Mix of Style & Function

November 27, 2009 - May 16, 2010


Rebecca Harvey, Brick, 2005, Purchase in memory of Herta Rainey by her family and CMA Potters Guild 2007.12


Forty ceramic artists, including many noted Ohio artists, show the diversity of this medium in an exhibit pulled from our Permanent Collection – from functional tea bowls, plates and vases, to pieces that are highly decorative, colorful or earthy.


Don Pilcher, aka Georgette Ore, Untitled #67, Gift of the artist 2006.4


Featured Artists:

Charles Aydlett
Ralph Bacerra
Larry Calhoun
Syd Carpenter
Michael Chipperfield
Jaqueline Cohen
Willis “Bing” Davis
Ken Ferguson
Clement Giorgi
John Glick
Charlotte Gordon
Rebecca Harvey
Cary Hulin
Karen Karnes
Luke Lietzke
Tom & Ginny Marsh
Tim Mather
Tony Menzer
Paul Miklowski
Mark Nafziger
Otto & Gertrude Natzler
Jane Goslin Peiser
Don Pilcher, aka Georgette Ore
S. Purdy
Rita Talavera Quezada
Douglass Rankins & Will Ruggles
Richard Robishaw
George Roby
Brad Schweiger
Anna Silver
Bobby Silverman
Susanne Stephenson
Frank Susi
Toshiko Takezu
Tom Turner
Betty Woodman


Northeastern Ohio enjoys a rich history of ceramic arts. In the early 1990’s, with a sizeable ceramic collection already in place, the Museum decided that contemporary ceramics, 1950’s and forward, would be a focus of our Permanent Collection. Read more...