Gas fired porcelain; thrown and glazed with Celadon, Copper Red, Chun or Tenmoku. Fired with Fran Marquis at Springfield Cterative Arts in Arbroath.
Maria has been making these translucent, hand built tea light holders many years and she still makes some for her open studio events. High fired porcelain from Scarva, Northern Ireland, with plant and textile impressions or hand drawn designs.
Maria Nordgren's main work is functional domestic ware, thrown in Limoges porcelain and usually with a transparent glaze.
Wood fired stoneware; thrown and fired either completely unglazed or glazed only on the inside (the soup
bowls & beakers); from a firing in June 2018, where Maria assisted in a firing at Nancy Fuller's Anagama
kiln in Aberdeenshire.
Work made in collaboration with willow weaver Rachel Bower, Forfar, combining willow and clay to make functional and decorative pieces. The ceramic parts are porcelain or stoneware and can be either electrical, raku or wood fired.