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Rookwood Pottery's New Spin on Tradition

From Cincinnati Magazine: Morgan Willenbrink and Lauren Thomeczek enjoy the best of both worlds in their roles at Rookwood Pottery. As sole members of the hand throwing team, they hone their craft daily by replicating classic Rookwood pieces in the same hands-on way previous generations of artists

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"Morgan Willenbrink and Lauren Thomeczek enjoy the best of both worlds in their roles at Rookwood Pottery. As sole members of the hand throwing team, they hone their craft daily by replicating classic Rookwood pieces in the same hands-on way previous generations of artists did. They also bring their own ideas to life by creating one-of-a-kind works as part of Rookwood’s exclusive Artist Series, as well as designing and prototyping exclusive products for area businesses."

 

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