Mark’s Courses at Project Art Virtual Studio:
Mark Shapiro has taught over a hundred workshops across the country and abroad and is a frequent lecturer, curator, panelist, and writer. His work is included in many public collections. Mark is mentor to a number of apprentices who have trained at his Stonepool Pottery. He is the editor of A Chosen Path: The Ceramic Art of Karen Karnes (UNC Press 2010) and his interviews of Karnes, Michael Simon, Paulus Berensohn, and Sergei Isupov are in the Smithsonian Archives of American Art. He sits on the advisory board of Ceramics Monthly, and is a contributing editor to Studio Potter magazine and a founding member of POW! (Pots on Wheels!). Mark began researching 19th-century Black freeman potter Thomas W. Commeraw as a Smithsonian Artist Resident Fellow in 2019. He is continuing this research with a 2021 Research Fund Project Grant from the Center for Craft.
For more information, please visit https://www.stonepoolpottery.com