(1910 - 2007)
Mary Goldsmith Scheier was active/lived in New Hampshire, Arizona / Mexico, Puerto Rico. Mary Scheier is known for ceramist, designer, craftsperson, educator.
Biography Mary Scheier
A pioneer in the techniques of modern studio pottery, Mary Scheier, working with her husband, Edwin Scheier, was known for utilitarian pots highlighted by skillfully applied glazes. With him creating and applying the glazes, the couple worked side by side most of their married life. In addition to thrown pottery, they made small sculptures from local clay, and some of these pieces resembled Sung Dynasty-era pottery. Rebirth of humans and animals was a reoccurring theme in their work.
Mary Scheier was born in Salem, Virginia, and in 1925, at age 15, moved to New York City, encouraged by an aunt who lived there. She enrolled in the Art Students League, the Grand Central School of Art, and the New York School of