2020 Grants for Apprenticeships Recipients

Mentor: Chris Baskin 
Apprentice: Dwayne Sackey 
Portland, Oregon chrisbaskin.com 

Dwayne Sackey earned a BFA from the Oregon College of Art and Craft in 2017. He has worked with young people, teaching ceramics and leading backpacking trips for nearly a decade. Follow Chris @chrisbaskinpottery and Dwayne @dwaynespots.  Left: Ceramic Work by Dwayne Sackey, 2021.



Mentor: Rachael DePauw 
Apprentice: Andrea Garcia 
New Orleans, Louisiana rachaeldepauw.com 

Andrea Garcia has worked as a studio assistant for Rachael DePauw since 2019. They began their apprenticeship in January of 2021. Follow Rachael @depauwpottery and Andrea @andrea.garcia.ceramics.  Left: Rachael DePauw pictured with works, 2021.



Mentor: Kate Waltman, The Triangle Studio 
Apprentice: Margaret Larson 
Seagrove, North Carolina katejohnstonpottery.com 

Margaret Larson graduated in 2019 with a BA in art from Guilford College in Greensboro, North Carolina. She has worked as a studio intern and teaching assistant since 2018. Follow Kate @kayetwaltman and Margaret @margaretlarsonpottery.  Left: Margaret Larson pictured with large vessel, 2021.




Mentor: Tara Wilson 
Apprentice: Michaela Bromberek 
Montana City, Montana tarawilsonpottery.com 

Michaela Bromberek earned her BA in psychology from the University of Wisconsin, La Crosse in 2019. She has worked as a studio assistant and apprentice since 2017. Follow Tara @teadubpottery and Michaela @michaelabromberek.  Left: Tara Wilson and Michaela Bromberek preparing for woodfiring, 2021.