ceramist

noun
ce·​ra·​mist | \sə-ˈra-mist, ˈser-ə-\
variants: or ceramicist \sə-​ˈra-​mə-​sist \

Definition of ceramist 

: one who makes ceramic products or works of art

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In 2006, Woodman was the first living ceramist to get a retrospective of her work at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and since then her market has started to tick upward. Kelly Crow, WSJ, "In London, Collectors Get Fired Up for Ceramics," 6 Oct. 2018 Lugo, who grew up in the neighborhood, is an award-winning ceramist who teaches at Temple University. Cassie Owens, Philly.com, "Throwing down: How this potter from Kensington found fine art success," 26 June 2018 The couple – married 65 years – focused almost entirely on artists and craftsmen from the region: painter Arthur B. Carles, furniture designer George Nakashima, ceramist Rudolf Staffel, and many others. Stephan Salisbury, Philly.com, "Dr. Perry Ottenberg's great Philly art collection heads to auction this weekend," 31 May 2018 The article also referred incorrectly to works by the ceramist Michael Frimkess. Adam Popescu, New York Times, "Andy Warhol in the Powder Room. Christopher Wool on the Floor.," 29 May 2018 Throughout her life, Carrie was an accomplished and prolific painter, sculptor, and ceramist. Carrie Simon, courant.com, "Carrie Simon," 20 May 2018 Bear Bavinski, a noted American artist, has left a family in the States and moved in with aspiring ceramist Natalie — who is his wife and former model — along with their 5-year-old son, Charles, known as Pinch. Don Oldenburg, USA TODAY, "'The Italian Teacher': Tom Rachman's portrait of an artist and his son is picture-perfect," 20 Mar. 2018 In the mix are a palm collector’s tropical paradise, a sprawling view estate with reflecting pools and rose gardens, an Asian garden home to a 30-year-old Japanese maple and the succulent-rich, 2-acre home garden of a renowned ceramist. Mary James, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Garden tours are gateways to spring," 7 Mar. 2018 The theme of contrast has been a lifelong — and career-defining — preoccupation for DiMattio, who grew up in Manhattan in the 1980s and 1990s and spent summers at her parents’ country home in Saugerties, N.Y. (her mother is also a ceramist). Mimi Vu, New York Times, "The Artist Testing the Limits of Ceramics," 6 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of ceramist

1855, in the meaning defined above

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