Author Profile
Meredith McGriff

Meredith McGriff is the author of The Michiana Potters: Art, Community, and Collaboration in the Midwest. Although she has worked as a ceramic artist in the past, she is currently focused on researching and writing about pottery tours and other types of artist communities. Learn more about her work and participate in the pottery tour survey at Meredith can be reached at: Details about the 2021 Michiana Pottery Tour (September 25 – 26, 2021) can be found at


I hope, now, that my ongoing research and future publications will highlight this model of community building both within and beyond the contemporary art world, in a way that could serve society at large, helping researchers in the humanities build a better understanding of how and why people choose to work together, and more importantly, how they do so productively.