ce·​ra·​mist | \ sə-ˈra-mist How to pronounce ceramist (audio) , ˈser-ə- \
variants: or ceramicist \ sə-​ˈra-​mə-​sist How to pronounce ceramicist (audio) \

Definition of ceramist

: one who makes ceramic products or works of art

Examples of ceramist in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Photographs by William Christenberry and Diane Arbus are on hand, as well as works by the ceramist Betty Woodman and the painter Jacob Lawrence. New York Times, "Spring Shows to Keep Art Lovers Busy," 10 Mar. 2020 For two weekends in May and again in November, people can tour hundreds of artist spaces and studios and watch sculptors, ceramists and painters at work. Nina Sovich, WSJ, "Austin Getaway: A Grown-Up’s Guide to the Cool-Kid City," 15 Jan. 2020 North Carolina ceramist Michael Sherrill set out to make if not a better teapot, at least a more distinctive one. Mark Jenkins, Washington Post, "In the galleries: If creative ceramics are your cup of tea, go to the Renwick Gallery," 3 Sep. 2019 At center stage are hundreds of pieces of porcelain by Théodore Deck, a 19th-century French ceramist, piled on tables and lined up row after row in the main floor’s enfilade of rooms. Whitney Robinson, ELLE Decor, "Peter Marino’s Southampton Retreat Puts His Passion for French Porcelain on Full Display," 11 Sep. 2019 Mallorca, SpainEver more crews are being drawn to the good life of Mallorca's mountain fincas and elegantly faded Art Nouveau apartments, with Palma's Santa Catalina district now pulsing with incoming ceramists, craftspeople, and artists. Oliver Pilcher, Condé Nast Traveler, "How One Family Swapped a Hectic, Tech-Filled Schedule for Low-Key Beach Life," 23 Aug. 2019 Alicudi Secret Retreat is a nest of perfection, converted by a Corsican ceramist to feel like a watchtower. Antonia Quirke, Condé Nast Traveler, "These Islands Near Sicily Might Be the Last Uncrowded Part of Italy," 22 Aug. 2019 Trained as a ceramist, Dennis Lee Mitchell has long worked with fire. Mark Jenkins, Washington Post, "In the galleries: Some art is sultry, while other pieces are smoky," 19 July 2019 Nearly 100 painters, sculptors, ceramists, metal artists and more will be offering their work for sale at the juried affair, which will also feature a wine tasting. Greg Crawford, Detroit Free Press, "The weekend: Bill Maher, front-porch music in Ferndale, Arts and Acts in Northville," 19 June 2019

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First Known Use of ceramist

1855, in the meaning defined above

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“Ceramist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ceramist. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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