The Ever-Changing Style of Connee Mayeron Cowles’s Pottery

Davida Erdahl

Check with Connee Mayeron Cowles how long it took her to make a bowl or platter, and she’ll smile and say, “49 a long time.” Years of encounters tell and encourage her art kind. “Wherever I go and whomever I satisfy, it helps make a subconscious imprint on my operate,” she says.

Pottery came to Mayeron—the title she takes advantage of to indicator her works—by happenstance in her early 20s though living in Colorado, in which she also uncovered to bake bread, which became an obsession. 

“A friend approached me and brought me to a potter’s household, basically declaring, ‘I assume you will like this.’” The tactile, gratifying quality of clay transformed all the things, she says of her 1st forays at that potter’s household. 

Before long the St. Louis Park native was back at the University of Minnesota, in which she enrolled in a ceramics course and uncovered from

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