Maureen Mills gathers wood for the New Hampshire Institute of Art (NHIA) Fushigigama (wonder kiln) in Sharon, New Hampshire, 2018.
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Maureen Mills

Maureen Mills is Ceramics Department Head at the New Hampshire Institute of Art in Manchester, New Hampshire, and the author of Surface Design for Ceramics, a Lark publication. She lives and works in her studio in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, with husband and potter Steven Zoldak. Contact her at


Jennifer Markmanrud on the wheel at the NHIA, Manchester, New Hampshire. Photograph by Maureen Mills.
This past winter a unique opportunity to share the workshop experience with one of my students presented itself through the North Country Studio Workshops (NCSW).