Michael Newman started potting in 2001.
He first learned to throw at the
Brookline Art Center
and then continued his studies at
Mudflat Studio in 2003-2005.
At the Brookline Art Center Michael started studying pottery with
Diane Sullivan. In this class he met
and they have become fast friends and potting buddies.
In 2002 at BAC he continued his studies
under Chris Parris
The folds in his pots
are the influence of these studies with Chris Parris.
At Mudflat Studio Wayne
Fuerst helped refine his work and Cary Joseph taught him to work in
Michael then studied making teapots with Monica Ripley.
Michael is presently studying at Mudflat with Lynn Gervens.
To show how a pot gets made Michael created a series of photographs
that show the steps of
Massachusetts Institute of Technology ,
M.S. Engineering 1976
Michael's other business is as a software consultant:
Somerville, Massachusetts 2003
Brookline Arts Center,
Brookline, Massachusetts, 2000