The Crown & Pumpkin is a Thanksgiving Feast of fine art, fine craft and fine food in the Clayton and Almonte areas. The Tour provides the public with an opportunity to meet the artists who share their passion and their stories.
Visit these artists who will be exhibiting at the Almonte Potters Guild – Pottery Studio or at their own studios. Here’s a little preview of what and who you will see.
Almonte Potters Guild – Pottery Studio – Stop 12 on the Tour Map – Tour Map
I grew up in Germany and spent my childhood summers in Holland, playing outside in the rain and on the beach, using whatever nature provided…
I studied Visual Marketing Design, and in 1994 I moved to Canada with my husband and started working with clay in 2003.
Taking several classes with Rosemary McGinnes, Chantler Swain, Saskia Praamsma, attending numerous workshop and practicing countless hours, I am now creating a unique selection of lively and colourful pottery, strongly influenced by European designs.
My choice of clay as a medium was made by my fascination with being able to make “SOMETHING” out of “NOTHING”. And what could be more fun than turning a piece of dirt into a beautiful ceramic vessel…
I live in Mississippi Mills surrounded by a creative bunch: my husband and our 2 kids.”