Minnesota Women Ceramic Artists is a professional organization that supports

ceramic artists who identify as women in Minnesota. MNWCA provides its members opportunities for exhibiting, networking and mentoring throughout their ceramic careers. MNWCA furthers the creative and professional development of its members.


Lisa Truax



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Art Involvement and Photos

Art Involvement
  • Artist
  • Educator
Photo of Member
Photo of Artwork 1
Photo of Artwork 2

Artist Info

Artist Bio
Lisa S. Truax is originally from Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. She attended Carthage College, gaining BA degrees in Studio Art and Graphic Design with a Business minor. After working in design for 5 years, she attended Michigan State University and earned her MFA in ceramics. She is currently an Associate Professor of Art and Design at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota in Winona. She maintains a studio in Pickwick, Minnesota.
Clay used
  • Stoneware
  • Porcelain
  • Other
Type of work
  • Sculptural
  • Installation
Firing range/type
  • Gas, high-fire reduction
  • Electric, high-fire oxidation
  • Electric, mid-range
  • Slab
  • Coil
  • Throwing
  • Thrown and altered
  • Handbuilding
  • Slip-casting
Additional techniques
  • Carving
  • Decals/image transfer
  • Slip trailing
  • Mold Making
  • Glaze formulation/chemistry
  • Underglazes

Member photo albums (1 Album)

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