop: #redflowers⁠ #womenceramicartists⁠ #moderncraft⁠ #modernceramics⁠ #craftswomen⁠ #blueflowers⁠ #vintage⁠ #porcelainring⁠ #kcmade⁠ #germanjewelry⁠ #24kgold⁠ #kansascityartist⁠ #blackgoldjewelry⁠ #madeinkc⁠ #summerinthecity⁠ #summerinkc⁠ #cityoffountains⁠ #bluegold⁠…

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My china-painting techniques allow me to paint the bottom of my pieces. I recently figured this out and have been painting avidly. Here are some examples of “feet” or “bottoms”:

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Our annual C Y B E R + M O N D A Y + S A L E is LIVE and we are selling all of our jewelry for a special discount through our website: www.melaniesherman.com. No need to enter any coupons or promo codes: every piece of handmade jewelry is $5 off! These Blue & White…

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Out of an abundance of caution for the Omicron variant and due to supply chain issues with supplies, the Armory Art Center has made the difficult decision to cancel this Visiting Master Artist Workshop. Please check back for any future workshops at the Armory Art Center! (updated 01/12/2022) Armory Art Center811 Park PlaceWest Palm Beach,…

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Wrapping up the photoshoot of these lovely porcelain ‪platters‬ with Japanese decal (Irezume motif)‬  

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Originally published in November 2015 issue of Ceramics Monthly, page 16. http://www.ceramicsmonthly.org . Copyright, The American Ceramic Society. Reprinted with permission.

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Storefront in Kansas City, Missouri: 2011 Baltimore Avenue Kansas City, MO 64108 Dear Holiday Shoppers, our online store is empty while we are selling our ceramic jewelry at the Holiday Mart in Kansas City and the Holiday Boutique in Overland Park in November. We will be back with a full store in December. Sign up…

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Cerbera Gallery – 2011 Baltimore Ave – Kansas City, Missouri 64108 The festive season starts on Friday 12/2 at 4PM with a custom illuminated display idea showcasing handmade gift ideas, jewelry, painting, photography, limited edition prints as well as drawings, functional and sculptural ceramic. There are works by the artists that have been with us…

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I have a wide variety of china paint supplies available here on my website. I will bring several items with me for purchase to my workshops as well: These luster brushes are perfect for working with lusters; the bristles will hold up to the luster and can be covered by the cap that also acts…

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After a couple of months of wheel throwing and slip casting, I am back behind the wheel. China Painting is almost like riding a bike, but you have to find your way back to it every time you start again. Sometimes the pigments are grainy and don’t mix as well as the last time, the…

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November 14 + 15, 2015 at Belger Crane Yard Studios 2011 Tracy Ave Kansas City, Missouri 64108 Sign up: gallery@redstarstudios.org 816-474-7316     Learn techniques for this beautiful post-glaze firing decoration style. This workshop coincides with Sherman’s exhibition at Belger Crane Yard Gallery. Saturday will consist of different China-painting techniques on plates and tiles. Aspects…

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“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…

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College of Lake County Ceramics Department 19351 W Washington St Grayslake, Illinois 60030         Please join us for a hands-on workshop with Melanie Sherman: Friday, April 13, 1-9pm & Saturday, April 14, 9am-4pm. Melanie will be demonstrating china paint, decals, lusters, Kintsugi, and gold leaf finishes. Participants will decorate commercial tile that…

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In Kansas City, You’ll Soon Be Able to Sleep in a Former Brewery by ERIN FLORIOAugust 8, 2018 Original Article [Here] It doesn’t get much more ‘Heartland’ than that. Kansas City is so hot right now. On the heels of the Queer Eye news (the Fab Five will film season three there) and the 21C opening, Aparium, one of the boldest…

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Culture Mashup Contemporary China Painting by Melanie Sherman China painting allows Melanie Sherman to combine multiple images and detailed patterning from various cultures on her work. Edition: January/February 2016 | Page 39 – 42 | www.potterymaking.org China painting is an ancient technique for the ornamentation of ceramics. The Chinese started decorating their porcelain wares as…

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Cup: The Intimate Object XIII Charlie Cummings Gallery | Online Only | October 7 – November 3, 2017                    

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Cup: The Intimate Object XIV Charlie Cummings Gallery 2040 NW 6th StGainesville, FL 32609352-514-8821 Friday, October 5: Opening reception (time TBA) Saturday, October 6: Show opens online at 12pm Eastern October 6-November 2: Cup: The Intimate Object XIV

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Opening Reception: Friday November 20th 6pm to 9pm End of Run: Wednesday, January 20th, 2016 Artist/Curator Talk: Saturday November 28th or Saturday December 5th An exhibit at Reese Gallery curated by Dan Anderson Guest curator and professor emeritus at Southern Illinois University in ceramics, Dan Anderson, brings his vision to the upcoming exhibit “Decalcomania” at…

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Curated by DAN ANDERSON OPENING RECEPTION: Friday November 20th, 2015 from 6:00 to 9:00pm REESEgallery 3410 Wisconsin Street Saint Louis, MO 63118 www.thereesegallery.com ruthannreese@gmail.com 314.954.7638                   Guest curator and professor emeritus at Southern Illinois University in ceramics, Dan Anderson, brings his vision to the upcoming exhibit DECALCOMANIA at Reese Gallery.  In this…

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The Atlanta Contemporary Art Center & Signature will welcome an outstanding group of the nation’s top ceramic artists to Atlanta this fall. It’s an excellent opportunity to view and to touch over 1500 pieces of new ceramic work and to talk with the artists while making your purchases. There will be some familiar faces from…

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This is the wallpaper design, printed on a bunch of printer sheets and spread out on the floor. Can’t wait to see these on a wall!

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DISH Medalta | Yuill Gallery 713 Medalta Ave. Medicine Hat, Alberta October 19, 2017 – January 30, 2018 Reception: Thursday, November 9, 2017, 6 – 8 pm   The Medalta DISH exhibition will be held from October 19th –January 30th in Medalta’s Yuill Gallery as well as online. The reception will be held on Thursday…

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I have been and will be adding new items to my etsy store as new work is coming out of the kiln: Go to my ETSY SHOP, enter promo code THANKS2015 and receive $10 off for every order over $100. [This promo expires 12/05//2015]              

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Topics in Ceramics: History of Ceramics II Professor: Michele Fricke “While design is widespread, it has never been popular: it speaks only to an elite. Correspondingly, design is not concerned with the popular idea of beauty. In fact, it looks down on popular taste. My own definition of beauty includes popular taste… Beauty is not…

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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…

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HANG IN THERE WHO DO YOU KNOW who would love to receive these lovely, handmade glazed-porcelain earrings? Reminiscent of vintage European dinnerware, the earrings are designed by Melanie Sherman, a native of Germany and now a Kansas City-based artist. Porcelain ear dangles, $69.00, available at Cerbera Gallery, 2011 Baltimore Avenue, KCMO in the Crossroads or…

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Topics in Ceramics: History of Ceramics I Professor: Michele Fricke Ceramics production in France was rare prior to the 17th century. Although a thriving pottery community was established in Italy, and Italian potters came to France to visit and work, the French were not particularly interested in producing ceramic wares in their own country. [1]…

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Here’s the video that shows the whole stage of cameo carving. From the Conch Shell to a jewel, unique in its kind. Made by expert hands of great artists!!!

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Friday, June 28th –Opening and Reception 5-9p.m.Sunday, August 4th – show closes. 

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My favorite cocktails are made with gin. I am not a big drinker, but I think Gin has a refreshingly crisp taste. It has evolved from its original purpose as a medicinal drink to a selected choice of beverage for any connoisseur. It derives its main flavor from Juniper Berries, but there are many variations…

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Racine Art Museum  |  441 Main Street, Racine, WI 53403  |  262.638.8300 Go for Baroque: Opulence and Excess in Contemporary Art May 22 – September 4, 2016 This summer, RAM goes “glam” with exhibitions featuring artists who explore the decorative and excessive as well as things that gleam and shine. Go for Baroque: Opulence and Excess in Contemporary…

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[see the original article here] Baroque is one of those words whose meaning changes slightly depending on context and perspective—it could refer to a specific or general time period or a style of art, architecture, music, or other creative endeavor. Possibly derived from a Portuguese word for a misshapen pearl, it has a history that…

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Now Open: Handmade for your Valentine ☀️?❤️? ClayAkar’s 3rd Annual Valentine’s Day show featuring handmade ceramic jewelry from selected artists. Jennifer Allen, Jeremy Brooks, Carole Epp, Autumn Higgins, MyungJin Kim, Lorna Meaden, Didem Mert, Richard Neal, Liz Pechacek, Melanie Sherman, and Michelle Summers [Images by Clay Akar]

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Hilarious video where the History of Japan is condensed in a satirical 9 minute summary.

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Sherry Leedy Contemporary Art is hosting a Holiday Hot Shop with 16 different artists. Come find a gift for family, friends, and yourself! Opening Friday, November 24, 11-5! Melanie Sherman, Beth Lo, Chris Gustin, Nora Othic, Anne Pearce, Nicole Aquillano, Larry Thomas, Candice Methe, Kevin Mullins, Arnie Zimmerman, Jennifer Wilkinson, Joey Watson, David Crane, Bobbi…

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We will be at the Holiday Mart KC at Bartle Hall this weekend in Booth 303. If you are in Kansas City you should definitely stop by and say HELLO! We brought our entire jewelry inventory and have a killer booth set up this year!! Christmas came early this year and we are already in…

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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…

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