Maria Nordgren's main work is functional domestic ware, thrown in Limoges porcelain and electric fired with a clear glaze.
Gas fired porcelain; thrown and glazed with Celadon, Copper Red, Chun or Tenmoku glazes. Fired with Fran Marquis at Springfield Creative Arts in Arbroath.
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.
Maria has been making these translucent, hand built tea light holders for years. She still has a few left for sale at her open studio events. High fired porcelain from Scarva, Northern Ireland, with plant and textile impressions or hand drawn designs.
Wood fired stoneware; thrown and fired either completely unglazed or glazed only on the inside
These are from a firing at Nancy Fuller's Anagama kiln in Aberdeenshire.