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Maia Homstad

Maia Homstad has studied and practiced ceramics at numerous academic and community institutions across the United States. She was a recipient of a 2018 Fogelberg Fellowship Residency at Northern Clay Center where she was also a studio artist for many years. These days, in lieu of being in the studio, Maia reads, writes, and thinks about ceramics. She finds this surprisingly satisfying and a lot less messy.


The Shakers pursued perfection through purity, goodness, equality, kindness. I wanted to create pottery that embodied that same aesthetic...