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  • Writer's pictureKaren Seiger

Photo of the Day – July 6, 2010: Ceramics by Michiko Shimada

This Sunday is Summerware: Ceramics in Brooklyn!  This inaugural event “brings together the New York community of clay artist, potters and progressive ceramic designers.”  Some of my favorite ceramics artists will be there, including Michiko Shimada, who creates fine, lovely, and unusual pieces in her Brooklyn studio.  I first saw her distinct designs at a Homemade Brooklyn pop-up shop, and then again at the Renegade Craft Fair in McCarran Park.  This Sunday, you can find her at the Makers Market at the Old American Can Factory.

Michiko’s tiny stump card holder is a sweet conversation piece, and this Humpty Dumpty is the perfect adornment for every bookshelf.  Her Vita collection of vases is more abstract, representing both the curves of the body and its internal forms.  Michiko will be on hand to talk with you about her work this Sunday.  For a preview, visit her lovely Etsy shop.


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