Artist Interviews

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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Meet Ronnie Kohrt

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Please introduce yourself: My name is Ronnie Kohrt. I’m a new member of the Colorado Potters Guild and the owner and artist of Ugly Mug Pottery, LLC. Pottery has been a big part of my life for the past 15 years. It’s such a passion and love of mine. I’ve always felt clay is the most difficult medium […]