Wine & Clay Artists
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Anna Stoysich - big room
Anna Stoysich Ceramics
All my work is hand built using coil or slabs. I use red earthenware clay and apply a white slip over the red clay. While the clay is still wet, I make the drawings by scratching through the white slip to reveal the red clay underneath in a process called sgraffito. Next, I apply two coats of underglaze for color and fire the pieces in the kiln. After the firing, I apply a clear glaze and liner glaze and fire the pieces once more. Each piece is unique and one of a kind.
Jenni Brant - small room
Burro Branch Studios
The pots are individually crafted from start to finish, using the potter’s wheel, draping molds, basic pottery tools, and my hands as the means to make parts that are altered and assembled into complete pieces. The damp green ware is decorated with pigmented slips and finished with luscious glazes, producing forms, motifs, and colors that challenge traditional masculine ceramics.
Alex Schmiechen - big room
Cabyn Fever Ceramics
I am a ceramic artist who creates functional wheel thrown and hand built ceramic work with an attention to surface decoration inspired by the natural world and abstract art. I enjoy creating items that have everyday functionality and, more importantly, encourage the user to pause and appreciate each object’s details and the present moment. I am based out of my home studio in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Stephanie Reed - big room
Clay and Oil
Clay and Oil is the name, pottery and oil painting is my game! I’m a solo artist/business owner with a drive to bring the beauty, textures, and colors of the outdoors into our homes. It’s easy to get caught up in technology these days. Handmade with passion, each one of a kind items bring the unique beauty of the outdoors in, to help us stop and truly appreciate the present moment through visual and functional art.
Emily MacFarland - big room
Emily MacFarland Ceramics
Emily MacFarlands a working ceramic artist based in Des Moines, Iowa. She makes brightly patterned pottery and ceramic sculptures. All of her work is handmade either using the potters wheel, or formed by hand. Each piece is then decorated with hand drawn details using a method called sgraffito. Sgrafitto is an Italian method of decorating where a colored slip or underglaze is an applied and then carved through to reveal the clay beneath.
Hanna Piepel - big room
Hanna Piepel Design Studio
I am an interdisciplinary artist exploring the areas of illustration and ceramics through surface design and image transfer techniques. My current body of work is a visual mash up of vintage florals and mid-century forms- showcasing my background in graphic design.
I focus on three themes: agriculture, Celtic motifs and nature. I use a slab roller, coil methods and the wheel to create my work. Most of the slab work is textured by wooden rollers or "found" everyday items. Wheel thrown work is sometimes enhanced by sprig applications, but generally are uniquely designed by my use of glaze treatments.
Jennifer Lee - big room
Jennifer Lee Studios
The landscapes that surround me are the inspiration for my ceramic creations. The glazes I select are a direct reflection of the colors, textures, and hues of the surroundings. Through this union of nature and art, I strive to create ceramic pieces that are functional, inviting you to engage with and appreciate the inherent artistry within everyday objects.
Julianna Dubin-Barz - small room
I am a queer Jew who loves to create in color. I draw inspiration from Jewish philosophy, music, and daily life. I enjoy working with glass because each piece is uniquely handcrafted. My pieces are characterized by vivid color combinations and mixed textures.
By transforming wispy wool fiber into soft, strong felt, I explore the potential for harmony and collaboration with nature. I embrace the natural textures of wet-felted wool and react with intricate needle-felted details, examining themes of conservation and change through botanical studies and landscapes.
Terri Eger - big room
I've been playing with clay making primarily functional pieces for more than 25 years. I draw from my love of the outdoors for inspiration in my work with natural tones and earthy pieces. I love the creation process and can lose myself when my hands are covered in clay but what fills me with even more joy is seeing my pieces being enjoyed by others. Mugs to cuddle up with on a cool day or serving pieces to draw people together around a table are at the heart of my work and sharing that joy with others keeps me coming back for more.
I recently moved to Iowa from Canada and have been welcomed into Emily MacFarland's studio at Mainframe Studios. The move has meant many changes including exploring new clay, glazes, materials and processes. I'm embracing these changes as part of the adventure and learning every day.
My fiber art is all about texture. Mostly inspired by nature. I combine macrame, crochet, latch hook and other forms of fiber art. Since moving to Iowa this year I have stared adding some hand made ceramics into my pieces. I’m always trying new things and am really excited about the direction my work has taken now.
Samantha Williams & Joey Norris - small room
We’re an Iowa-based designer and woodcrafter that creates wooden handmade organic jewelry, furniture, and custom wooden gifts with minimal and modern designs. All of our wood material comes from trees in Iowa that we upcycle and process that otherwise would’ve been burned or sent to the landfill.