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MudSlingers Pottery Works

For the first half of her adult life, Linda worked in a family business as a caterer and professional cook as well as in corporate pharmaceuticals as a Program Director and Event Planner. Throughout her life, she worked in various art mediums including oil painting, arts and crafts, water color, until she found her true love: clay. After realizing she can pull pots out of a kiln at 1750 degrees and place them onto flammable substances producing breathtaking results, a pyromaniac was born. 

Since then, Linda has been working with some of the foremost potters in the US, constantly improving her knowledge and skills in the throwing and firing processes, learning more interesting and unique techniques to produce gallery quality pieces and to now educate others interested in learning these firing methods.

Her works are sold at the Main Avenue Galleria in Ocean Grove, NJ, The Art Factory, Hawley, PA and at shows throughout New Jersey, New York and parts of Pennsylvania. Classes given in wheel throwing and hand building as well as workshops. 

Exhibitions:
2010 – ARTSCAP (Arts Coalition of Asbury Park, NJ) Members exhibition.
2011 – The Clay Place, Carnegie, Pennsylvania – Gallery Exhibition with The Potters Guild of NJ
2012 – SAMFA (San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts) – Electronic Exhibition at the International Show
2012 – Sally D. Francesco Gallery at Peters Valley – On Exhibition with The Potters Guild – August 18 through October 21.
2013 – Missouri State Western University (MWSU) Twin Cups Exhibition; March
2013 – Asbury Park, NJ Postcard Program. Postcards with artwork are distributed each month to all businesses  throughout the City.
2014 – Artworks Gallery, Trenton, NJ. On exhibit with The Potters Guild of NJ from December 6 – 27th.

 Accomplishments:
Studio Potter Archive – Interviewed and featured in their blog – March 2012
The Wonder Bar, Asbury Park, NJ. “Tillie” plate memorialized in their memorabilia case.

Member of:

Potters Council 
Peters Valley Art Center, Layton, NJ
Potters Guild of New Jersey
NCECA (National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts)
SCAHC (Sussex County Arts and Heritage Council)


Phone:. (973) 945-6083
Email: lgarrabrandt@yahoo.com
Website: lgarrabrandt.webs.com

Linda Garrabrandt