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.


Lenore Lampi

Lenore Lampi



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Lenore Lampi

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Art Involvement and Photos

Art Involvement
  • Artist
  • Arts Collector
  • Educator
Photo of Member
Photo of Artwork 1
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Artist Info

Artist Bio
• University of Minnesota, Minneapolis/MA Art Education/1998
• University of Minnesota, Duluth/Teachers License/ 1986
• University of Minnesota, Duluth/BA Degree/1974 Emphasis–Fine Arts

• Visual Artist , focus on functional and sculptural ceramics
• Art Educator, Virginia Public Schools, Virginia, MN, 1987-2008
• Instructor, Arrowhead University System, 1997-01

• Fahrenheit Biennial, American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, CA, 2018
• Finnish Emigrant Museum, Seinajoki, Finland, 2015
• Potviapori Summer Exhibition, Suomenlinna Island, Helsinki, 2014
• Jersey Shores National, Surf City, New Jersey, August, 2010
• It’s Only Clay 2009, Bemidji Community Art Center, Bemidji, MN/2009
• Platters and Pourers, Baltimore Clayworks, 2008, Baltimore, MD
• Luonnollisesti Suomalainen , Finn Fest 2008, Duluth, MN
• 25th Annual WARM All-Members Juried Exhibtion Fridley, MN,Mar/Apr/2008
• International Wood-Fire Conference 2007, Duluth, MN
• Second Foshan International Wood Fire Symposium 2007/Foshan, China
• Birch, Duluth Teachers Credit Union, Duluth, MN/ Nov/Dec/ 2006
• Celebrating Birch, The Giving Tree, Grand Marais, MN/Feb/2006
• Tiles of the Northern Plains: Building on Tradition, Superior WI/2006
• Arrowhead Biennial Exhibition: DAI, Duluth, MN/2004
• ARTcetera 2004. Miller-Dwan Foundation: Duluth,MN/2004
• Warmth. Kess Gallery: Ely,MN/ August 2004

• “Dish”, Shax Reigler, 2011

* Vaxjo, Sweden, Sister City of Duluth/Celebration of 25 years of S.C. relationship
• Cuyo University, Mendoza, Argentina
• Tweed Museum of Art, Duluth, MN: permanent collection–“Vessel”
• Guangdong Shiwan Ceramics Museum, Foshan,China
• Vermilion Community College, Ely, MN (Minnesota Percent for Art in Public Places):permanent installation–Pelt Wreath...
• Tweed Museum of Art, Duluth, MN: permanent collection–Untitled
• Virginia Secondary School,Virginia, MN: purchase: permanent collection–Marching Shadows

• Participation, Artcetera2004, Miller-Dwan Foundation Auction/2004
• Member, Arrowhead Regional Arts Board, Duluth,MN/1983-1985

• Art Resources Gallery, Minneapolis
• Bell Street Gallery, Madeline Island, WI
• Cappaert Contemporary, Egg Harbor, WI
• Kess Gallery, Ely, MN
• Sivertson Gallery, Grand Marais, MN,
• Siiviis, Duluth, MN
• Vale Craft Gallery, Chicago, IL
Clay used
  • Other
Type of work
  • Functional
  • Sculptural
Firing range/type
  • Gas, high-fire reduction
  • Electric, mid-range
  • Wood
  • Wood/soda
  • Slab
  • Thrown and altered
  • Handbuilding
  • Slip-casting
Additional techniques
  • Carving
  • Extruding
  • Decals/image transfer
  • Tile Making

Member photo albums (1 Album)

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