Meet Ortrud “Trudy” Fowler

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Please introduce yourself: Ortrud Fowler – Former Director of Network Marketing and Development for Rocky Mountain PBS for several decades and grandmother of 10. How many years have you been a member of the Colorado Potters Guild? 45 years What does it mean to you to be a member of the Colorado Potters Guild? Membership […]

Meet Mary Lou Steenrod

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Please introduce yourself: I am Mary Lou Steenrod and am a potter living and working in Littleton, Colorado and Morgan, Vermont. How many years have you been a member of the Colorado Potters Guild? What does it mean to you to be a member of the Colorado Potters Guild? As a member of the guild since […]

Meet Rolf Dahl

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Please introduce yourself: I moved to CO in 1967 to go to graduate school in cell and molecular biology. I’ve been retired for ten years after working at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center for 35 yrs.  Now I do ceramic work in a converted garage in Wheat Ridge. I am married and I […]

Meet Jo Sanders

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Please introduce yourself: My name is Jo  Sanders. I grew up in suburban Chicago and attended the University of Michigan.  I earned a B.A. degree in English Literature and a Master’s degree in Social Work  at the U of M, as well as a “Mrs.” My husband and I have two children and three delightful grandchildren, […]

Meet Cindy Guajardo

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Please introduce yourself: My name is Cindy Guajardo and I’m an artist/potter living in Fort Collins, CO. I also manage the Colorado Potters Guild website and social media channels. Chances are that if you’ve messaged the guild through our website, I’m the one that responds to your general query.  How many years have you been a member of […]

Meet Sarah Christensen

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Please introduce yourself: I was always encouraged to be an artist, and I always wanted to be one.  I dabbled in lots of mediums as a kid, but not until I touched clay in high school did I really think it could happen. I went to college to blow glass, but after many burns, found clay […]

Meet James Kelly

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Please introduce yourself: I’m James Kelly and I’m a potter living in Denver CO. I’ve had a love for ceramics since I took my first class in high school in Michigan. Working with clay is a like working with no other medium, there are endless possibilities. I moved to Colorado after college with a friend […]

Meet Kathleen Laurie

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Please introduce yourself: My name is Kathleen Laurie and I joined the guild 18 years ago after working in other studio/classroom type scenarios.  What does it mean to you to be a member of the Colorado Potters Guild? It is a unique space with my clay family. Being a potter usually means working in isolation unless […]

Meet Jessa Decker-Smith

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Please introduce yourself: I come from creators. We are a crafty people. My mother worked tirelessly to support her four daughters and though she never allowed herself to devote much time to intentional art, she was constantly creating. From the charcoal drawings she made of her children, to the paper fireplace and mantle she created […]

Meet Carolyn Lievers

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Please introduce yourself: I have been a member of the Colorado Potters Guild since January 1991. Over my years in the Guild I have served as guild director, kiln director, acting vice president, president, membership chair, show chair, treasurer and assistant treasurer, truck driver, set up and loader assistant, door keeper, and refreshments co-chair. What […]