Mug 1

By Arthur Halvorsen



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Textured earthenware mug infused with copper carbonate, which gives the clay a very toasted brick color, then lined on the inside with a white Majolica glaze and decorated with hand-drawn, mono printed underglaze transfers. 100% Food Safe 100% Lead-free *Top Rack Dishwasher safe *Microwave Safe

Ceramic (earthenware infused with copper, underglaze, slip, glaze)

4.5 x 3 x 3.5 inches

About the artist

Arthur Halvorsen (he/him/his) received his BFA in Ceramics from the Maine College of Art ‘07. His artwork uses bright colors, textures and patterns on earthenware, and sometimes found objects, or tacks, screws and nails fired directly into the clay. Recently he has been creating semi permanent and permanent murals with spray paint on concrete walls and plywood due to recent events. Arthur tends to gather inspiration from print advertisements, coloring books, children's story books, tattoos and neon lights… just to name a few. He is based in Somerville, MA where he teaches classes and workshops at his home studio at Mudflat Studios as well as Lesley University in Cambridge. Arthur has done residencies at craft institutions and been visiting artist around the country to places like Penland School of Craft, Penland NC, Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts, Newcastle, ME and Haystack Mountain Craft School, Deer Isle, ME. His work has been featured in Ceramics Monthly, Pottery Making Illustrated, Studio Potter, and ArtScope Magazine. He was also recently featured and interviewed for his work in the community for NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams and on Boston local station, WCVB TV’s News Magazine “Chronicle.” Arthur was recognized as a 2019 Brother Thomas Fellow recipient for his work as an artist and educator in the field of ceramics within the Boston area....Read MoreRead Less
Media: Ceramic
Category: Home/Kitchen

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