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MACKENZIE + BRISCOE
JOINT EXHIBITION BY TWO HIGHLY CELEBRATED STUDIO POTTERS

JULY 16, 2016 - AUGUST 6, 2016
3:00 - 5:00PM

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Warren MacKenzie studied painting at Art Institute of Chicago then switched to ceramics after serving in WWII. Captivated by pottery, he and his wife Alix made regular trips to Field Museum of Natural History. They then went to England for a happy and productive apprenticeship with Bernard Leach in St Ives meeting Lucie Rie, Hans Coper and Shoji Hamada. On their return, they settled in Stillwater, MN where he continued his studio and still lives till today. He became professor of ceramics at the University of Minnesota teaching legions of students and making Minnesota a clay state retiring in 1990 a Regents Professor.


“Don’t overlook the less obvious pieces, the simple bowls, plates or yunomi…extraordinary objects because they are ordinary objects. It is in these that you will find the real pots, the real MacKenzie” John Reeve


The Warren MacKenzie
Scholarship Fund has been
set up at the Northern Clay Center,
Minneapolis MN.
A portion of each sale will go to this.
Individuals may contribute too.

UPDATED August 30 2017

Warren MacKenzie AMERICAN MASTER

Drop Rim Bowl w/Iron Marks
4.5 x 11.5 in.  
stoneware

Tall Yellow Bottle 2016
15.75 x 7.25 in.  
stoneware

Grey Fluted Teapot 2016
7 x 7 in.  
stoneware

Medium Shino Platter w/Wipes
3.25 x 13 in.  
stoneware

Oatmeal Teapot w/Brush Marks
4.5 x 8 x 7 in.  
stoneware

Grey Brown Bowl w/Tracks 2016
4 x 7 in.  
stoneware

Medium Platter with Finger Wipes
4 x 19 x 19 in.  
stoneware

Amber Bowl w/Tracks 2016
4 x 9.25 in.  
stoneware

Large Grey Platter Yellow and Iron
3.25 x 14 in.  
stoneware

Shino Platter w/Markings
2.5 x 13.25 x 13.25 in.  
stoneware

Blue Bowl w/Horizontal Lines
4.25 x 6 in.  
stoneware

Yellow Bowl w/Tracks 2016
3.75 x 7.5 in.  
stoneware

Blue Bowl

stoneware

Fluted Tan Teapot 2015
7.5 x 7.5 x 5.5 in.  
stoneware

White Triangular Button Box
5 x 4.25 in.  
stoneware

Medium Grey Platter, Iron w/Blue
12 x 12 x 2.25 in.  
stoneware