Maria Nordgren - Momentum Pottery

Material:
Porcelain,
Stoneware
Technique:
Hand building,
Throwing
Firing:
Electric,
Gas / Oil,
Wood fired

Maria Nordgren makes unique, functional pottery; thrown or hand built in porcelain and stoneware. She started pottery training in Sweden in the 70s, but went on to become a geologist and teacher, making or teaching pottery as a sideline. She became a full time potter after arriving in Scotland 2006, where she started Momentum Pottery and joined Scottish Potters' Association. She exhibits with SPA, Perthshire Open Studios, Alyth Arts and Craft Guild, Fusation and other art and craft groups. Since 2011 Maria has also exhibited and collaborated with willow weaver Rachel Bower from Forfar, combining willow and clay to make decorative and functional work.

Momentum pottery is equipped with an electric kiln, one momentum and three electric wheels. In 2016 it was extended to provide space for pottery classes. In 2016, Maria also started doing reduction gas firngs with Fran Marquis at Springfield Creative Arts, Arbroath, and has enjoyed firing work and assisted in several wood firings in England and Scotland.

This member runs courses:

Porcelain & Willow Christmas decorations' workshop Posted on by Maria Nordgren

One workshop running over two Sundays, making Christmas decorations combining porcelain and willow, with Maria Nordgren, Alyth, and willow weaver Rachel Bower, Forfar.

Two Sunday afternoons: Make the porcelain part of the decorations the first Sunday. We will fire them for you during the week and you can combine them with the willow the second Sunday. 

Time: 2nd and 9th December 1:30 - 4PM

Price: £ 60 per person, including tuition, materials and firing

Venue for both Sundays: Momentum Pottery, The Willow House, 6 St. Andrew Street, Alyth PH11 8AT

Contact: Maria at mnordgren@hotmail.co.uk or 07805038242; Rachel at wovenwillow@gmail.com or 07731 970735

Updated on 13/11/2018 12:18:00 by Maria Nordgren

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Maria Nordgren

Momentum Pottery

6 St. Andrew Street
Alyth PH11 8AT

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