Elizabeth Cohen
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Elizabeth Cohen

Elizabeth is a Boston area independent studio potter creating wheel-thrown and altered functional and sculptural work in porcelain. Organic elements in nature, such as flowers, fruits, seeds, shells, and plants, inform her work. She explores varied metaphorical nuances, such as family, security, and comfort, in nesting sets. She holds a BA in English from Tufts University and a MAT from Simmons College.  She can be reached at elizabeth@elizabethcohenpottery.


Some students preferred to interact with the clay via a tool, while others used direct manipulation with their hands.
The idea of introducing visually impaired people to working with clay intrigued me because of the physical and psychological benefits it might offer them...their understanding of the world depends on what or whom they touch.