Jan Schachter

Fruit Bowl

$50

Jan Schachter

Portola Valley, California

I first encountered clay at age 6, sculpting animals in the basement of a hobbyist / ceramics teacher in Queens, New York. I intermittently continued building with clay throughout grade school. In high school an art teacher demonstrated throwing on the wheel and encouraged my interest in ceramics. In 1964, while employed as a research microbiologist in New York City, I began attending evening classes at Greenwich