A Celebration of Farms and Food: New Work by Rebecca May Verrill at Maine Potters Market

  • July 12, 2017

For the month of July, Maine Potters Market features new work by member Rebecca May Verrill. This charming line of illustrative, functional earthenware celebrates farms and food, and the hard work that goes along with it. Cups, bowls and plates are adorned with individually drawn and carved chickens and tractors, smiling pigs, plants and vegetables and a variety of farming and gardening implements. This cast of characters on Rebecca’s new pots inspired by the Maine farming and gardening community will be sure to find a special place in people’s hearts, hands and homes.

Rebecca’s work is wheel thrown and trimmed, decorated with slips and underglazes, coated with food safe glazes and fired in an electric kiln. She chooses to work with earthenware as a material choice that aligns with her concern for reducing energy consumption.  A percentage of locally harvested clay from the region is mixed into each batch of clay that she uses. 
ABOUT REBECCA MAY VERRILL - Rebecca’s studio is based in the East Bayside neighborhood of Portland at Running with Scissors Art Studios. For more information about Rebecca and her work check out www.rebeccamayverrill.com,  or follow Rebecca May Verrill Ceramics on Facebook  or Instagram @rebeccamayverrill
ABOUT MAINE POTTERS MARKET – Founded in 1978 by a group of potters who envisioned a cooperative market where they could sell their wares to the public and share their knowledge of pottery with customers, Maine Potters Market currently consists of thirteen Maine potters working in eleven studios throughout the state. The rich variety of handmade work available for sale keeps Maine Potters Market customers returning. July hours:  Thursday – Saturday 10 – 9; Sunday – Wednesday: 10 – 8.

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Maine Potters Market

376 Fore Street
Portland  ME  04101