Hideaki Miyamura left Japan and came to the United States in 1989 after a six-year apprenticeship with master potter Shurei Miura. Miyamura adapts forms from traditional Chinese ceramics, and is especially interested in the iridescent glazes of the Song dynasty (960–1279 AD).
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Mary Carroll creates hand-built ceramic pieces encrusted with colorfully molded flowers, fruits, and vegetables. Carroll was inspired by the baroque and rococo ceramic pieces that she saw in Europe and began making her contemporary versions.
Yvonne Jacquette studied at the Rhode Island School of Design from 1952 to 1956. She taught at Moore College of Art in Philadelphia in 1972 and was a visiting artist and painting instructor at the University of Pennsylvania from 1972 to 1976 and again from 1979 to 1982.